Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University have found that the most common form of white blood cells, called neutrophils, contain at least three distinct subtypes. Some fight the development of cancer, while others provide a hospitable environment for their growth.
Hadassah is delighted to start the new year with the announcement of a $6.5 million grant awarded to the Hadassah Medical Organization from the Wohl Legacy Foundation to create the Wohl Institute for Translational Medical Research
Under the patronage of HSH the Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Dr. h.c. Charlotte Knobloch and Veronika Ferres, this elegant Hadassah Europe event will take place in the Embassy Ballroom of the Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz.
Reservations are being accepted.
The award ceremony took place at the Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman 4th International Conference on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disabilities and Human Development, which brings together medical professionals from around the world to focus on meeting the needs of children with chronic diseases or disabilities and their families. Dr. Evelyn Lipper is a leader in the field of child development and a visionary and supporter of Hadassah's work in this area, particularly Hadassah's Goshen Project with its outreach to the community.
The Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness (LJPCW) Center for Women at the Hadassah Medical Center is actively engaged in basic science and clinical research concerning gender health issues, as well as advocacy for gender health equity in research and treatment.
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems including an oral insulin pill based on Hadassah Medical Center research, has received a patent from the Israel Patent Office for its invention, “Methods and Compositions for Oral Administrations of Exenatide.”
For nearly half a year, Miri Eliahu could not speak; her voice became a squeak that frightened her grandchildren. Then she found her way to the Hadassah Medical Center’s Voice Clinic and within 81 minutes, her voice was back.
A new study has shown what Hadassah has known for a long time -- medical clowns do help kids suffer less pain during tests.
Hadassah International stands with the people of France in condemning intolerance and terrorism.
On behalf of the many supporters of Hadassah around the world, we want to add our voice of condolence and solidarity for the people of France, and in particular for the victims, 10 journalists and 2 policemen, who were massacred in Paris.