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3-Nov-2010
Prince Alexander Schaumburg-Lippe of Germany, in a desire to leverage his network of royalty and other high-powered individuals for the Hadassah cause, hosted an elegant dinner for Hadassah Germany at the prestigious China Club in Berlin.
3-Nov-2010
Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, Director General of the Hadassah Medical Center, visited London in October to meet and speak with current and potential donors about Hadassah’s past accomplishments and future goals and his vision for Israel’s capital city, Jerusalem.
3-Nov-2010
From Paris to Israel, New York to Italy, Amsterdam to London and beyond, young leaders from across the globe will gather in Vienna, November 19-21 for Young Hadassah's Annual Weekend.
3-Nov-2010
Two years into construction and the Hadassah Medical Center’s Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower is four months ahead of schedule--and on budget!
29-Oct-2010
Dear Friends, As you know, research is almost an obsession at Hadassah. Our doctors, nurses, technicians and medical students spend many hours practicing translational medicine – taking their patients problems into the labs and searching for solutions to conditions they confront daily – with the hope that what they learn and accomplish will result in better diagnostic tools, better medications and better treatments.
26-Oct-2010
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center have identified the gene mutation that causes one of 20 Caucasus Jewish babies to be born with cerebellum atrophy, a severe brain defect.
26-Oct-2010
Continuing the stem cell research collaboration between the Hadassah Medical Center and the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan, Philanthropist Alfred Taubman of Detroit has donated $300,000 to Hadassah for research into the use of stem cell technology to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
26-Oct-2010
To share the Hadassah Medical Center's breakthroughs in identifying gene mutations that cause serious diseases in children, Prof. Orly Elpeleg, Direct of Hadassah's Department of Genetic and Metabolic Diseases, convened Israel's first-ever Monique and Jacques Roboh Department of Genetic Research Neurogenetic Seminar. Mr. Roboh, whose generosity made possible the creation of the Research Department, is a member of the Hadassah International Board of Directors.
26-Oct-2010
Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem, which houses Israel’s largest kidney stone treatment center, has purchased a new, state-of-the-art lithotripter, the” Dornier Gemini.”
26-Oct-2010
Often, the Hadassah Medical Center receives emergency calls asking for help with sick or wounded diplomats stationed in Israel as well as their spouses and children; in October, however, an emergency call came regarding an American diplomat hospitalized in Amman, Jordan, who was experiencing bleeding adjacent to his brain stem.