Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Jerusalem-based company partly owned by Hadassah Medical Center, has announced success of its clinical trial which tested the effectiveness of its oral insulin capsule on patients suffering from uncontrolled Type 1 diabetes.
Against almost all odds, 28-year-old Arin Nasser, who was born with thalassemia (a potentially fatal genetic disease), gave birth to a healthy baby boy at the Hadassah Medical Center, thanks to a unique procedure of implanting her previously frozen ovarian tissue.
At the dawn of the 2009 Jewish New Year, the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower had reached Underground Level 2. By Jewish New Year 2010, the skeletons of 17 out of the 19 floors--5 underground and 12 above ground-- were complete. The remaining few floors continue to appear as you read this. Please help to build the future of medicine in Jerusalem!
The king of South Africa’s Zulu tribe, in a desire to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS among his people, has decided to implement “Operation Abraham,” the Jerusalem AIDS and Hadassah Medical Center collaborative male circumcision program.
The Hadassah Medical Center’s recycling team, construction demolition crews, and amateur gardeners ensure that sensitivity to the environment is always a priority.
Hadasit, the Hadassah Medical Center’s technology transfer company, raised 11.5 million shekels on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, enabling it to achieve its first-ever significant profit of 13 million shekels.
The 2,000-year-old date seed germinated by Dr. Sarah Sallon, Director of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Louis L. Borick Natural Medicine Research Center, has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Hadassah International Reminder: Komen Race is Fast Approaching
We all know that sometimes things are not what they seem, that first impressions are not always accurate and that our worst fears can be groundless. Yet sometimes, the cause for concern is very real.