Knowing that the medicine of tomorrow cannot be practiced in the settings of yesterday, Hadassah embarked on the daunting task of preparing for the future. After careful exploration and examination of the Medical Centerís current facilities, it became clear that Hadassah needed a new, totally different inpatient facility to match its first-rate health care team.
Nehama Grenimann Bauch is a gifted artist, a compassionate fundraiser, an innovator, and a relentless go-getter. Her trail of projects, conducted on behalf of Young Hadassah International, marry her passions for art, psychology, global outreach, and healing.
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University have discovered in experimentation with mice that the mechanism of cell regeneration that is switched on during pregnancy may be triggered for cell regeneration in older patients.
Dr. Mordechai Duvdevani, Director of Endo-urology and Lithotripsy in the Hadassah Medical Centerís Department of Urology has been elected to an elite international committee that determines which medical centers throughout the world will be authorized to conduct fellowships in endo-urology.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), an international leader in diabetic research, the Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University, and Pfizer have begun a collaborative project to explore the potential of drugs to stimulate replication and regeneration of insulin-producing cells in people with Type 1 diabetes.
While visiting the Hadassah Medical Centerís Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center a year ago, Ed and Ruth Levinson of Orinda, California, noticed that the train was not working. This observation began a long-term relationship between Mr. Levinson, an attorney and model train aficionado, and Hadassahís toy locomotive.
Inducing the replication of heart cells, scientists in the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Hadassah Medical Center Heart Institute took atrial appendages (muscular pouches of the atrium wall) from mice and rats and successfully grew stem cells in large quantities.
Hadassah United Kingdomís trustees were delighted to welcome Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat to London on March 23 to share his vision for Jerusalemís future with UK supporters. The Mayor noted that Hadassah sits squarely in the center of that vision.
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