Liver Disease Early Diagnosis Device Developed at Hadassah Medical Center Receives Exemption from FDA, Providing Fast Track for Approval
BreathID, a noninvasive early diagnosis device for acute liver failure developed at the Hadassah University Medical Center, has been fast-tracked by the FDA toward approval.
Placental Cells Found to Have Potential to Mitigate Acute Radiation Syndrome
"In pre-clinical studies," notes Prof. Raphael Gorodetsky, head of the Biotechnology and Radiobiology Laboratory at the Sharrett Institute of Oncology at Hadassah University Medical Center, "we found that placental-derived cells potentially have the ability to increase the survival rate of animals following exposure to lethal doses of total body irradiation."
Reunion at Hadassah Commemorates Saving of Life by Organ Recipient Families who Later Became Organ Donors
Three families whose lives were intertwined by organ transplantation reunited recently at Hadassah University Medical Center to commemorate the saving of life following the tragic death of loved ones.
Saving a Toddler with a Huge Liver Tumor: a Hadassah Patient Success Story
Diagnosed with an
extremely large liver tumor, two-year-old Ilana was treated by the Hadassah
University Medical Center’s multidisciplinary team with an individualized
course of chemotherapy directly into the arteries of her liver. Despite the
difficulty of such a procedure in a small child weighing less than 22 pounds,
Ilana is now a happy, healthy baby.
Virtual Reality to the Rescue at Hadassah University Medical Center for Victims of Post-Traumatic Stress
With an expertise in diagnosing and treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the Hadassah University Medical Center is now combining the results of its research with the latest cyberspace technology to help victims of bus bombings who are suffering from PTSD.
Hadasit Launches New Jewish-Arab Biomedical Community Initiative
the Hadassah University Medical Center’s technology transfer company, has
launched an incubator for joint Jewish-Arab biomedical ventures in northern
Hadassah and Leading Israeli Supermarket Chain Join Forces To Promote Healthy Eating
Joining forces with one of Israel's leading supermarket chains--Rami Levy Shivuk Hashikma--The Hadassah University Medical Center recently launched an innovative project to increase the sales of healthy food products by offering them at discounted prices.
Hadassah Medical Center and Israel Defense Forces Team Up to Give Palestinian and Israeli Children a Trip to the Zoo
The Israel Defense Forces' Civil Administration and the Hadassah University Medical Center teamed up this summer to organize a trip to Jerusalem's Biblical zoo for Palestinian children and their families from the West Bank.
Hadassah University Medical Center Clinical Trial Reveals Success of New Treatment Combination for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Results of a clinical trial at the Hadassah University Medical Center indicate that Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) can be an effective treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) when combined with exposure to trauma memory cues.
Hundreds of Physicians and Researchers Attend International Conference on Hair Chaired By Hadassah Dermatologist
Hundreds of heath professionals and scientists from over 30 countries participated in the European Hair Research Society's conference in Jerusalem in July, exploring innovative treatments for chronic diseases and sharing the latest developments in tackling various hair disorders. Prof. Abraham Zlotogorsky, Director of Hadassah's Hair Clinic and Laboratory of Genetic Diseases of the Hair and Skin, chaired the Conference.
Pediatric Intensive Care at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem: Doubling the Capacity
The Hadassah University Medical Center is expanding its Pediatric
Intensive Care Unit to ensure that more children are treated with the highest
quality acute care in a setting that matches the excellence of the treatment
Read the stories of two critically ill young children who were nurtured back to
health in Hadassah’s PICU and learn more about Hadassah’s vision for the new
Saudi Arabian Media Puts Positive Spotlight on Hadassah Medical Center’s Bone Marrow Registry Outreach to Arabs
The Saudi Arabian
newspaper, Al-Watan (The Homeland) recently published
an article by one of its columnists about Israel's superiority in science and
technology and showcased the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Bone Marrow
Registry outreach to Arabs.
Spotlight on Hadassah's Dr. Yuval Gielchinsky: Specialist in Fetal Medicine
Dr. Yuval Gielchinsky, an obstetrician with a PhD in molecular biology,
is a specialist in Fetal Medicine at the Hadassah University Medical
Center, who honed his knowledge and skills during a two-and-half-year
fellowship with the founder of the first Fetal Medicine Unit in the
United Kingdom at King's College in London, Prof. Kypros Nicolaides.
The Hadassah University Medical Center's 2012 Nancy Falchuk Nursing Scholarships were awarded in March to Odeya Tel-Tzur, Deputy Head Nurse at the Judy and Sidney Swartz Center for Emergency Medicine; Meirav Kiviti, Oncology Day Care Nurse at the Sharett Institute of Oncology; Yehudit Lalum-Har'el, Head Nurse in the Pediatric and Surgery Outpatient Clinic at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus; and Sigalit Caspi, Head Nurse in the Emergency Room at Hadassah-Mt. Scopus. The Falchuk scholarship, which enables the nurses to pursue advanced study, conduct research or give a presentation at an international conference, was created through donations from Hadassah International units around the world in tribute to Outgoing Hadassah International President, Nancy Falchuk, when she completed her term in 2004.
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Hadasit, Hadassah’s Technology Transfer Arm, Reviews
When the Hadassah University Medical Center’s physicians suggest a
solution to a medical problem which can lead to the development of a new
medicine or product, Hadasit, Hadassah’s technology transfer arm, explores its
feasibility and supports the promotion of those viable ideas with innovation
potential. Although 2012 has been “a year full of challenges for the life
science industry,” says Einat Zisman, Hadasit’s Chief Executive Officer,
Hadasit still signed 125 agreements for clinical trials, all to be done at
Hadassah. In addition, Hadasit signed 15 agreements for cooperation and
commercialization of technologies that were developed at Hadassah. Click here
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