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November 16, 2008
Weizmann, Hebrew University top world ranking

'The Scientist' ranks Israeli academic institutions in first, second places in its annual search 'the best places to work in academia' outside the US

November 13, 2008
Hebrew U’s Yissum Licenses Inflammatory Disease Rx Tech to BioLineRx

Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has granted a worldwide exclusive license to BioLineRx to develop and commercialize BL-5040, a new antihormone for the treatment of inflammatory diseases.

November 9, 2008
Prof. Arie Belldegrun - A Zionist in California

Prof. Arie Belldegrun, Yissum's guest speaker at Biomed 2008, is convinced that the 21st century will focus on Biotech and calls upon all Israeli scientists to join hands in forming a flourishing Israeli Biotech industry.   

October 27, 2008
Yissum partner PharmAthene Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of Nerve Agent...

PharmAthene Inc., a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that dosing of volunteers has begun in a U.S. Phase I clinical trial evaluating Protexia(R) for safety and...

October 8, 2008
Prof. Daphne Atlas chosen as one of Israel's influential women in 2008

Prof. Daphne Atlas was chosen for her breakthrough research for treatment of  neurodegenerative diseases. Her invention of an orally-available small molecule was licensed by Yissum to Eucalyptus Ltd. 

October 8, 2008
Yissum offers new technologies that are worlds apart: computer pattern...

Rarely a week goes by when tech transfer giant Yissum, which handles IP commercialization for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, doesn't announce a new innovation from its research labs. This week the company -- which claims to generate $1...

October 6, 2008
Scientists can genetically boost the smell of flowers and even implant new...

A rose by any other name really would smell as sweet, after scientists discovered how to genetically introduce its scent into other flowers such as petunias and carnations.

October 2, 2008
Yissum Presents a Novel Method for Swift and Robust Pattern Recognition

Yissum introduced today a novel method for real time, automatic, generic and robust

pattern matching. The novel algorithm, developed by Professor Michael Werman and Ofir Pele, both from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the...

September 29, 2008
Yissum spin-off Novagali Pharma completes a €15 million fund raising

Based on a technology invented by Prof. Simon Benita of the Hebrew University's School of Pharmacy, Novagali Pharma, a French Laboratory specialized in ophthalmology announced today it has secured €15 million in a new financing round with the...

September 22, 2008
Israelis discover cure for bee colony collapse-associated virus

Israeli-U.S. company Beeologics is taking rapid measures to bring to market a proprietary anti-viral agent that promises to alleviate the effects of the virus strongly associated with Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), with full-scale FDA trials...

September 16, 2008
Prof. Re'em Sari Chosen by The Marker magazine as one of Israel's most...

Prof. Re'em Sari of the Racah Institute of Physics investigates planets in the solar system and beyond: how they form and how they evolve.

 

August 25, 2008
Yissum spin-off MOBILEYE TO SUPPLY THREE-IN-ONE CAMERA TO BMW

BMW AG’s 7 Series sedan will be the first car to use a single computer chip-based camera to perform three functions: automatic headlight dimming, lane-departure warning and

automated traffic sign recognition.