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May 15, 2008
Doctor on call: Simple accessories could turn mobile phones into useful...

Economist: HUJI researcher Boris Rubinsky and his colleagues at Berkeley think they could help make medical imagining simpler, cheaper and more widely available. His team report in a recent issue of Public Library of Science (PloS) ONE on a...

May 7, 2008
The patents focusing Israeli Academic institutes in the picture (Hebrew)

Israeli Technology Transfer companies have become a role model for foreign academic institutes. 

May 1, 2008
Economist: Gene therapy - Seeing is believing

In 2006 researchers from the Hebrew University in Israel isolated a variant of the virus that causes Newcastle disease, a highly contagious disease in birds that can kill. This variant was able to target selectively cancer cells in humans. Trials...

April 29, 2008
Yissum presents: Hebrew U. concept uses cellphones to send x-rays

Sophisticated medical images such as MRI and ultrasound scans and x-rays can be sent via cellular phones using a process developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The new technology, jointly owned by Yissum and  the University of...

April 22, 2008
Yissum's Miniaturized bio-electronic hybrid for chemical sensing...

Hybridization of biological and electric systems can serve as the basis for diverse applications ranging from biosensors and drug screening systems to neuro-electronic computers. Our technology enables the hybridization by creating an innovative...

April 19, 2008
Yissum presents a new miniaturized bio-electronic hybrid for chemical...

Hebrew University researchers have recently developed a bio-electronic sensor for the detection of chemicals such as nerve gases and insecticides by irreversible inhibition of the enzyme acetylcholine esterase. 

April 17, 2008
Nava Swersky Sofer attends the Euromed Capital Forum in Tunisia (Hebrew)
April 15, 2008
Yissum's spin-off Nanolymf- A breakthrough drug delivery technology

The Israeli start-up company, Nanolymf Ltd, believes its technology has the potential to allow the oral administration of some of the biggest intravenous and injectable drugs on today’s market. 

April 14, 2008
Doctors hope to check patients with micro radio antennas

Instead of asking friends "How do you feel?" or doctors examining patients, one day such queries and examinations may be replaced by tiny radio antennas implanted under the skin to act as remote sensors of humans' emotional, physiological state....

April 9, 2008
Yissum spin-off Novagali Pharma Announces the Launch of Cationorm

The innovative cationic emulsion for the treatment of dry eye symptoms is the first product developed from its pipeline to be marketed 

 

April 9, 2008
Yissum's partner PharmAthene's Recombinant Butyrylcholinesterase (rBChE) May...

Recent research conducted by Dr. Hermona Soreq and co-workers at the

Alexander Silberman Life Sciences Institute at The Hebrew University of

Jerusalem, in collaboration with PharmAthene, examined the role of rBChE in

the prevention of amyloid...

April 6, 2008
Yissum revenue rises 27%

Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem ended 2007 with $51 million revenue, 27% more than in 2006.