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March 13, 2016
One in four life science innovations has Israeli roots, says expert

Exelon, for example, is a treatment for Alzheimer’s that helps patients cope with the disease and remain independent longer. Marketed by Novartis, the drug is based on research that was conducted at Hebrew University. Doxil, sold by Johnson and...

March 7, 2016
Melodea Wins Nanotechnology Innovation of the Year Award at NanoIsrael 2016

Melodea develops environmentally-friendly, nano-crystalline cellulose based products from side streams of the paper industry

March 1, 2016
HU develops Jerusalem sewage viruses to kill off resistant dental bacteria

Using viruses from Jerusalem's sewage system, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine researchers have developed an innovative treatment against dental bacteria that are resistant to growing numbers of antibiotics.

The team...

February 25, 2016
Yissum's Avraham Pharma Raises $4M

Capital to be used for completion of on-going Phase 2b study of ladostigil, for treatment of mild cognitive impairment, and preparations for pivotal Phase 3 trial

February 25, 2016
Yissum's fantastic year in the Nano Materials field [Hebrew]

Eight start ups created in 2015 only!

February 23, 2016
New surgical tool keeps orthopedic procedures on target

New fiber optic guide-wire will enable surgeons to perform highly accurate hip fracture and spinal fusion surgery with minimal side effects

February 19, 2016
Research shows strong ties between gum disease and cancer

Troublemaking’ bacteria that is a major factor in periodontitis prevents the body from properly fending off cancerous cells, Hebrew U research shows

February 18, 2016
The Israeli super labs turning science fiction into reality

A saliva-based pregnancy test, a blood test to predict severe health issues, and a home printer which produces complex electronic equipment.
It sounds like science fiction, but for Israeli inventors and their clients, it is an achievable to-do...

February 14, 2016
On Valentine’s Day, Israeli flowers are smelling better than ever

As a young physics student in the Soviet Union, Prof. Alexander Vainstein never could have imagined that one day he’d be helping people with malaria, but that’s exactly what happened – and all thanks to some colorful flowers.

February 9, 2016
Hillary Clinton Gives Hebrew U Education Program HIPPY Spotlight on Campaign...

In her bid for the Democratic nomination, Clinton rarely misses an opportunity to tout her record on early childhood education, from her first job out of law school at the Children’s Defense Fund to her Too Small To Fail program at The Clinton...

January 13, 2016
Yissum startups and made-in-Israel technologies take spotlight at Consumer...

The Ripples technology originated at Prof. Shlomo Magdassi’s lab at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was licensed-out by Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University, and was brought to market with seed funding from Landa...

January 11, 2016
Yissum patented new cane for the blind as shown on Ch-10 report on the...