The Beating of Tiny Hearts | February 2024

Dr Uri Pollak and Patient at Hadassah Medical Center

Weekly Story: Remembering the Incredible life of Israeli Icon, Ruth Dayan

Israeli feminist, fashion and peace icon, Ruth Dayan, passed away this week. President Reuven Rivlin eulogized her as “a woman who became an Israeli legend in her own lifetime.” She was laid to rest in her beloved agricultural community of Nahalal. 

Hadassah Appoints New Emergency Room Director

Dr. Ahmed Naama was appointed the new director of the Emergency Medicine Department (Emergency Room) at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel. Naama, an expert in emergency medicine and the management of acute emergencies and trauma, replaced Prof. Kobi Assaf, who was appointed as the director of the emergency medicine unit at the Hadassah Medical […]

Prof. Polina Stepensky Explains The CAR (Chimeric Antigen Receptor) T-Cell Therapy.

Hadasit, the Innovation Engine of Hadassah Medical Organization and BIRAD, the Commercialization arm of Bar-Ilan University announced today that they have entered into the research and license agreement with Immix BioPharma, for the development and commercialization of novel tissue specific therapeutics based on anti-BCMA CAR-T cells targeting plasma cell. This technology has been developed as the result of a collaboration between Prof. Polina Stepensky, of Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem and Prof. Cyrille J. Cohen, of Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan. Dr. Shlomit Kfir-Erenfeld and Dr. Nathalie Asherie, of Hadassah Medical Center, and Ortal Harush, of Bar-Ilan University, also participated in the research.

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COVID-19 vaccine provides effective protection against Omicron pregnancy risks

Vials representing the mRNA coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate developed by Sinopharm’s China National Biotec Group (CNBG) are seen displayed at its booth at the 2021 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, China September 3, 2021.
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Technology helping Israel cure cancer in children

“Other than genomics, the other reason why the survival rate is high is due to better diagnostic tools that allow doctors to get a better view into how patients are responding to treatments and improve their ability to provide personalized care,” said Dr. Goldstein.

‘Let’s Talk’ at Hadassah Hospital

Weekly Story: ‘Let’s Talk’ at Hadassah Hospital

As Sarah’s pregnancy developed, so did her fears and anxieties. Just when she thought she might lose control, she joined the ‘Let’s Talk’ support program for expecting mothers at Hadassah Hospital. Read about how the program helped Sarah overcome her fears, and welcome her daughter!

A Stroke of Luck at Hadassah Hospital

Weekly Story: A Stroke of Luck at Hadassah Hospital

Read the story of seven year old Hula, and how the team at Hadassah Hospital saved her life after suffering from a stroke.

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