27 Oct

Hadassah and Drug Giant Merck Launch MRNA Iniative To Fight Cancer

Pharmaceutical company Merck and Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem launched CanceRNA, which aims to use messenger-RNA technology to treat cancer   Regine Shevach, the head of Merck’s Innovative Technologies Enablement Centre in Israel, has always believed in collaborations.   “In the past, projects usually happened within the same industry,” she said. “Today, however, things have […]


21 Jan

Welcome to the decade when medicine meets sci-fi fantasy

Edited from an article in The Times, 17 January 2020. Thanks to AI and genome editing, age-defying treatment breakthroughs that were just out of our reach should become reality, says Tom Whipple. In the next ten years medicine will get cleverer, more targeted and personalised. But what is personalised medicine? Experimental genetic therapies find their way […]


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