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11 May

Celebrating Israel’s 75TH – Hadassah International 2022 Year In Review

  This year, Israel recently celebrated its 75th Independence Day, while Hadassah International is marking its 40th anniversary.   What better way to celebrate these two important events than by reflecting on our achievements over the past year? We take pride in the fact that since its inception, Hadassah has been an integral part of […]

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8 Dec

Hadassah International Leadership Retreat

Fifty Hadassah International leaders, representing 29 nationalities from the four corners of the world, including 11 time zones, 25 countries, and 17 languages came together in Jerusalem on November 19th for three days for their first in-person meetings, since the start of the Covid pandemic.   After an emotional reunion,  The Hadassah International retreat began […]

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14 Apr

Hadassah Ophthalmologist First Israeli to Win Prestigious ARVO Award

Prof. Jacob Peer, Head of the Onco-Opthalmology Department at Hadassah-University Medical Centre, has become the first Israeli to win the prestigious Joanne G. Angle Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Prof. Peer, won the award earlier this month from ARVO, the largest eye and vision research organisation in the world […]

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23 Mar

Hadassah Preliminary Covid-19 Study Shows Promising Results

Babies born to vaccinated mums have COVID-fighting antibodies A team at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem checked blood from the umbilical cords of 40 newborns whose mothers had been vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech, and found that all had a strong supply of antibodies, suggesting they are born with immunity to coronavirus. ‘’In our study, we found immunoglobulin […]

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12 Jan

Hadassah’s Revolution in Scientific Research: What are Organoids?

Classically, researchers in basic medical science have had two tools: in vitro cultures and animal models. The limitations pose many challenges: Cells taken out of the human body and grown in a petri dish won’t behave exactly as they do within a real organ of the body. Animal models are not as highly complex as the human body. […]

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10 Dec

Hadassah Hospital’s Stem Cell research results shows promise for a treatment for Progressive MS

Breaking news: The results of the latest M.S. research project study at Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem are just published in “Brain” Journal of Neurology by Oxford Academic. Hadassah UK is proud to have supported Multiple Sclerosis research at Hadassah by a team led by Prof. Dimitrios Karussis. Prof. Karussis’ team study is a culmination of […]

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6 Nov

Israel Launches Coronavirus Vaccine Human Trials

Netanyahu “true exit from coronavirus crisis is development of a vaccine Two Israelis were inoculated on Sunday morning with the first doses of Israel’s coronavirus vaccine candidate at Sheba Medical Centre in Tel Hashomer and Hadassah Medical Centre in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem. The first volunteers were Anar Ottolenghi, 34, a resident of Moshav Telalim in […]

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9 Oct

Hadassah COVID-19 Update

A brief overview at Hadassah Hospitals, Jerusalem: What is the current capacity and occupancy of COVID-19 patients at Hadassah? As of today there are 138 beds in the Outbreak Wards, with an 80-85% occupancy of COVID-19 patients (representing the fluctuation between this morning and this afternoon) at Hadassah Ein Kerem. There are a total of […]

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7 Sep

Covid recovered patients volunteer in Israeli hospital

Jerusalem’s Hadassah hospital has been recruiting recovered Covid-19 patients to volunteer inside its coronavirus wards to help patients there. Under the pilot scheme, they visit patients in moderate or serious condition, who would otherwise be in isolation. The volunteers help the patients eat or just lend a listening ear. The hospital believes the project to […]

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21 Aug

SUCCESS: First 3 Patients at Hadassah Recover with Passive Coronavirus Vaccine

The first three patients treated with a new COVID-19 “passive vaccine,” which was developed by Hadassah Medical Centre and the Israeli biopharmaceutical firm Kamada, demonstrated rapid, clinical benefit and have already been released from the hospital to their homes. For three months now, Hadassah has been collecting plasma donations from coronavirus patients. Specifically, the plasma […]

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