Health
Soroka Medical Center hosted the binational conference.

Using the body to combat disease

The Biopump uses a thin slice of genetically engineered skin to continuously produce and deliver therapeutic proteins.A remarkable new way to administer protein therapy is being tested on humans for the first time ever at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.The …

Mindset first to receive patent for Alzheimer`s vaccine

“Our technology potentially addresses several major safety concerns for developing a vaccine to beta-amyloid, a protein which is naturally present in the brain and other tissues,” says Mindset CEO Dr. Daniel Chain.An Israeli company called Mindset BioPharmaceuticals has become the …

Staying on course

The true innovation at the core of the PoleStar system is the concept of bringing the MRI to the OR as opposed to performing surgical procedures in an MRI suite.’What’s the big deal? It’s not brain surgery,’ the familiar saying …

Insulin injections without needles

The NanoPump is a tiny silicon array on the skin in which dozens or hundreds of tiny, hollow pyramids, are set, barely detectable by the naked eye.Diabetes patients have long been required to administer their daily injections with an inch-long …

As good as mother’s milk

Nutrinia’s technology enables the industrial production of micro-encapsulated insulin that can be incorporated into an infant formula while maintaining a level of potency similar to that of the insulin present in natural mother’s milk.Nutrinia, a start-up Israeli company founded by …

Israeli research behind new cancer-fighting drug

Professor Avraham Hershko (left) and Dr. Aaron Ciechanover led the Technion team that discovered the system that degrades proteins – the ubiquitin system. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight cancer, which is the …