‘We must learn how to leverage our culture of entrepreneurship in high-tech and look 10 years ahead to cope with competition,’ says chief scientist at business confab.
Structural biologist Ron Diskin was part of a groundbreaking HIV research team at Caltech. Now he’s back home, building a new lab at the Weizmann Institute.
Israeli biomed engineering researcher Sarit Sivan received the European Commission’s new prize for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Patients flock to Dr. Ora Golan’s beachside clinic hoping to be freed from anxiety, marital woes, ADD and all types of phobias.
Lital Magid’s painstaking success making compounds that mimic marijuana’s THC validate her choice to leave nursing for the lab.
‘Working in a small country certainly has its positive aspects,’ Raphael Mechoulam says. ‘It couldn’t have happened in the United States.’
Dr. Howard Cedar wins acclaim for discovering how genes become specialized, while his filmmaker son wins Oscar nominations.
Positive psychology expert Tal Ben-Shahar taught the most popular course at Harvard, but decided he’d be happiest back home.
‘This country saved my life,’ says 91-year-old microbiologist Nathan Citri. In return, he is saving others with Israeli medical ingenuity.