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HMO's Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, is already home to the hospital's Neurosciences Center, and Departments of Cardiothoracics, Orthopedic and Vascular Surgery, and others. We need to finish equipping and furnishing the Tower. When you make a tax deductible $100 donation to the Tower Campaign, a beautiful sterling silver open heart necklace is your thank you gift. Donate today and receive your free necklace >>
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Hadassah Physicians Receive Prestigious Grants and Awards
Dr. Yuval Gielchinsky, Fetal Medicine Specialist and Senior Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, received a 2014 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation “Grand Challenges Explorations” grant. He will develop a non-invasive approach to determining gestational age of a fetus by analyzing DNA methylation profiles in cells from umbilical cord blood. (DNA methylation is a biochemical process which may stably alter the expression of genes as cells divide and differentiate from embryonic stem cells into specific tissues.)
FDA Grants Approval for US Clinical Trials of Hadassah-Developed Technology to Treat Fatty Liver Disease
A new drug technology, developed at the Hadassah Medical Organization to treat fatty liver disease--a condition with no approved effective drug treatment--was given the go-ahead by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Phase 2 multi-center clinical trial in the US.
- Saving a Newborn from a Life Without Sight
“He was two and a half months old when I saw him for the first time,” said Hadassah Medical Organization Pediatric Ophthalmologist Dr. Irene Anteby about the East Jerusalem baby who was assumed to be blind. Dr. Anteby, however, realized he wasn’t reacting to light because dense cataracts were blocking his vision.