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The Yescarta therapy will cost $373,000 for a one-time dose, which will surely become a major issue of concern for insurance companies and public health officials.
Kite Pharma has developed engineered cell therapies that express either a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) or an engineered T cell receptor (TCR), depending on the type of cancer.
Israeli scientists have identified a promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.
President Rivlin said, "The Indian and Israeli people have a lot in common, we know how to respect tradition and to be ready to learn and bring innovation to our lives for the benefit of our people and the whole world."
“Why don’t we give them the benefit of our own experience? We all wished we had such a course when we were in that situation."
In the future it may be possible to make use of the study’s findings to breed crops with a higher yield and a greater resistance to drought.
The Institute scientists inserted the metabolic pathway for carbon fixation and sugar production into the bacterium E. coli, a known “consumer” organism that eats sugar and releases carbon dioxide.
One of the reasons for this ancient custom may be to check out each other’s odors.
If the Boycott Israel movement were intellectually honest, it would condemn the Nobel Prize judges for awarding Israelis. Let’s see how many pro-boycott academics will snub Israel’s universities.
Cinnamon, once thought to have been carried on trade routes in ancient Israel, may have been made along the northern Israeli coast and not...
A research team headed by Professor Tsvee Lapidot of Israel’s Weizmann Institute’s immunology Department has discovered that the body’s precious stem cells – special bodies which can morph into many different types in order to provide vital services to the body in cases of need – have a little help in the immune system.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (#53), the Technion Israel Institute of Technology (#78), and the Weizmann Institute of Science (#93) ranked in the top 100 universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's authoritative 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Significantly, this is the first time that more than one Israeli university made the top 100.
Israeli Researchers have discovered a protein that is central to delaying cell death, which “could lead to new approaches to treating cancer.” Programmed cell death, or Apoptosis, is a critical defense mechanism against the development of abnormal cells like cancer.