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Kite Pharma, Launched by Israeli Scientists, Gets FDA Approval for Lymphoma Treatment

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.

Gilead Sciences to Acquire Israeli Cancer Curing Kite Pharma for $11.9 Billion

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 Research Produces New Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

Israeli scientists have identified a promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.

President Rivlin Receives New Ambassadors from India, Chile, Myanmar, Estonia, Lesotho

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."

Weizmann Institute Professors Launch Course Helps Women Juggle Science and Motherhood

“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."

Weizman Institute Revealing Secrets of Protective Coating of Wheat and Barley

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.

Weizmann Scientists Engineer Bacteria Making Sugar from Greenhouse Gas

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.

Weizmann Institute Teams with Pfizer

Weizmann Institute scientists will work with Pfizer to research solutions for unmet medical needs.

Weird Science: Weizmann Institute Study: People Sniff Their Hands Twice As Much After A...

One of the reasons for this ancient custom may be to check out each other’s odors.

Israelis Star in Nobel Prizes, so Why Doesn’t BDS Boycott Them?

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.

Archaeologists Find Israel Was Land of Milk, Honey – and Cinnamon

Cinnamon, once thought to have been carried on trade routes in ancient Israel, may have been made along the northern Israeli coast and not...

Israeli Team Discovers Stem Cell “Bodyguards”

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.

Three Israeli Universities Rank in Top 100

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 Scientists Find Way to Delay Cell Death

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.

True Role Models (Part Six)

There seems to be a whole group of people who have little or no knowledge of early aliyah from America, but who insist on making ridiculous statements about us.

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