Gali Weinreb On Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Seth Rogen Throw James Franco a Bar Mitzvah for Charity

  At the age of 37 James Franco finally got his Bar Mitzvah, thanks to his best friend Seth Rogen. Set Rogen said, in a video below, there was no other choice but having James take his Bar Mitzvah, More...

Gali Weinreb On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Biopharma Co Chiasma Updates Nasdaq IPO Terms

  Biopharmaceutical company Chiasma has updated the terms of its Nasdaq IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company, which recently submitted a request for marketing approval of More...

Gali Weinreb On Monday, June 8th, 2015

EndoChoice Raises $96 Million in NYSE IPO

US-Israeli medical equipment company EndoChoice Holdings Inc.(NYSE:GI) last Friday raised $96 million on the New York Stock Exchange at a company value of $366 million, after money. The offering was priced at More...

Gali Weinreb On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Israel to Set Up Genetic Database

Israel Chief Scientist Avi Hasson said at the IATI Biomed 2015 conference that Israel plans to set up a government-authorized genetic database. The details of the initiative have not yet been finalized, and the More...

Gali Weinreb On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Time to Drag Israeli Public Education Into the Tablet Age

Tu B’Shvat was last week, and in addition to being the Jewish New Year for trees, the day also marks the week in which Israeli students receive their mid-year report cards. These paper report cards have not More...

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Gali Weinreb On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Hebrew University Teams With Australian PhytoTech on Medical Cannabis Patch

The Hebrew University tech transfer company will collaborate on a novel delivery system. Hebrew University of Jerusalem technology transfer company Yissum Research Development Co. Ltd. has signed an exclusive licensing More...

Gali Weinreb On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

1, 000 Red Grapes in a Single Teaspoon

Zaki Rakib’s BioHarvest concentrates the health benefits of two bottles of red wine into a single teaspoon, without sugar or alcohol. Red wine is the answer to the “French Paradox” – More...

Gali Weinreb On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

ADHD Treatment Co Alcobra Raises $26 Million on Nasdaq

– The company plans a second Phase III trial in the US for ADHD, drawing lessons from the previous Phase III trial.   Alcobra Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ADHD), which is developing a drug for treatment More...

Gali Weinreb On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

BioLineRX Signs Novartis Strategic Cooperation Deal

– Novartis will invest $10 million in BioLineRX for a 12.8% stake. They will select three projects for joint development. –   Drug development company BiolineRX Ltd. (Nasdaq: BLRX); TASE:BLRX) More...

Gali Weinreb On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Pfizer Buys Israel-Developed Hormone Drug From Opko

– Pfizer will pay $295 million for the growth hormone treatment and up to $275 million in milestone payments, and royalties. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) has acquired the development and commercialization rights More...


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