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By Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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The 11th president of the Weizmann Institute Prof. Alon Chen took office today

The 11th president of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Prof. Alon Chen, took office today. He is joined by four new vice presidents, all of whom assumed their new mantles today. “The Weizmann Institute is More...

By Rotem Elizera On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Weizmann institute develops groundbreaking prostate cancer treatment

The incidence of prostate cancer, especially among men, in Israel has increased in the past two decades. However, Professor Avigdor Scherz and Professor Yoram Salomon of the Weizmann Institute have developed a More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Merck extends Weizmann Institute partnership

Merck KGaA has extended its partnership with Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science by signing a new framework agreement, building on a successful innovation partnership of almost four decades. The new More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, January 4th, 2016
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Israel’s Weizmann Institute Drug, Tookad Soluble, Approved for Prostate Cancer Therapy in Mexico

  A therapy invented at the Weizmann Institute of Science and clinically developed in collaboration with Steba Biotech (Luxembourg) has been approved by Cofepris, Mexico’s health authority, for the focal More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Weizmann Institute scientists single out individual photon of Light

At the Weizmann Institute of Science, researchers have managed to “pluck” a single photon – one particle of light – out of a pulse of light. The findings of this research, which appeared today in Nature More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Weizmann Institute Shows Heart Cells Can Be Regenerated in Mice

When a heart attack strikes, heart muscle cells die and scar tissue forms, paving the way for heart failure. Cardiovascular diseases are a major cause of death worldwide, in part because the cells in our More...

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By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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Weizmann Institute of Science is first in obtaining prestigious European research grants

An analysis of the average success rates for all European Research Council (ERC) grants awarded during 2007 – 2013 gave the Institute the top score; these grants are awarded to all of the top European research More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Weizmann Institute New Approach to Cancer Cells: Jam their Communication

The average living cell needs communication skills: It must transmit a constant stream of messages quickly and efficiently from its outer walls to the inner nucleus, where most of the day-to-day decisions are More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Weizmann Institute Study: People Sniff Their Hands Twice as Much after a Handshake

People sniff their hands twice as much after a handshake, according to a Weizmann Institute study Why do people shake hands? A new Weizmann Institute study suggests one of the reasons for this ancient custom More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Ticktp Reaches Licensing Agreement with Weizmann Institute Yeda R&D Company

Israel’s Tikcro Technologies Ltd., which supports early stage development projects in growth areas, with a focus on biotechnology, announced that it has entered into a research and license agreement with More...

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