Tag archive for ‘diseases’
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Israeli Biotechnology Incubator FutuRx Announces Its First 2 Companies

FutuRx, an Israeli biotechnology incubator located in Weizmann Science Park, announced that its first two biotechnology companies, Hepy Biosciences and XoNovo, have started operations. The companies More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 12th, 2015

BioLight and Integra Join in XL Vision Treating Eye Diseases

BioLight and Integra will invest one million dollars in a new firm which will develop drugs for the treatment of eye diseases. Together they will own a 40% stake in X.L. Vision. Technology, designed to improve More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Did Cardiac Arrhythmia Influence Beethoven’s Greatness?

  Could it be that when Ludwig van Beethoven composed some of the greatest masterpieces of all time that he was quite literally following his heart? The striking rhythms found in some of Beethoven’s More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Gamida Cell Has Success With Its Nicord Blood Cancer Medication

Israel’s Gamida Cell, a developer of cell therapy technologies and products for transplantation and adaptive immune therapy, announced that the first person has been successfully transplanted with cryopreserved More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Research Findings Have Implications for Regenerating Damaged Nerve Cells

Two new studies involving the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia have identified a unique molecule that not only gobbles up bad cells, but also has More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Gamida Cell Gets FDA Orphan Drug Approval

Israel’s Gamida Cell, a developer of cell therapy technologies and products for transplantation and adaptive immune therapy, announced that orphan drug designation has been granted by the FDA for its investigational More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Israel’s Can-Fite BioPharma Moves Forward with Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Israel’s Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd., a biotechnology company which develops proprietary small molecule drugs for treating cancer and inflammatory diseases, has completed the Design of the Rheumatoid Arthritis More...

RedHill Biopharma Acquires Technology from University of Minnesota

– The University of Minnesota is buying rights for the development of a diagnostic Crohn’s disease test. Israeli RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:RDHL) (TASE:RDHL) , has entered into a license agreement More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Herpes Virus Rearranges Chromosomes to Improve Viral Replication

A team of scientists, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, has found that an infection with herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) causes rearrangements in telomeres, small stretches of DNA that serve as More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

A Healthy Thanksgiving: Antibiotic against Infections Comes from Good Bacteria Found in… Turkeys

While the turkey you eat on Thursday will bring your stomach happiness and could probably kick-start an afternoon nap, it may also save your life one day. That’s because the biological machinery needed More...

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