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  • Hebrew U. Researchers Awarded Research Grants Totaling Over 6 Million EUR September 7, 2009 - Five young Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists have been awarded five-year research grants – for the second consecutive year - as part of a European Union competition for outstanding researchers who are branching out independently. The total amount awarded to the researchers is 6,383,482 Euros.
  • Hebrew U., M.I.T Foster Israeli-Palestinian Cooperation Through Technology Summer Program September 3, 2009 - Thirty Israeli and Palestinian teenagers recently completed an innovative summer program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem designed to foster cooperation between the region's future business leaders.
  • Promising New Treatment for Alzheimer’s Suggested Based on Hebrew University Research July 21, 2009 - Research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has resulted in a promising approach to help treat Alzheimer’s disease in a significant proportion of the population that suffers from a particularly rapid development of this disease.
  • HU Students Launch Innovative Advocacy Tool Did you know that the Flash Drive is an Israeli invention? Did you know that Israeli-developed pierced irrigation piping has helped save a significant amount of water all over the world? Or how about that Israel is the second biggest book publisher per capita in the world?
  • The Canadian Jewish News spotlights CFHU supporting medical research at Hebrew University with its $50 million pledge to support the new Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC).
  • Hebrew University is on YouTube Check out some new clips of young researchers and students at the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) on The Hebrew University's Youtube Channel. Dr. Amir Amedi is teaching blind people Sight through Sound
  • [img_assist|nid=674|title=Presidents Mar 09|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=74] Presidents Shake Hands on Conference to Cope with Economic Crisis Israel’s President Shimon Peres and Hebrew University of Jerusalem President Prof. Menachem Magidor announced cooperation in the second annual President’s Conference on “Facing Tomorrow,” which will be held in Jerusalem on Oct. 22-29. The conference will bring together world leaders, academics, economic experts and others to focus on coping with the world financial crisis in ways aimed at bringing about a better tomorrow for Israel, the Jewish people and the entire world. The conference will emphasize the successful achievements of Israel until now and of the needs of tomorrow.
  • [img_assist|nid=673|title=FDA approved prevent cardiac adhesions|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=74]Hebrew University Professor’s Work Leads to FDA Approval for Product to Prevent Cardiac Adhesions A material developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that is designed to prevent adhesions (scar tissue) following surgery has led to approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a product for use in pediatric cardiac surgery patients.


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