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Avi Hasson, chief scientist in the Ministry of Economy, speaking with Quiet Therapeutics’ Ron Lahav at IATI Biomed 2015.

Pushing the boundaries of stem cell research

Established last year, the $15-20 million Consortium Bereshit for Cell Therapy is composed of Israel’s – and some of the world’s – leading stem cell researchers.Israeli scientists are pushing the boundaries of an already cutting-edge field: stem cell research. They …

Israeli device aids stroke recovery – at home

‘The Biomove costs under $1000 and it’s a unique opportunity for the stroke patient to train themselves inexpensively.’Suffering a stroke can be severely debilitating, frustrating, and costly. It’s the leading cause of long-term disability in the US with current statistics …

Israeli innovation replaces joints the digital way

TraumaCad allows surgeons to develop a pre-operative surgery plan – including manipulation of orthopedic digital images, reduction of fractures, and application of prosthetic systems.If it hadn’t been for a rock climbing accident, Ze’ev Glozman, the young CEO of Israeli startup …

Israeli discovery chips away at gum disease

The PerioChip – the size of a baby’s fingernail – is inserted directly into infected periodontal pockets in the gums that are 5 millimeters or greater in depth, following scaling and root planing to remove plaque and calculus deposits. One …