Hebrew University

Jerusalem-based university founded in 1918 by Einstein and Chaim Weizmann

Medical workers in protective suits treat patients suffering with coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Italian scientist says she discovered main mechanism behind COVID-19

Annalisa Chiusolo shows how controversial drug hydroxychloroquine could make people immune to virus * Top Israeli researcher: ‘theory lacks backing’

From Jerusalem's Hebrew U and city council to running for Congress

Guido Weiss was a student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who would occasionally visit Mahane Yehuda market. Now, he is running for Congress on a pro-Israel platform.

Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda market is shuttered due to the coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus lockdown 'unnecessary'? Some Israeli researchers think so

"To say we want to minimize the number of infected people is ridiculous.”

Rothschild Foundation gives NIS 15 mil. to Hebrew U. for COVID-19 research

The donation will be given to 60 research teams at the Hebrew University that are currently working on finding a vaccine for the coronavirus.

Israeli researchers at Hebrew U develop faster, cheaper COVID-19 test

The new test would supply results 4-10 times faster than the current method, and is made almost entirely from materials which are easily available for purchase within the country.

Can we both save lives and the economy? Israeli scientists say 'Yes'

Simply placing everyone in quarantine is not a good enough solution.

Can we both save lives and the economy? Israeli scientists say 'Yes'

Simply placing everyone in quarantine is not a good enough solution.

Prof. Reuven Or, from the Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Center, spea
HU professor wins over 3m. euro grant for groundbreaking cancer research

Three Hebrew U. researchers win a total of over 7m. euros from the European Research Council for "ground breaking and high risk projects" including the treatment of adult leukemia.

A medical team performing Alpha Tau treatment
Treatments for the coronavirus are being developed by Hebrew U and Yissum

While new innovations have been proposed to the Israel Innovation Authority, other already existing methods have already been re-purposed for the goal of fighting the coronavirus.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recommends Israelis use the namaste greeting to avoid contracting
MPs from across Europe seek Israel’s advice on tackling coronavirus

Several ambassadors to Israel from Europe asked the experts how their countries could better cooperate with Israel.

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