aMoon's total investment in the two tech firms amounted to $65 million altogether.
Cannabis consumption by advanced cancer patients lightens symptoms and side effects, but may impair the success of immunotherapy.
Their findings were published in the August 2020 issue of 'Advanced Therapeutics' as the cover article.
The Shmunis family funded the new Shumis School of biomedicine and cancer research inaugurated by Tel Aviv University (TAU) on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
This new method allows scientists to draw finer distinctions between cell subtypes and activities, which may be crucial when it comes to fighting cancer.
According to Prof. Tamir Tuller, the technology automatically deciphers cancer genomes or mutations, which cannot be interpreted by the human brain alone or by existing models.
The drug, DSP107 works by both boosting the body's natural immune system, and breaking down the defenses of the cancer cells.
The award will go towards supporting "two pairs of cancer investigators," each receiving an award of $250,000 over the course of two years.
The purpose of the program is to provide information and professional advice regarding the unique needs of young people with cancer.
Westphal was a five-time All-Star who won an NBA championship with the Boston Celtics in 1973-74 and was named the Comeback Player of the Year in 1982-83.