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Israeli scientist working on Alzheimer’s vaccine

Tested so far on mice, Dr. Eitan Okun’s vaccine targets amyloid beta protein, which clusters in...

China’s Ofo Bike Sharing Comes To Bar-Ilan

Chinese bike sharing company Ofo has now entered Israel and the company has launched...

BIU Grad Eitan Ahimor Says Studies in Economics and Jewish Studies Complement Each Other

Eitan Ahimor, a second generation BIU grad, currently lives in New York and serves as VP of...

Meet Gal Kaminka

Meet Prof. Gal Kaminka, head of the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Lab at Bar-Ilan...

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Israeli scientist working on Alzheimer’s vaccine

Israeli scientist working on Alzheimer’s vaccine

Tested so far on mice, Dr. Eitan Okun’s vaccine targets amyloid beta protein, which clusters in the brains of people affected by the deadly disease. Alzheimer’s disease, affecting some 47 million people worldwide, for now remains an irreversible and fatal brain...

Israel’s ‘Indiana Jones’ on the Trail of Goliath

Israel’s ‘Indiana Jones’ on the Trail of Goliath

The biblical city of Gath, often referred to as “Gath of the Philistines,” was one of the five Philistine city-states established in northwestern Philistia. Gath is often mentioned in the Torah and its existence is confirmed by ancient Egyptian inscriptions. It is...

New compound kills cancer cells’ energy-generating system

New compound kills cancer cells’ energy-generating system

An enzyme normally found only in sperm cells is the same one that enables cancer cells to metastasize throughout the body, according to an Israeli researcher who has devised a synthetic compound to disable the enzyme. When they metastasize (leave the primary tumor and...

At Bar-Ilan, ‘Network Science’ works to KO future calamities

At Bar-Ilan, ‘Network Science’ works to KO future calamities

Just after 4 pm on Aug. 14, 2003, a massive power outage struck the Northeastern United States, shutting down lights, phone service, air conditioning and mass transit for more than 55 million people, including those across the New York tri-state area. Most did not get...

Professor Shlomo Havlin wins Israel Prize in physics and chemistry

Professor Shlomo Havlin wins Israel Prize in physics and chemistry

Minister of Education Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday that Professor Shlomo Havlin has won the Israel Prize in the field of physics. The prize committee cited Prof. Havlin as "a pioneer in a number of fields in statistical physics and its implications for complex...

China’s Ofo Bike Sharing Comes To Bar-Ilan

China’s Ofo Bike Sharing Comes To Bar-Ilan

Chinese bike sharing company Ofo has now entered Israel and the company has launched its short trip Bike sharing service at Bar-Ilan University in the Tel Aviv District, Ramat Gan. Ofo's service launch at Bar-Ilan University received great support from the...

Yocheved Loewenstern

Yocheved Loewenstern

Intrigued by the human brain and mind, Yocheved Loewenstern was drawn to BIU’s Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience – Israel’s first such program and the only one authorized by the Israeli Council of Higher Education to grant a BSc degree in neuroscience. “I...

Nick Dahan Continues his Family’s “Game-Changing” Legacy

Nick Dahan Continues his Family’s “Game-Changing” Legacy

Striving to be "game-changers" is what motivates the Dahan Family. Whether it's being amongst Israel's pioneer families, transforming the campus of Bar-Ilan University, or strengthening Jewish institutions in Baltimore, generations of Dahans have made a difference in...

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