Hadassah Medical Organization

New ALS Treatment Holds Out Hope

Hadassah neurologist discusses his stem cell research.

Deputy Managing Editor
02/03/2016 (All day)

Efforts to find a cure for ALS, the fatal neurological disease, was brought to public awareness through last summer’s social media-fueled “ice bucket challenge.”

Dr. Dimitrios Karussis: “We are in the beginning of a new era.”

Breaking The Mold On Breast Cancer

An interview with noted Hadassah oncologist Dr. Tamar Peretz on genetic testing, mammograms and why the one-size-fits-all protocol no longer makes sense.

Deputy Managing Editor
10/27/2015 - 20:00

Dr. Tamar Peretz is the director of Hadassah’s Sharett Institute of Oncology in Jerusalem and interim director general of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem; at Hadassah, she leads the team whose genetic research and clinical studies have led to groundbreaking discoveries on BRCA1 gene mutations in the Ashkenazi community and new prevention, diagnosis and treatment approaches.

Dr. Tamar Peretz, left, with Fran Drescher at the Cancer Schmancer Women’s Health Summit in New York. Courtesy of Hadassah

Hadassah Hospital On Verge Of Gov’t Deal

Money from Israel contingent on 350 more job cuts.

12/10/2013 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem — The Israeli government has agreed in principle to provide “significant” financial aid to cash-strapped Hadassah Medical Center provided the hospital cuts expenses and staff — another 350 jobs are slated to be cut by 2016 — and finds ways to increase income, according to the hospital’s director-general.

An aerial view of Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Hadassah Quietly Pumps $10 Million Into Its Ailing Jerusalem Hospital

PricewaterhouseCoopers hired to consult on drastic cuts to Hadassah Medical Center as it faces $58 million in losses.
01/13/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

In a move to save the financially crippled world-renowned Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, its parent organization secretly gave it a $10 million cash infusion last summer, The Jewish Week has learned.

Hadassah Medical Center is facing a financial crisis. Photo courtesy Hadassah
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