Israeli 3D Printing Startup Successfully Prints Meat Tissue From Stem Cells
The goal of bioprinting company MeaTech is to create alternative foods without harming animals.
August 17, 2020
World’s 1st Patient With Lab-Grown Bone Implant Competes In Israman Triathlon
Danny Yaakobson was the first patient to benefit from breakthrough technology developed by Bonus BioGroup to grow bones in a lab from an individual's own fat cells.
February 20, 2019
Five Israeli Biotech Companies Using Stem Cells To Change The Face Of Medicine
Stem cells, so-called "blank cells", can evolve into any kind of cell in the human body, thus making them perfect for medical purposes. Here are five Israeli companies that are changing the face of medicine with pioneering stem-cell applications.
February 10, 2014
Israeli Team Finds Mechanism For Producing Stem Cells Efficiently
Researchers anticipate that adult and embryonic stem cells will soon be able to treat some of the world's most serious diseases. However, embryonic stem cells are still a controversial matter. An Israeli team has found a way to improve the production of new stem cells significantly.
October 01, 2013
Breakthrough Stem Cell Treatment Reduces Bone Healing Time By 75 Percent
Severe fractures, such as those that occur in the pelvis, can take up to a year to heal. Israeli researchers have found conclusive evidence that using stem cells to treat these fractures can significantly speed up the healing process.
July 02, 2013
Israeli Researchers Use Skin Cells To Repair Damaged Hearts
For the very first time, Israeli researchers were able to turn human skin cells - taken from heart disease patients - into heart muscle cells that were then used to repair the patients’ damaged hearts.
June 27, 2013
Research Succeeds In Isolating Cancer ‘Stem Cells’
Recent studies in the field have cancer research have pointed to the fact that only some cancerous cells are involved in tumor growth. A new Israeli study has made great progress in isolating and treating these "cancer stem cells".
January 03, 2013
Israeli Scientists Create Heart Pacemaker From Skin Cells
Scientists have grown fully functional heart muscles by reprogramming stem cells and skin cells from patients. They found that these reprogrammed cells can “reset” the rhythm of any unhealthy heart tissue that is placed around them.
November 20, 2012
Study Finds Precious Stem Cells Are Assigned ‘Bodyguard’ Cells
The human bone marrow contains stem cells which act as "reinforcements" when the body lacks a certain type of blood cell. These precious cells, as a new Israeli study reveals, are so important to the human body, that the body actually assigns each cell with its own personal body guard.
October 29, 2012
Study Discovers Important Cause For Cancer Growth
A new research conducted in Israel might lead to the development of new methods for controlling the growth of cancer. Scientists are hopeful it could lead to treatments that will transform cancer from a lethal disease to a chronic, manageable one.
April 12, 2012
New Hope For People With Fatal Muscular Disease ALS?
The Israeli biotechnology company BrainStorm announced successful results in its clinical trial for a drug against ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) - a fatal neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
January 25, 2012