Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood-onset disorder with unusual levels of hyperactivity and trouble focusing attention on a single task. While there is clearly a genetic predisposition to ADHD, the genes and the molecular mechanism of this common disorder are only partly known. A study published this week in Nature Communications demonstrates […]
Soroka Medical Center Collaborates with IAI and Microsoft in treating COVID-19
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Microsoft, and Soroka Medical Center have collaborated to develop a supervision system to collect data on ventilated COVID-19 patients in a single location while providing updated, comprehensive information on patients’ status while minimizing the exposure of medical teams to infection. The system integrates data from systems and sensors, and performs data […]
Soroka Medical Center Responds to the Coronavirus
Soroka Medical Center proactively opens a Coronavirus Emergency Center, demonstrating leadership in emergency preparedness for the 1.2 million people living in the Negev! Donate to our special emergency fund here. In coordination with the Ministry of Health, Soroka opened a Special Treatment Complex for Corona Virus patients. This dedicated compound for the admission of Corona […]
Spotlight: Prof. Victor Novack, at Soroka’s Cannibis Clinical Research Institute
“The global medical community lacks high-quality evidence to justify the widespread use of cannabis-derived medicine,” says Professor Victor Novack, Director of the cannabis Clinical Research Institute (CCRI) at Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva. The Institute, working in conjunction with the Medical Cannabis Unit of Israel’s Ministry of Health, is one of only a few Institutes […]
What If the Star of David Could Speak?
Artist Marc Bennett brings The History of the Star of David to life through art that will support Soroka Medical Center’s life-saving mission in Israel’s Negev. Jewish identity has been the subject of many artists’ work. Chagall used color and light to illuminate the journey of the Jewish people. Nevelson’s sculpture paid tribute to the six million Holocaust victims.
Inside the Spirit of Innovation at Soroka 2019 Gala
American Friends of Soroka Medical Center (AFSMC) hosted the Spirit of Innovation at Soroka Gala, during its seventh annual benefit dinner on April 3, 2019, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. More than 400 guests attended the auspicious event.