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DECODING ADHD: Soroka Geneticists Discover Molecular Genetic Pathways of ADHD

Prof. Ohad Birk & Daniel Halperin 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 …


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 …


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. …


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 …


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 …


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.


Spirit of Innovation at Soroka 2019 Gala Dinner

American Friends of Soroka Medical Center held its seventh annual benefit dinner at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Well attended by over 400 people, the hosts and distinguished guests elaborated on the scientific and medical innovations that make Soroka Medical Center one of the leading …


Cannabis Relieves Symptoms In Children With Autism – New Study Shows

A new study shows that medical cannabis is effective in children with autism in relieving symptoms such as tics, rage attacks, restlessness, depression, and seizures, according to a press release publicized on Thursday. The study was conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and …


Prof. Birk’s Team Collaborates with Ben Gurion Univ. on a New Center for Orphan Diseases

The first National Knowledge Center for the Study of Rare/Orphan Genetic Diseases has been established at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). Professor Birk’s team has already discovered more than 30 genetic diseases resulting in a 30 percent decrease in Bedouin community infant mortality rates. The Center …


Fat Tissue in Body Affected by Air Pollution, Causes Disease

Being fat is not a compliment in the Bible. According to a verse in Deuteronomy in which the Children of Israel became satisfied – at least figuratively corpulent – apathetic to spirituality and morals – rebelling against their faith in God. Now, researchers at Soroka University Medical …


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