Study Finds Help For Early Stages of Alzheimers

Hundreds of drugs have been developed to address Alzheimer’s disease, says Dr. Shahar Arzy, director of the computational neuropsychiatry lab at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. “Do you know how many have been found effective? Zero.” But if patients could be diagnosed in the preclinical stages of the disease, perhaps some of the new biological … [Read more...]

Technion Scientist Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Distinguished Professor Dan Shechtman of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, it was announced today. The Technion is now home to three of the four Israelis in the country's history to be awarded the Nobel Prize in science.   Prof. Shechtman, of the Technion Department of Materials Engineering, won the award for his … [Read more...]