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Israel Prize in Medicine awarded to Hebrew University's Prof. Marta Weinstock-Rosin, developer of Alzheimer's drug



This year’s Israel Prize for Medicine will be awarded to Prof. Marta Weinstock-Rosin of the School of Pharmacy-Institute for Drug Research at the Faculty of Medicine in recognition of her achievements in the development of pharmaceutical treatments for the symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases. She is best known for the development of Exelon, an effective treatment for confusion and dementia related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.


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