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Hebrew U Scientists Develop Novel Method to Suppress Malaria Parasite’s Virulence Genes



Up to one million people -- mainly pregnant woman and young children -- are killed each year by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite, which causes the most devastating form of human malaria. Now, researchers at the Hebrew University revealed the genetic trickery this deadly parasite deploys to escape attack by the human immune system.


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Leading Hebrew U Professor...

On March 15, 2015, Prof. Hermona Soreq of the Hebrew University will receive the Rappaport Prize for Excellence for her research on neurotransmitter acetylcholine’s role in both... More

Hebrew U Scientists Infect...

Every year, drug-resistant infections kill more than 50,000 people across Europe and the United States, and hundreds of thousands more around the world. Now, researchers from the Hebrew... More

Hebrew University and Freie...

On the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany, the presidents of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Freie Universität... More

Jerusalem Ambassadors

January 2, 2015: The Jerusalem Ambassadors program at the Hebrew University’s... More

Anthropology: Ancient skull from...

The discovery of a 55,000-year-old partial skull in Northern Israel provides new insights into the migration of modern humans out of Africa.

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Pope Francis Meets Hebrew...

(Photo Credit: L'Osservatore Romano Photographic Service) The Friends of the Hebrew University, Jews and Christians alike, met with Pope Francis as the 70th anniversary of the... More