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