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Leading Hebrew U Professor Receives Rappaport Prize for Excellence in Medical Research



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 health and disease in the brain and other organs.


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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

Hebrew University Scientists Map...

Studying the brain activity of blind people, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are challenging the standard view of how the human brain specializes to perform...
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