Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem was established in 1918 and opened in 1925 as a public university. Today, the university has a student body of more than 22,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. Albert Einstein was on the board of governors and bequeathed his papers, works and their copyright to Hebrew University. Hebrew University has four campuses, three in Jerusalem and one in Rehovot. Hebrew University has degrees in all major areas and offers degrees in medicine and law. Most notable departments include genetic research, physics, stem cell research and pediatric medicine Hebrew University is respected world-wide for its academic and research offerings.

Address
The Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus Jerusalem 91905 Israel
Website
http://www.huji.ac.il/huji/eng/index_e.htm
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebrew_University_of_Jerusalem

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Cigarette smoke damages mental health, too

For decades, doctors have warned about the health risks of smoking. However, their warnings focused on the physical risks that cigarettes pose to health, such as lung cancer, heart disease, low birth weight and high blood ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pregnant smokers at higher risk for gestational diabetes

Smoking during pregnancy is one of the most significant risk factors for poor pregnancy outcomes. In the United States, 10.7 percent of all women smoke during their pregnancy or are exposed to secondhand smoke. Consequently, ...

Medical research

Technique targets cancer cells and leaves healthy ones alone

It is a feeling that many who receive a cancer diagnosis can identify with: heartbreak and fear, followed by hopes that chemotherapy will save the day. Unfortunately, for many patients, chemo's painful side effects cause ...

Radiology & Imaging

New MRI technique can 'see' molecular changes in the brain

MRI's give us a picture of our body's insides—organs, bones, nerves and soft tissue. But what if MRI's could show us the molecular makeup of our body parts, and help doctors more quickly determine the onset of disease and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Managers who listen boost staff creativity, study says

Managers who listen attentively could boost their team members' creativity, suggests a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and King's Business School at King's College London.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treatment for obesity and fatty liver disease may be in reach

Amiram Goldblum and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Institute for Drug Research have discovered 27 new molecules. These molecules all activate a special protein called PPAR-delta and have the potential to ...

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