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Combating Disease
The Weizmann Institute’s collaborative teams are working to turn basic research into powerful diagnostic tools, drugs, and therapies.
Imagine science that uncovers the genetic link between stress and metabolic conditions, such as obesity and diabetes.
Imagine science that can assess your risk for lung cancer – with a blood test.
Weizmann Institute research led to the world’s first bone-marrow transplant between incompatible people.
Give them the freedom to dream and this is what happens...
News From The Institute, Science Stories
Molecular storytellers
Science Stories, News From The Institute
Safer drugs, fewer side effects
News From The Institute | Science Stories
A Weizmann Institute-based innovation in echocardiography—the use of ultrasound waves to investigate heart health—is poised to improve diagnostics for cardiac patients.
News From The Institute | Science Stories
The mutation, which was found in a Bedouin tribe in Northern Israel, had previously caused the death of nine children in this tribe, in some...
News From The Institute | Science Stories
“I believe there is real magic in the way thatembryos develop. I’ve been studying them for almost 15 years and Ihaven’t stopped being amazed,” says...
Press Release | Science Stories
How does a helpful substance like cholesterol turn deadly?
News From The Institute | Science Stories
Very tiny objects—on the scale of atoms and electrons—behave in strange ways that do not conform to the laws of classical physics. But few people...
News From The Institute | Science Stories
Almost 70 years ago, Dr. Sidney Farber—after whom the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is named—created the world’s first chemotherapy drug: methotrexate. Still used today,...