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Scientists At Hebrew University's IMRIC Convert Skin Cells Into Placenta-Generating Cells

The success of this study will grant a real chance for women who suffer from placental dysfunction diseases to have healthy babies. It is important to note that these cells do hold any risk since they integrate only into the placenta and not to the embryo himself.

HUJI Professor At IMRIC Honoured With Helmholtz International Fellow Award For Epigenetics Research

Helmholtz Award Ceremony honouring Yehudit Bergman

The Israeli immunologist and cancer researcher Professor Yehudit Bergman of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), Israel, has been honored with the Helmholtz International Fellow Award for her excellent research. In a prize ceremony at the MDC Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association in Berlin, Germany, MDC's interim director Professor Thomas Sommer presented the certificate to her on Thursday, June 18th, 2015.

Cancer And Vampires: An Evolutionary Approach From IMRIC

Dr. Yuval Tabach

Jerusalem, June 22, 2015 — Two major revolutions, one genomic and one in informatics, are completely changing the face of biomedical research. Every day all over the world, millions of genetic sequences — from disease-related genes to complete genomes of plants, animals, bacteria and viruses — are resolved, identified and dissected.