The increasing ability to harness cannabidiol, a derivative of cannabis, to treat medical problems is due to the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).
This system, discovered by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is a set of natural pathways in our brain and body which carry messages to various regions to manage and regulate pain, appetite, mood regulation, and memory.
OrCam start-up, which was established by Mobileye’s founders Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram, has developed devices that assist the blind and visually impaired with a camera and smart algorithms. Mobileye was based on Hebrew University technology.
Eliezer Rabinovici, professor of Particle Physics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, recently received the 2019 Award for Science Diplomacy from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his outstanding scientific and diplomatic contributions to SESAME (Synchrotron-light Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East), founded in Jordan in 2017.
Contrary to Common Belief, Hebrew University Researcher says Declining Marriage Rates May be the Solution for Loneliness, Not the Problem.
Israel Cancer Research Fund approved grants to the Hebrew University, and other Israeli institutions, for studies in blood, brain, breast, colorectal and many other types of cancers.
Porsche, the luxury car company, has decided to invest $2 million in the Israeli startup TriEye.
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