UH Researcher, Dr. Shlomo Wagner, Awarded Prestigious $1.3M Grant

Shlomo WagnerPhoto 5-6-15Dr. Shlomo Wagner (pictured at left) from the Department of Neurobiology at the University of Haifa who, along with three other research partners from universities in Germany, the USA, and France, has been awarded a prestigious grant. The aim of their study is to decipher the mechanisms in the...More...

Do Hospitals Actually Make You Sick?

Doctor Talking With Senior Male PatientPeople expect a hospital to be a place where you become healthier.  This may not be the reality.One in three patients aged 70 and older who are independent in their daily functioning and are hospitalized for illnesses, are discharged from the hospital with a decline in functioning;and around...More...

New App to Cure ADHD Being Developed By Two University of Haifa Alumni

ADHDAziz Kaddan and Anas Abu Mukh were just 19 years old when they first thought of founding their start-up – an app to treat ADHD in children and adults. They are both young, 21 years old, but the fact that they had nearly all the requisite tools to found the start-up made the decision much...More...

IDF Employing Soldiers On Autism Spectrum; Seeing Stellar Results

IDF Autistic soldiers picThe Israeli Defense Force achieved a series of operational successes in recent years thanks to a group of soldiers with autism who contributed their unique abilities to Intelligence Unit 9900, Israel’s Channel 10 reported on Wednesday.The Israeli Satellite Intelligence Unit provides essential...More...

UH Alumnus Helps Develop Revolutionary New Way to Fight Cancer

medical marijuanaAs scientists and patients discover the pain-relief and healing properties of cannabis, more governments are legalizing the distribution of medical marijuana by prescription. Yet physicians remain uneasy about the way it’s administered (rolled up in smoking paper or dropped into a vaporizer)...More...

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More than 50 Guests Attend ASUH Reception In New York City

Hosts Richard and Carol Kalikow with Ambassador Ido Aharoni -20150506_kalikow_016.jpgAmbassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, delivered a direct and compelling message to the more than 50 guests at an ASUH Reception hosted by real estate leaders Carol and Richard Kalikow in New York City on May 6, 2015. Ambassador Aharoni explained that in this time of so much disinformation about Israel, the story of the...More...

Dr. Sagi-Schwartz Introduces New International MA Program to ASUH Friends in Boston

Dr. Avi Sagi-Schwartz, center, with hostess Lillian Sober Ain, right, and ASUH New England Region Director Carolyn Keller, described the exciting new International MA in Child Development to frierds and supporters.Dr. Avi Sagi-Schwartz, Professor of Psychology and Director of the International MA in Child Development at the University of Haifa, briefed more than 20 friends and supporters of the University on March 23, 2015 on the new International Master’s Program in Child Development. The reception and discussion was graciously hosted by Lillian Sober Ain, a member of the Board of Directors of the...More...

Join Us at the University of Haifa’s 43rd Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting on June 1-4, 2015

Northern Israel PhotoLay leaders from more than a dozen nations will gather in Haifa from June 1 to 4th for the 43rd Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting of the University of Haifa.With a central theme of “Israel and the World – Academic Perspectives”, Meeting is an exciting international celebration marking the accomplishments of the University, the largest comprehensive research university in northern...More...