University of Haifa News

Cancer treatment co ARTSaVIT raises $6.3m

The company is developing a treatment for cancer that activates a controlled cell-killerARTSaVIT, a company developing a cancer drug, has completed a $6.3 financing round. The company is slated to enter the Merck Ventures incubator in Yavne operating under Inter-Lab, the Israeli drug development division of German company Merck Serono. Mori Arkin's Arkin Bio Ventures led the round together...More...

Shmuel (Mooley) Eden Elected as New Executive Committee Chairman

One of Israel's technology leaders, Shmuel (Mooly) Eden was just elected as the Chairman of the University of Haifa Executive Committee.  Mooly was the Senior Vice President in Intel and the President of Intel Israel.  In 2012, Mooly was voted by Forbes Magazine as one of the top most brilliant technological minds in the world.  Since 2015, Mooly is investing his time in promoting...More...

First Area in Peruvian Amazon to be Purchased and Turned into a Nature Reserve

TiME, the environmental protection organization founded by Prof. Uri Shanas of the University of Haifa, has crowdsourced funds to purchase the first area of land to become a nature reserve. The goal: to preserve biodiversity* TiME organization has scored its first success in its struggle to save endangered species around the world. TiME crowdsourced funds to purchase an area in the Peruvian...More...

New study at the University of Haifa: Creative People Sleep More, Later, and Less Well

Do you ever dream of becoming the next Picasso? A new study at the University of Haifa comparing art and social science students has found that visually creative students evaluate their sleep as of lower quality. “Visually creative people reported disturbed sleep leading to difficulties in daytime functioning,” explains doctorate student Neta Ram-Vlasov, one of the authors of the study....More...