a A fascinating conference on the development of pharmaceutical science in Israel, was held mid-February by the Zionist Federation in London. Three senior Israeli scientists lectured at the conference in front of hundreds of young people who came to hear about the latest leading developments in Israel’s technological field of medical science.
The first was Prof. Tzipora Falik-Zaccai, founder and director of the Institute of Human Genetics at the Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya. The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee, Bar - Ilan University. Prof. Falik was also a partner in developing a Master's program in genetic counseling at the Technion and currently develops and coordinates the M.D-Ph.D program at the Faculty of Medicine in Safed, Bar - Ilan University.
The third lecture was delivered by Oren Cohen, VP Engineering of Neuronix, an Israeli company that was founded in order to find an answer to drug therapy for degenerative diseases of the nervous system, particularly Alzheimer's. In his lecture he spoke about Neuronix’s unique development which is based on electromagnetic stimulation of areas in the brain concurrently with cognitive training. The treatment is directed to specific areas of the brain of the patient that were affected by Alzheimer’s Disease which are identified separately for each patient.
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