Early-Term Babies Are at Greater Risk for DiabetesBGU research shows that babies born at 37 to 39 weeks have higher rates of diabetes and obesity later in life.
Cause for Male Infertility DiscoveredResearchers from BGU and Soroka have identified a mutation in the gene TDRD9 that arrests sperm production.
Using Your Own DNA to Personalize Medical TreatmentsBGU experts are studying human genes in order to treat cancer, boost immune systems and extend life.
Alzheimer’s Linked to Lack of Specific ProteinSIRT6, a protein responsible for repairing DNA, was found to be greatly reduced in Alzheimer’s patients.
Easier Way to Deliver Parkinson’s MedicationNow in clinical trials, the BGU-developed NeuroDerm uses miniature pumps for targeted drug delivery.
Identifying the Variety of Autism DisordersBGU researchers establish autism database to help identify targeted clinical treatments.
Using a Protein to Fight Brain CancerA BGU researcher is developing treatments that kill or reprogram cancer stem cells in glioblastoma.
Wanted: A Better Way to Fight LeukemiaDr. Roi Gazit is developing targeted treatments for various forms of this disease.
Adults Can Learn From Babies to Improve MovementMaking exaggerated movements, like babies do, can help older adults fine-tune their motor control.
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