Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations


The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.

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One In Six Public Health Workers Won’t Work In Emergency Flu Pandemic

July 28, 2009

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A study conducted by BGU and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers indicates that approximately 16 percent of public health care workers will not report for work

Social Support Following Terrorist Attacks Is Buffer Against Depression for Adolescents

July 20, 2009

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BGU Researchers conducted a “before and after” study of depression and terrorist attacks in adolescents, demonstrating that strong social support from friends is a buffer from depression in terrorism-related

BGU Researchers Discover Treatment for Brain Trauma-induced Epilepsy

July 14, 2009

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Dr. Alon Friedman, a neurosurgeon, professor and researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, working with researchers from UC Berkeley, California have identified a TGF Beta Blocker that when

BGU Researchers Identify How “Stressed” Fat Tissue Malfunctions and Contributes to Obesity-Associated Diseases

July 14, 2009

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BGU Researchers Identify How “Stressed” Fat Tissue Malfunctions and Contributes to Obesity-Associated Diseases.

Breakthrough Biomaterial For Heart Repair Licensed By Major Drug Co

July 8, 2009

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Breakthrough biomaterial developed at BGU is now being licensed by a major drug company, Ikaria Holdings, Inc.

BGU Researchers Reveal Connection Between Cancer and Human Evolution

July 2, 2009

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BGU researchers have discovered that gene mutations that once helped humans survive may increase the possibility for diseases, including cancer.

BGU’s Desert Research Institutes to Receive Cleantech 2009 Environmental Excellence Award for Outstanding Academic Institution

June 29, 2009

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s (BGU) Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR) has won the CleanTech 2009 Excellence Award in the category of Outstanding Academic Institution in the

BGU Confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Philanthropist Roy J. Zuckerberg

June 25, 2009

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BGU has awarded a prestigious honorary doctoral degree to philanthropist and business executive Roy J. Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg is currently a senior director of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and

Driving Simulation Lab at BGU (Video)

June 23, 2009

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The Lab for Human Factors in Road Safety at BGU dedicated its driving simulation lab earlier this month, featuring a GM-donated shiny bronze Cadillac and state-of-the-art large screen imaging