Medical research at BGU covers the spectrum of human health, with emphasis on neurosciences, diabetes, cardio metabolic health, and cancer.

BGU is an important player in the international bio-medical research arena. Pioneering research is conducted by highly respected senior faculty, a cadre of young scientists returning to Israel from prestigious institutions, and exceptional graduate and postgraduate research fellows. Collaborations between the health, natural and engineering sciences foster an environment of research innovation. BGU’s commitment to community is reflected in research focusing on the health problems of the Negev, especially in the fields of genetics, nutrition and psychiatry.

“We dream of understanding adult stem cells to a level that enables us to make them stronger and more capable of transplant, and we also aim to generate them from a patient’s own cells.”
– Dr. Roi Gazit

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Mini-Robot Helps Doctors Peer Inside

May 24, 2019

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

The BGU self-propelled robot will provide better diagnosis and treatment for problems in the small intestines.

New Hope for Bone Repair and Targeted Drug Delivery

May 16, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

A peptide discovered by BGU researchers has applications ranging from dental disease to chemotherapy.

BGU’s Drug Combo Therapy Protects Blood-Brain Barrier

May 15, 2019

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Two FDA-approved drugs, when taken together, prevents development of various neurological diseases.