Media Coverage

The Blavatnik Center for Drug Discovery at the Tel Aviv University is the Last Chance for Patients Suffering from Rare Diseases (i24NEWS, May 2021)

Eli Reich has what's called FOXG1 Syndrome, a rare neurological condition (news12, May 18, 2021)

Two-year-old Eli Reich's brain is not developing properly as a result of a rare syndrome, his parents have come as far as Tel Aviv University where researchers are working to find a cure for his disease (starting at 1:18 Minute) (Three Who Knows, Published: 21 March 2021)

Two-year-old Eli Reich's brain is not developing properly as a result of a rare neurological syndrome, and his time window for brain development is closing (, Published: 16 March 2021)

Israeli  Scientists may have found medicines to help a toddler with a rare untreatable disorder (, Published: 15 Mar. 2021)

The 2020 Landau Prize broadcast on Channel 12 (Watch the video starting at 20:07)

2020 Landau Prize in the field of healthy aging - to Prof. Ehud Gazit of the BCDD (Ynet, Published: 13 Dec. 2020)

The new development will enable the production of the active ingredient in the required quality, quantity and concentrations (, Published: Sept. 13, 2020)

Researchers have been able to recover an ancient natural substance from algae, in favor of a cure for rare eye disease (Three Who Know, Published: Sep 14, 2020)

Retinitis pigmentosa is believed to affect around 1.5 million people globally, with 2,000-3,000 patients in Israel  (Jerusalem Post, Published: 9 Sept. 2020)

Our latest collaboration with Dr. Meital Gal-Tanamy and Dr. Moshe Dassau from the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine at Bar-Ilan University was just published on Ynet in an article describing Israel research efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic (Ynet, Published: 4 Apr. 2020)

The Center and TAU-affiliated Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center won a competitive state-funded grant supporting research on a heart attack medication (, Published: 1 Jan. 2020)

President Rivlin visited TAU’s cutting-edge labs and heard about programs that enhance social involvement and accessibility to higher education (TAU Website, Published: 11 March, 2019)



The purpose of the system is to investigate the mechanisms of hereditary metabolic diseases (, Published: 17 Jan, 2019)

Alon's parents started a journey for finding the cure (Ynet, Published: 11 Nov. 2018)

Report from the Center for Drug Discovery and Research. (, Published: 11 Oct. 2017)

A new drug discovery center was inaugurated at Tel Aviv University (NRG, Published: 18 May, 2016)

Len Blavatnik donated $10 million to improve invention and drug development (Globes, Published: 19 May, 2016)

TAU establishes center to discover effective drugs (Jerusalem Post, Published: 19 May 2016)

Parkinson's patients that decided to take Mannitol, an FDA approved food ingredient, talk about their success. Channel 1 TV Israel

Professor Miguel Weil helps families with children suffering from "orphan diseases", in the hope of finding a cure for their illness. Israel News Channel 2

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