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When Fighting Disease Becomes a Family Affair

Parents and relatives of people afflicted with genetic diseases take a leading role in advancing medical research. Tablet, 9 August 2021

The BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery is committed to COVID-19 diagnostics and drug discovery programs

The collaboration projects include various aspects of diagnosis and treatment of SARS-Cov-2 viral infection using the BCDD unique interdisciplinary capabilities in biological assays, medicinal chemistry and computer-assisted drug design., March 31, 2020

The Quest for A Lifesaving Cure

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 Knows21 March 2021

Hope for NY toddler with brain disorder, as Israelis use his DNA in drug search

Israeli Researchers Race Against Time to Rescue American Baby

Prof. Ehud Gazit Receives the 2020 Landau Prize

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

Stay Young Forever

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

Israeli researchers to develop medication for incurable eye disease

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

An ancient natural substance from algae will help cure a rare eye disease

Researchers have been able to recover an ancient natural substance from algae, in favor of a cure for rare eye disease. Three Who Knows. Sep 14, 2020

Researchers recovers a substance extracted from algae for treating a rare eye disease

The Israeli science fighting the Coronavirus

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, 4 Apr. 2020

BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery's Next Stage: Collaborating with Hospitals

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

Israel’s President Graces Campus

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

An integrated drug discovery platform for rare genetic metabolic disorders

The purpose of the system is to investigate the mechanisms of hereditary metabolic diseases., 17 Jan, 2019

Only 10 people in the world suffer from this disease

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

Address for children with rare diseases

Report from the Center for Drug Discovery and Research., 11 Oct. 2017

A New Drug Discovery Center in TAU

A new drug discovery center was inaugurated at Tel Aviv University. NRG, 18 May, 2016

Len Blavatnik Donated $10 Million

Len Blavatnik donated $10 million to improve invention and drug development. Globes, 19 May, 2016


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