Assistant Professor Shai Shen-Orr

Accelerating New Medical Therapies

Found In Translation: Algorithm Could Speed Up Development of New Medical Therapies In findings published today in Nature Methods, Israeli and American researchers reported on a revolutionary, big data-driven, machine learning algorithm designed to predict results of human gene expression based on preliminary results of…

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A. Prof Ester Segal

Fundraising – Pancreatic Cancer Research

Thanks to generous gifts from our community, we’ve raised over $8,000 to support the important Pancreatic Cancer research – make a gift today and continue supporting this important cause. The Problem Cancer is Australia’s leading cause of burden of disease. Pancreatic Cancer is considered among the deadliest…

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Can positive emotions shrink cancer tumors?

Artificially activating the “reward system” in the brains of mice with two types of cancer led to a dramatic reduction in the size of their tumors, according to authors of a study conducted at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. “The relationship between a person’s emotional…

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Delivering Anti-Cancer Drugs to Pediatric Tumors

Spotlight on a Technion Australia priority project In most of the Western World, cancer is the primary cause of death in  children over the age of one year. Existing treatments for adult cancer patients are not particularly effective for children. This is because chemotherapeutic drugs…

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PillCam® Among Technion’s Greatest Medical Inventions

Technion Australia is proud to launch a new series – TechNovation. Hear from @Warren Bingham– the man who brought PillCam to Australia. PillCam is the world’s first digestible camera and is regarded among Israel’s / Technion’s greatest medical inventions. (places are limited)

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Prof. Dan Shechtman

Nobel Prize Laureate, Prof. Dan Shechtman

7 Sept – Technion Australia was honoured to host Nobel Prize Laureate, Prof. Dan Shechtman for an intimate lunch where he discussed his theory on creating the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs. Among our distinguished guests, we were privileged to welcome the former…

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Guangdong technion

Guangdong Technion – Inaugurated in China

On 19 December 2017, the Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) was inaugurated in China. The project, which brings together Israeli spirit coupled with Chinese strength, is the result of an historic partnership between the Li Ka Shing Foundation, the Guangdong Provincial Government, the Shantou…

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Professor Avram Hershko

Technion Australia launches Haifa Teen Tech

Three students from Sydney’s Moriah College recently participated in the inaugural Haifa Teen Tech Competition being held at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. Year 11 students Kayla Gelman, Aryeh Naar and Sarah Zeigman have joined an exclusive group of 60…

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Australia 2017 Scitech team closing ceremony

Students go hi-tech at Technion’s Sci-Tech

Five students from Sydney have returned home after an exciting month in Israel at the 2017 Technion SciTech International Summer Science School. Australia “punched above its weight” this year with a record-breaking number of students selected to join only 60 at Technion from over 20…

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Professor Shulamit Levenberg Technion

Blending Art and Science at the Olsen Gallery, Woollahra

Over 70 Technion Australia members and supporters recently enjoyed a private viewing of the latest paintings of renowned artist Peter Churcher at the beautiful Olsen Gallery, Woollahra. The evening’s Guest of Honour was Professor Shulamit Levenberg, Dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at Technion Israel Institute of Technology…

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