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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