September 2021

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Fighting Cells and Destroying Tumors

A new TAU study shows that certain types of cells in the body’s natural defenses can help destroy malignant tumors. White blood cells can destroy the cancer cells directly while recruiting the immune system’s cancer-fighting T-cells. These findings may contribute to the development of new immunotherapies. READ MORE

The War Against Disease — Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

An antibacterial weapon that enables good bacteria to attack bad bacteria with toxins and neutralize them has been developed by a team in TAU's Department of Clinical Biology and Immunology. Using “poison arrows,” this new approach may help doctors address the concern over antibiotic resistance in the future. READ MORE


Reversing Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

For the first time ever, a new brain study from TAU has shown that hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be used to reverse the biological hallmarks responsible for the development of Alzhiemer’s disease and dementia. The therapy has been found to reduce the build-up of plaque on the brain, a characteristic of Alzheimer’s Disease, and the therapy also boosts the functioning of the human brain. READ MORE


Congratulations to TAU alum Ziv Yekutieli, Ph.D. for his venture and app Mon4t. READ MORE


AFTAU's Virtual Gala

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST

Join us for an unforgettable night with special guests Mayim Bialik, Andy Cohen, Gal Gadot, Bill Maher, Jake Tapper and a special performance by Judy Gold. Honoring Israeli actress and activist Noa Tishby, Dr. Anita Friedman, Maya Kadar Kovalsky and Nadav Kadar. Join us