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News

THE LANCET Launches a Special Israel Issue ’Health in Israel: Progress and Challenges in a Region of Conflict’May 9, 2017
THE LANCET Launches a Special Israel Issue 'Health in Israel: Progress and Challenges in a Region of Conflict'

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Possible Cause of Alzheimer’s DiscoveredMay 8, 2017
Possible Cause of Alzheimer's Discovered

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have determined that the protein SIRT6 is almost completely absent in Alzheimer's disease patients and likely contributes to its onset. Read more.

Mother’s Family History Could Lead to Preterm BirthApril 27, 2017
Mother's Family History Could Lead to Preterm Birth

If a pregnant mother has a family history of premature birth, she is at risk for a preterm birth of her baby, according to a new study by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Soroka University Medical Center. Read more.

Fertility Treatments Pose Risk of Pediatric CancersApril 25, 2017
Fertility Treatments Pose Risk of Pediatric Cancers

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have found that babies born from mothers who underwent fertility treatments are at increased risk of developing many types of pediatric cancers and tumors (neoplasms). Read more.

New Ultrafiltration Method Makes Water Safe to DrinkApril 21, 2017
New Ultrafiltration Method Makes Water Safe to Drink

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University's Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have achieved a pioneering success: the creation of a membrane that removes viruses from treated wastewater and makes it safe for drinking. Read more.

March 30, 2017
The Ingestible Snake Robot That Could Save Your Life
The Ingestible Snake Robot That Could Save Your Life

A tiny, swallowable robot that snakes its way through the small intestines could one day be used to actively visualize the digestive system. The robot, called SAW (single actuator wave-like robot), moves in a wave-like motion and can travel through the extremely squishy environment of the small intestine. Read more.

Events

Kindle Your Imagination Lecture Series: One Leader: A Million Prime Ministers June 19th, 2017
Kindle Your Imagination Lecture Series: One Leader: A Million Prime Ministers

A capacity crowd gathered at Concordia University for a fascinating lecture with BGU's Professor Paula Kabalo, Director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel & Zionism, entitled "One Leader: A Million Prime Ministers". The lecture was organized in partnership with Concordia University's Azrieli Institute for Israel Studies.

BGU Forms New Partnerships with Concordia and McGill Universities May, 2017
BGU Forms New Partnerships with Concordia and McGill Universities

In May 2017, during Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard's trade mission to Israel, the goal of which was to increase economic and academic research ties between Quebec and Israel, both Concordia University and McGill University signed new MOUs (Memorandums of Understanding) with Ben-Gurion University. Read more.

Ben-Gurion University places SECOND at the Engineering Commerce Case Competition March 7th, 2017
Ben-Gurion University places SECOND at the Engineering Commerce Case Competition!

CABGU Quebec is delighted to congratulate the 2017 ECCC team - Rotem Duani (leader), Dor Gal, Yossi Myerson and Roni Raviv - and extends warm wishes to Prof. Amir Shapiro, Director of the Robotics Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Financial support was provided by the University, the City of Beer-sheva and CABGU Quebec's generous donors, who deserve a very special thank you. Your support of this important endeavour has provided our four team members with a remarkable experience! Read more.

BGU AT THE 2017 JOHN MOLSON MBA INTERNATIONAL CASE COMPETITION January 2017
BGU At The 2017 John Molson MBA International Case Competition

For the seventh consecutive year, Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has sponsored a team of MBA students to compete at the John Molson MBA International Case Competition at Concordia University. For the second year, the team was made up of students from the Mandel Social Leadership MBA Program (SLMBA) at Ben-Gurion University's Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management. Read more.

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