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Alpha radiation destroys solid tumors safely

Israel’s Alpha Tau Medical uses alpha radiation to treat various types of solid tumors. Alpha DaRT (Dіffusіng Alpha-emіtters Radіatіon Therapy), developed at Tel Aviv University, is to begin clinical trials in Massachusetts USA. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3744829,00.html https://www.massdevice.com/alpha-tau-wins-approval-to-test-cancer-targeting-device-in-the-u-s/ https://www.alphatau.com/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/ja2UQdFOueM?rel=0

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Videos promote Jerusalem tech ecosystem

To mark Jerusalem Day, Start-Up Nation Central and Jerusalem partners released 4 videos to showcase entrepreneurs and social initiatives in the city, home to 350 startups. They cover BioTech (Alpha Tau), RehabTech (BrainQ & ALYN), Social & Creative Tech and … Continue reading

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Startups raising funds

Latest funding includes: TuneFork raised $1.5 million; Nanox raised $20 million; Upstream Security raised $32 million; Planck Resolution raised $16 million; Binah.ai raised $13.5 million; Alpha Tau raised $26 million; Opora.io raised $7 million.

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Israeli startups save lives

The 2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit attracted a record 23,000 delegates from 186 countries. They heard about three Israeli medical startups – Insightec, Alpha Tau and Surgical Theater and three of the patients whose lives they had saved with their … Continue reading

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Human radiation therapy trial successful

Good results of the first multi-center human trials of the Alpha Dart radiation therapy (see here) developed by Israel’s Alpha Tau. Over 78% of the skin cancer tumors were completely cured. Most of the patients had previously received other treatments … Continue reading

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Certification for cancer radiation treatment

I reported previously (see here) on Israel’s Alpha Tau and its Alpha DaRT radiation therapy for cancer patients. It has just obtained UK certification following an audit by the British Standards Institution – the UK’s independent compliance body. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/breakthrough-cancer-therapy-developer-alpha-tau-awarded-iso-13485-certificate-for-quality-management-of-medical-devices-300830619.html

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Destroys tumors in weeks

I reported previously (9th Sep) on Israel’s Alpha Tau’s radiation emitters starting trials in the USA.  Trials have also been launched at two centers in Rome, Italy. But I should have mentioned that 70% of patients in earlier Israeli and … Continue reading

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Diners eat 3D-printed meat

Israel’s Redefine Meat (formerly Jet-Eat) served its 3D-printed plant-based “meat” to diners in an up-market Israeli restaurant. 85% ranked it as meat-like. Redefine Meat has just raised $6 million of funds and plans to launch its larger “alpha” 3D-meat printer … Continue reading

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New early test for Parkinson’s

Tel Aviv University scientists have discovered a new method for detecting the aggregation of the protein alpha-synuclein, before Parkinson’s symptoms appear. Doctors can then monitor how treatments affect this aggregation. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/TAU-unveils-new-method-for-detecting-delaying-Parkinsons-591602 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00401-019-02023-x

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A cyber incubator with Japan’s NEC

Tel Aviv University (TAU) and Japanese electronics giant NEC are founding AlphaC – a new incubator for early stage cyber startups. Ten early stage ventures will join an intensive three-month program, receiving access to TAU resources, workspace, business contacts and … Continue reading

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