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Setting the record straight: The truth about Tel Aviv University

Below is a statement from TAU regarding the recent targeting of our university on other campuses, which we want to share with our international community. In recent days, Tel Aviv University (TAU) has found itself unfairly targeted by pro-Palestinian protestors across multiple campuses, who have included the severance of ties with our institution in their… Read More

TAU and Anti-Defamation League publish annual Antisemitism Worldwide report for 2023

The annual Antisemitism Worldwide report, published by Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), reveals that 2023 saw an increase of dozens of percentage points in the number of antisemitic incidents in Western countries in comparison to 2022. A particularly steep increase was recorded following the October 7 attacks, but the first nine… Read More

TAU study reveals mechanism linking heart disease to cancer development

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center at the Sheba Medical Center have found a mechanism responsible for increasing the risk of developing cancer among patients with heart disease. They say that small extracellular bubbles, or vesicles (sEVs), that are secreted from the sick heart to heal itself are… Read More

Existing drugs may hinder development of bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have developed a new therapeutic strategy based on existing medications to inhibit bone metastasis in breast cancer patients. Using both an animal model and tissue samples from patients in Israel and the US, they demonstrated that a combination of drugs already available on the market can hinder bone metastasis… Read More

Heart patients live longer in a “greener” environment, TAU study finds

In a long-term study, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that the survival rate of bypass surgery heart patients who live in greener areas is significantly greater than those whose living environment is devoid of greenery. The study was conducted by PhD student Maya Sadeh under the guidance of Professor Rachel Dankner from the… Read More