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  • Rethinking_the_Aging_Brain
    Rethinking the Aging Brain

    Prof. Michal Schwartz aims to develop a vaccination for slowing the brain’s aging process by boosting autoimmunity. Her groundbreaking approach is already being tested in animal models of neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Wrapping Up

    Weizmann Institute scientists reveal a mechanism for healthy nerve development, which may lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases such as MS.

  • Science Tips, March 2007

    Four research updates from the Weizmann Institute: details of bone-eating cells; an immune system security measure; understanding the mechanics of hearing; and debating the workings of the brain. 

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    Israeli scientist: Stronger immune system could cure Alzheimer’s

    The Weizmann Institute’s Prof. Michal Schwartz has been developing ways to use the immune system to treat devastating injuries. As Israel21c reports, this “powerhouse” is now studying whether an enhanced immune system can treat anxiety and other brain disorders, and even – most exciting of all – potentially cure Alzheimer’s.

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  • Four_Israeli_Women_of_Note
    Four Israeli Women of Note

    Jewish Woman Magazine named the Weizmann Institute's Prof. Michal Schwartz as one of ""Four Israeli Women of Note"" for her important work developing radical new treatments for spinal cord injuries.