July 2nd, 2017
A new home for the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Science (ELSC) inaugurated at the Hebrew University campus in Jerusalem
July 2017 -- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem dedicated its new interdisciplinary center for brain sciences in June 2017, before the official opening in October 2017. The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC), the largest neuroscience center in Israel, was inaugurated in the presence of Mrs. Lily Safra, whose support was critical in the creation of the Center. It is unique in bringing together specialists from all of the academic disciplines researching brain sciences.
June 19th, 2017
Early literacy study to improve diagnosis and treatment of learning disabilities among Hebrew and Arabic speakers
Dedicated to enabling all children to reach their full potential, the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities is currently pioneering a comprehensive study on early literacy in Hebrew and Arabic languages. Research results are being used to develop cutting-edge interventions that will provide all children with a head start in school.
May 16th, 2017
Jori Fleisher, MD, MSCE, of New York University School of Medicine, discusses her research on an interdisciplinary home visit program for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease.
Hi, I'm Dr Jory Fleischer and I'm an assistant professor of neurology and population health at New York University School of Medicine in New York, and a movement disorder specialist there.
May 12th, 2017
On May 11, 2017, in New York, ISEF organized a gala anniversary dinner honoring Mrs. Safra with a Lifetime Achievement Award as Honorary Chairwoman of ISEF, and a longtime benefactor of the organization.
May 1st, 2017
Cambridge, MA - Harvard University President Drew Faust and Provost Alan Garber will join Danielle Allen,Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University and an array of Harvard faculty members, government officials, and leading political scientists at a symposium on May 4th, 2017 through May 6th, 2017. The symposium will honor the 30th anniversary of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and will feature panel discussions and forums focusing on the need for collaboration in formulating and interpreting the ethical principles that govern how we act, individually and institutionally.
April 7th, 2017
The Edmond J. Safra National Parkinson’s Wellness Initiative (Click link for video) extends Parkinson’s care beyond the walls of the clinic.
March 17th, 2017
Edmond J. Safra foundation grants US$ 1 million to the National Gallery’s Center for Advanced Studies in Visual Arts
March 2017-- The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. announced a $1 million grant from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to support the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA).
November 15th, 2016
Unprecedented matching grant plan initiated by Edmond J. Safra foundation leads to €10 Million in fundraising for Clinatec, French Biomedical Research Center, for pioneering therapies
November 2016 -- The funds will contribute to research & treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, cancer and motor disabilities.