Proactive, detailed planning helped Sheba to confront the different hurdles involved in dealing with coronavirus. “We had a full drill a month before the first coronavirus patient was diagnosed in Israel,” Walz said.
Doctors at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital at Sheba Medical Center pioneered the administration of PR001, an investigational novel gene therapy drug, to treat a child with Type 2 Gaucher disease.
16 years ago, Alexander Bragilevsky received a devastating diagnosis of melanoma. He immediately underwent treatment in Russia, but the results were not encouraging. At a certain point, the doctors lost hope, discontinued Alexander’s treatment and left him with a prescription for strong painkillers.