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Yacoub Hanna

Yacoub Hanna

Sector : Science, Scientists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1980
  • Age: 43
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Yacoub Hanna (Hebrew: יעקוב חנא), (born in Ramah, August 26, 1980) is a biologist born into a Palestinian Christian Arab family in the 1948s. He works in the Stem Cell Research Center at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot after returning from a postdoctoral research period at the Foundation. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Massachusetts, in the United States, worked on pioneering techniques to reprogram adult cells and turn them into multi-target stem cells to treat diseases, especially diseases of the immune system such as diabetes and m.s.

Jacob Yacoub is considered one of the most prominent young researchers in the world in this field, and he is among the prominent researchers at the Weizmann Institute and Harvard and Berkeley Universities.


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