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Honoring Tova and Sami Sagol

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Date: December 24, 2017
WeizmannDirect Issue 9
Sami and Tova Sagol

Sami and Tova Sagol

Hundreds of close friends of Tova and Sami Sagol along with Institute scientists celebrated the couple’s latest gift to the Weizmann Institute at Hangar 11 at the Tel Aviv Port on November 7 during the 2017 International Board. The event highlighted the Sagol Institute for Longevity Research, which will advance key avenues of research related to slowing down the aging process and preventing diseases including neurodegenerative diseases. Prof. Gabriel Barbash, Director of the Bench-to-Bedside Program at the Weizmann Institute, gave an overview of the research that will be explored thanks to funding from the new Sagol Institute.