Israel’s BioLight Life Sciences has completed a successful US clinical study designed to assess the effectiveness of a test evaluating tears’ components of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome, and Israeli startup SoniVie has a novel system for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Researchers at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University are developing gold nano-rods to help identify and treat blocked arteries, and scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have destroyed the HIV virus using peptides containing multiple copies of the virus’ DNA.