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Join us on the 1st Sunday of each month @ 9:05 am EST to hear Insttute for Medical Research Israel - Canada (IMRIC) researchers on the Toronto-based radio talk show The Zelda Show - The Global Jewish Connection.

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PREVIOUS INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE TO LISTEN TO BELOW:

Sunday, June 2, 2013 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Reuven Wiener, crystallographer, who discusses his research into the atomic structures of proteins, and how this helps in designing new medications for diseases like cancer, Parkinson's disease, and more.

 

Sunday, May 5, 2013 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Charles Jaffe, who discusses his research on leishmaniasis, the effects of it on people and dogs, and a Gates Foundation study currently underway in Ethiopia.

 

Sunday, August 5, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Alexander Binshtok, senior lecturer in the Department of Medical and Neural Biology at the Faculty of Medicine's Pain Management Department, discusses his research on pain at the molecular level, and how they are working to selectively block pain without any side effects.

 

Sunday, July 1, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Rotem Karni, who discusses his research into genes in proteins and how they affect cancer growth, RNA splicing, and the importance of proteins in cancer development.

 

Sunday, June 3, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Rami Aqeilon, senior lecturer at the Lautenberg Centre for Immunology and Cancer Research, into his research into the genetic and molecular basis of cancer - tumorogenesis.

 

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Einav Gross, who recently was one of the winners of the ERC Grant of 1.5 million Euros, discusses his research into oxygen response regulation in animals.

 

Sunday, April 1, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Ehud Cohen, discussing his research into late-onset neuro-degenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

 

Sunday, March 4, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Shosh Ravid, discussing her research on the spread of cancer from its tissue of origin and its subsequent growth in other organs.

 

Sunday, February 5, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Eitan Shaulian, discussing research into cellular responses to genitoxic and metabolic stresses, which are relevant to both cancer development and therapy.

 

Sunday January 1, 2012 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Dr. Joel Yisraeli, discussing new approaches to cancer therapy targeting unique proteins important to cell migration and metastasis.

 

Sunday December 4, 2011 - Interview with Chairman of IMRIC Prof. David Lichtstein, discussing research into bipolar disorders and depression, and the understanding that these are metabolic diseases.

 

Sunday November 6, 2011 - Interview with the National Director of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rami Kleinmann, introducing the Virtual Marathon for Medical Research, and discusses its innovations, uniqueness, and how the avatars will compete to support the future of medical research.

 

Sunday October 2, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Dr. Ronit Sharon, biochemist and molecular biologist, discussing her research into neuronal degeneration and neuronal loss in Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, and how specific fats in the brain can cause a tendency to get these diseases.

 

Sunday September 4, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Dr. Eli Pikarsky, discussing the Institute of Medical Research Israel-Canada, and his specialty there in inflammation and cancer, and how chronic inflammation facilities the growth of cancer cells.

 

Sunday August 7, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Prof. Howard Cedar, Head of Hebrew U's Faculty of Medicine's Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research, on the role of DNA in his research, and how his discoveries in DNA methylation have advanced understanding in the function and treatment of cancer.

 

Sunday July 3, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Prof. Yuval Dor, discussing his research into Type 1 diabetes, as well as collaboration with James Shapiro at the University of Alberta.

 

Sunday June 5, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Prof. Ophry Pines, discussing his research into yeast and its connection to a gene involved with cancer.

 

Sunday May 1, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Prof. Shulamit Katzav, discussing her cancer research.

 

Sunday April 3, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University IMRIC Researcher Prof. Hagai Bergman, discussing his research on Parkinson's disease.

 

Sunday March 6, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Prof. Ofer Mandelboim, discussing his research on infectious diseases.

 

Sunday February 6, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Prof. Ron Dzikowski, discussing his research on Malaria.

 

Sunday January 2, 2011 - Interview with Hebrew University's IMRIC Researcher Prof. Avraham Fainsod, discussing his research on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

 

Sunday December 5, 2010 - Interview with Chairman of IMRIC Prof. David Lichtstein

 

Sunday November 7, 2010 - Interview with Jackie Mason featured comedian roasting and toasting the Hon. Jerry Grafstein at Toronto's Gala Evening held in his honour.

 

Sunday October 31, 2010 - Interview with Rami Kleinmann, National Director, CFHU