Achievements

IMRIC’s brilliant research has garnered attention from around the world. Our internationally recognized researchers have been awarded numerous grants and prizes that have contributed to the amazing discoveries that continue to be found by IMRIC researchers.

2013

2013 Abisch Frenkel Prize for Excellence in Life Sciences

Awarded to:

Prof. Yuval Dor

Senior Lecturer , Developmental Biology & Cancer Research, IMRIC


  

Prof. Dor was recognized for his outstanding research in the field of pancreas development and tissue dynamics, with emphasis on pancreatic cancer and diabetes.

2013 European Research Council (ERC) Grants for Outstanding Research

Awarded to:

Prof. Ron Dzikowski

Associate Professor , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

Dr. Sigal Ben-Yehuda

Associate Professor , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC


  

ERC Consolidator Grant for Dr. Ron Dzikowski's research: "Understanding the molecular mechanisms of immune evasion by malaria parasites", and the ERC Advance Grant for Dr. Sigal Ben-Yeduda.

2013 DIP Grant

Awarded to:

Dr. Alex Binshtok

Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Neurobiology, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada and Center for Research on Pain, Faculty of Medicine , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

Prof. Baruch Minke

Professor of Physiology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

Prof. Yoel Yaari

Chairman, IMRIC Research Committee , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC
Henri J. and Erna D. Leir Professor for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases.


  

Dr. Alexander Binshtok and Co-Investigators Prof. Baruch Minke and Prof. Yoel Yaari of the Department of Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC, The Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine have received the prestigious 2013 DIP Grant for their multidisciplinary research project titled "Programmable Molecular Nanorobots for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Epilepsy".

2012

2012 ERC Grants for Outstanding Research

Awarded to:

Prof. Amir Amedi

Associate Professor , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC
Department of Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC and The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC), Hebrew University of Jerusalem
IMRIC Researcher


  

Prof. Eli Keshet

Woll Brothers and Sisters Chair for Cardiovascular Research , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IMRIC


  

Prof. Hagai Bergman

Department of Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC


  

Prof. Ofer Mandelboim

Faculty Member , Immunology and Cancer Research, IMRIC
Professor, Immunology and Cancer Research, Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine


  

Prof. Ora Furman, Prof. Hanah Margalit

2012 Kaye Innovation Award

Awarded to:

Prof. Haya Lorberboum-Galski

Chairwoman, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IMRIC
Head, Committee for Research and Foreign Affairs, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

Prof. Saul Yedgar

Walter and Greta Stiel Professor Emeritus of Heart Studies , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

To inventors whose work exemplifies best the synergy of scientific excellence and commercial potential, showing innovation that shows potential for bringing profit or savings to the University principally through royalties.

ERC Competitive Grants for Starting Research

Awarded to:

Dr. Ehud Cohen

Researcher , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IMRIC


  

Dr. Eli Pikarsky

Senior Lecturer , Immunology and Cancer Research, IMRIC


  

Dr. Itamar Simon

IRMIC Researcher , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC