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.

2010

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

For research on the biology and control of Sand Fly Vector of Leishmaniasis.

Awarded to:

Prof. Alon Warburg

Professor of Vector Biology , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

The Foundation will support comprehensive studies to elucidate the ecology of VL in Ethiopia and determine the drivers of transmission

Emet Prize

For excellence in academic and professional achievements that have far-reaching influence and have made significant contribution to society.

Awarded to:

Prof. Baruch Minke

Prof. Baruch Minke

For outstanding research in the field of sensory neurobiology; findings enabled deeper understanding of the cellular and molecular bases of different sensations especially that of pain

 

2009

The 2009 Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation/AFAR New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease

The award is given to young researchers who made an outstanding contribution to the field of aging and neurodegeneration

Awarded to:

Dr. Ehud Cohen

Researcher , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IMRIC


  

For his contributions to the understanding of the links between the aging process and Alzheimer’s disease

The ARCHES Award for Excellence in Science (given by the German Minister of Education and Research)

The award is given to young researchers for research cooperation and excellence in science

Awarded to:

Dr. Rotem Karni

Dr. Rotem Karni

For his research excellence and cooperation on liver cancer development

The Gaia Luoni Prize Given by the Pasteur Institute

This prize is given to young researchers who made an outstanding contribution to the field of genetics of susceptibility to Malaria.

Awarded to:

Prof. Ron Dzikowski

Associate Professor , Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, IMRIC
IMRIC Researcher


  

For his contributions to the understanding of gene function in Malaria

The Teva Founders Prize for Excellence in Life Sciences Prize

Awarded to:

Prof. Ofer Mandelboim

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


  

For his outstanding contribution to the function of NK cells and the use of anti-micro RNA to combat cancer