Prizes

2016

Outstanding Achievements in Drug Delivery

Best Student Presentation Awards

1st Prize

Zvi Yaari, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology
THERANOSTIC BARCODED NANOPARTICLES FOR PERSONALIZED CANCER MEDICINE
Supervisor: Prof. Avi Schroeder
Sponsor: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

2st Prize

Merav Segal, Tel-Aviv University
ENZYME-RESPONSIVE NANOCARRIERS WITH TUNEABLE RELEASE RATES
Supervisor: Dr. Roey J. Amir
Sponsor: Dexcel Pharma

3st Prize

Assaf Zinger, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology
PANCREATIC DUCTAL ADENOCARCINOMA NANO-DIGGERS
Supervisor: Prof. Avi Schroeder


Hadas Gibori, Tel-Aviv University
A POLYMERIC NANOCARRIER-BEARING MIRNA-SIRNA COMBINATION FOR PANCREATIC CANCER THERAPY
Supervisor: Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro
Sponsor: BeLong
TBD, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
GUIDED BONE REGENERATION WITH MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS (MSC)-LOADED AND MEDICATED AMMONIOMETHACRYLATE MEMBRANES IN RADIAL CRITICAL BONE DEFECT MODEL
Supervisor: Prof. Michael Friedman

2014

Outstanding Achievements in Drug Delivery

Prof. Yechezkel Barenholz
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
in recognition of his pioneering work in the field of: Liposome science and Liposome-Based Drug Delivery Systems

Best Student Presentation Awards

1st Prize

Limor Kaneti, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa
Cell derived nano-ghosts as a new gene delivery system for cancer therapy
Supervisor: Prof. Marcelle Machluf

2st Prize

Michal Shevach, Tel-Aviv University,
Nanoengineering gold nanoparticle-composite scaffolds for cardiac tissue engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Tal Dvir


Aiman Abu-Ammar, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
In-vitro and in-vivo evaluation of OPA, a potent oxiplatin derivative
Supervisor: Prof. Simon Benita

3st Prize

Yogita Patil, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Targeting of liposomal mitomycin-c prodrug to folate receptors of cancer cells
Supervisor: Prof. Alberto Gabizon


Nitzan Marelly, Department of Chemical Engineering,Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva
Development of modified starch based complexes for PIP3 delivery in order to overcome insulin resistance
Supervisor: Prof. Joseph Kost

Sponsored by Israel Cancer Association

3st Prize

Galia Tiram, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
Anti-cancer therapeutic potential of dormancy-associated microRNAs in human osteosarcoma dormancy model
Supervisor: Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro


Nizan Cauzmer, Cell research and Immunology, Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Tel-Aviv University
Gagomers as cis-platin carriers for therapeutic intervention in lung cancer
Supervisor: Prof. Dan Peer

Zvi Yaari, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
Theranostic barcoded nanoparticles
Supervisor: Dr. Avi Schroeder

2012

Outstanding Achievements in Drug Delivery

Prof. Simon Benita
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
in recognition of his pioneering work in the field of: Targetable nano-particulate drug carriers

The Barenholz Prize

The Barenholz Prize

Hadas Skaats,Department of Chemistry, Institute of Nanotechnology and advanced materials, Bar-Ilan University
Nanotechnology-based approach for potential diagnostics and therapy of neurodegenerative diseases

Best Student Presentation Awards

Sponsored by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

1st Prize

Naama Toledano-Furman, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa
Stem cell derived nano-vesicles, a new delivery platform for cancer targeted therapy
Supervisor: Prof. Marcelle Machluf

Sponsored by Dexcel Pharma

2st Prize

Shiran Ferber , Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University,
Reverting the fast-growing phenotype of human glioblastoma using an anti-angiogenic thrombospondin mimetic peptide
Supervisor: Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

Sponsored by Unipharm Ltd.

3st Prize

Aharon Azagury, Department of Chemical Engineering,Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva
The Mechanism of ultrasound effects on chorioamnion membrane mass transfer
Supervisor: Prof. Joseph KostHoffman


Yossi Kam, The School of Pharmacy Institute of Drug Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Detection of endogenous K-Ras mRNA in living cells by molecular beacons
Supervisor: Prof. Abraham Rubinstein and Prof. Eylon Yavin

Nour Karra, The School of Pharmacy Institute of Drug Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Design and evaluation of drug loaded Cetuximab immunoparticles prepared using a novel linker molecule
Supervisor: Prof. Simon Benita

Sponsored by Silicol Analytical Advance

3st Prize

Galia Tiram, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
Predicting microRNA expression patterns involved in tumor dormancy using anti-angiogenic nanomedicine
Supervisor: Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

Certificate of Merit

Gili Bisker, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Haifa
Controlled release of Rituximab from gold nanoparticles for phototherapy of malignant cells
Supervisor: Dr. Dvir Yelin


Meital Bloch,The School of Pharmacy Institute of Drug Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The relative roles of charge and a recognition peptide in luminal targeting of colorectal cancer by fluorescent polyacrylamide
Supervisor: Prof. Abraham Rubinstein

Shoshy Mizrahi, Cell research and Immunology, Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Tel-Aviv University
Hyaluronan coated nanoparticles: the influence of the MW on CD44-hyaluronan interaction and immune response
Supervisor: Prof. Dan Peer

Paula Ofek,Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
Targeting glioblastoma with an anticancer microRNA-PG-amine polyplex
Supervisor: Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

Yosi Shamay,Department of Pharmacology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva
Controlled penetration of HPMA-R8 copolymers into tumors using biodegradable polyanions
Supervisor: Dr. Ayelet David

2010

Awards ICRS7, October 2010

Best Student Presentation Awards

1st Prize

Ekaterina Perets, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,Beer-Sheva
Controlled delivery system to elicit anti-cancer effects of HIV protease inhibitor Nelfinavir.
Supervisor: Prof. Joseph Kost

2st Prize

Paula Ofek, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University,
In vivo delivery of siRNA to tumors and their vasculature by novel dendritic nanocarriers.
Supervisor: Dr. Ronit Satch-Fainaro

3st Prize

Anna Elgart, Institute for drug research, School of Pharmacy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Self nano-emulsifying drug delivery systems (SNEDDS) for improved bioavailability of BCS class 2 compounds: effects on solubilization, intra-enterocyte metabolism and P-gp efflux.
Supervisor: Prof. Amnon Hoffman


Shoshy Mizrahi, Laboratory of Nanomedicine, Department of Cell Research and Immunology, Tel aviv University,
Hyaluronan coated nanoparticles: does size matter?
Supervisor: Dr. Dan Peer

Yosi Shamay, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva,
E-Selectin targeted polymer conjugates for treatment of primary tumors and lung metastases
Supervisor: Dr. Ayelet David

2009

Best Student Presentation Awards

First Prize (travel grant and registration to 37th CRS meeting in Portland, Oregon)
Second Prize (travel grant to 37th CRS meeting in Portland, Oregon)
Third Prize (1000 IS each):

Best Student Presentation Awards

1st Prize

Daniel Zucker, Dept. of Biochemistry, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem.
Cancer therapeutic efficacy of two drug combination co-remote loaded into nanoliposomes: relevance of in-vitro synergy.
Supervisor: Prof. Yechezkel Barenholz

2st Prize

Ehud Segal, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
RAFT- Synthesized nanoconjugates for targeting bone metastases and calcified neoplasms.
Supervisor: Dr. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

3st Prize

Eva Kopansky, Dept. of Biochemistry, School Dept. of Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University.
Polymer conjugates for visualizing solid tumors in the GI tract.
Supervisor: Dr. Ayelet David


Lior Raviv, Dept. of Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University.
Mannosylated block copolymer micelles for targeting genes into antigen-presenting cells.
Supervisor: Dr. Ayelet David

Emil Rubinov, Dept. of Biotechnology Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ben-Gurion University.
Affinity-binding alginate biomaterial for the controlled delivery of cardiovascular-protective factors.
Supervisor: Prof. Smadar Cohen

2007

Outstanding Achievements in Drug Delivery

Prof. Michael Friedman
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Pharmacy in recognition of his pioneering work in the field of Oral Drug Delivery Outstanding Student Poster awards:

Best Student Presentation Awards

1st Prize

Tomer Bronshtein, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa
CCR5-CONJUGATED PROTEO-LIPOSOMES AS A NEW DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM TO HIV RESERVOIR CELLS AND FREE VIRION ENTRAPMENT"

2st Prize

Oded Ovadia, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Pharmacy
PERMEABILITY AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF BACKBONE CYCLIC PEPTIDES: THE EFFECT OF N-METHYLATION

3st Prize

Avi Schroeder, Dept. of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
CONTROLLED RELEASE OF DRUGS FROM LIPOSOMES BY LOW-FREQUENCY ULTRASOUND


Ehud Segal, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
SYNTHESIS AND CHRACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL TARGETED ANTI-CANCER THERAPY IN DORMANT AVASCULAR AND FAST-GROWING ANGIOGENIC TUMOR MODELS

Margarita Shumilov , School of Pharmacy, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
DESIGN AND INVESTIGATION OF ANXIOLYTIC TRANSDERMAL GEL