ICRS - Israeli chapter of The Controlled Release Society | Prizes 2014

Prizes 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

2nd Prizes

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

3rd Prizes

Yogita Patil
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Targeting of liposomal mitomycin-c prodrug to folate receptors of cancer cells
Supervisors: 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


3rd Prizes

Sponsored by Israel Cancer Association

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
Supervisors: Dr. Avi Schroeder