ICRS - Israeli chapter of The Controlled Release Society | Prizes 2012

Prizes 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

Hadas Skaat
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

1st Prize

Sponsored by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

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

2nd Prize

Sponsored by Dexcel Pharma

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

3rd Prizes (Alphabetical Order)

Sponsored by Unipharm Ltd.

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 Kost

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
Supervisors: 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

3rd Prize

Sponsored by Silicol Analytical Advance

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 (Alphabetical Order)

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. Rdan 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