The Hebrew University

Summary

Organization: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Top Publications

  1. doi Influence of cyclosporine A on molecular interactions in lyotropic reverse hexagonal liquid crystals
    Paul Ben Ishai
    Department of Applied Physics, The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Phys Chem B 114:12785-91. 2010
  2. ncbi Growth inhibition of drug-resistant species of Plasmodium falciparum by domain structured N1,N2-derivatized hydrazines: denticity effects, redox switches, and reductant-driven redox-cycling
    S Sarel
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Med Chem 1:159-71. 2005
  3. ncbi The metabotropic glutamate G-protein-coupled receptors mGluR3 and mGluR1a are voltage-sensitive
    Lily Ohana
    Department of Neurobiology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Biol Chem 281:24204-15. 2006
  4. ncbi Anisotropic Poisson's ratio and compression modulus of cortical bone determined by speckle interferometry
    R Shahar
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12, 76100 Rehorot, Israel
    J Biomech 40:252-64. 2007
  5. ncbi An evaluation of systemic inflammatory response syndrome signs in the Sepsis Occurrence In Acutely Ill Patients (SOAP) study
    Charles L Sprung
    Hadassah Hebrew University, Medical Center, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, P O Box 1200, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Intensive Care Med 32:421-7. 2006
  6. ncbi Sex differences in value priorities: cross-cultural and multimethod studies
    Shalom H Schwartz
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:1010-28. 2005
  7. ncbi Glutamatergic neurotransmission modulators as emerging new drugs for schizophrenia
    Uriel Heresco-Levy
    Ezrath Nashim Sarah Herzog Memorial Hospital, Psychiatry Department, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, PO Box 3900, Jerusalem 91035, Israel
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 10:827-44. 2005
  8. ncbi Location specificity in response selection processes for visual stimuli
    Hagit Magen
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:541-8. 2005
  9. ncbi The siesta and mortality: twelve years of prospective observations in 70-year-olds
    Michael Bursztyn
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, P O Box 24035, Jerusalem 91240, Israel
    Sleep 28:345-7. 2005
  10. ncbi The effect of immunization on the response to P. gingivalis infection in mice is adjuvant-dependent
    Yael Houri-Haddad
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical Centers, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Periodontol 32:933-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Prospective MRI Study of Hippocampal Volume in PTSD-II
    ARIEH SHALEV; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. PROSPECTIVE NEUROBIOLOGICAL STUDY OF PTSD
    ARIEH SHALEV; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. Prevention of PTSD by Early Treatment
    ARIEH SHALEV; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Regulation of heparanase in cancer progression
    Israel Vlodavsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Regulation of heparanase in cancer progression
    Israel Vlodavsky; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. Novel cancer therapy by EGFR targeted transfection of synthetic dsRNA
    Alexander Levitzki; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. mazEF-mediated programmed cell death network in E. coli
    Hanna Engelberg Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. mazEF-mediated programmed cell death network in E. coli
    Hanna Engelberg Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. mazEF-mediated programmed cell death network in E. coli
    Hanna Engelberg Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Influence of cyclosporine A on molecular interactions in lyotropic reverse hexagonal liquid crystals
    Paul Ben Ishai
    Department of Applied Physics, The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Phys Chem B 114:12785-91. 2010
    ..This induces a conformal transition in the CSA, drastically changing its effect on the three dielectric processes evident in the raw data. The implications of this behavior are discussed in detail...
  2. ncbi Growth inhibition of drug-resistant species of Plasmodium falciparum by domain structured N1,N2-derivatized hydrazines: denticity effects, redox switches, and reductant-driven redox-cycling
    S Sarel
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Med Chem 1:159-71. 2005
    ..The antimalarial N2O-tridentate Fe(III)-chelates appear to be prone to redox-switch, and tend to be converted into their Fe(II) species, whereas the inactive O2N-tridentate analogs apparently cannot do so...
  3. ncbi The metabotropic glutamate G-protein-coupled receptors mGluR3 and mGluR1a are voltage-sensitive
    Lily Ohana
    Department of Neurobiology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Biol Chem 281:24204-15. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the intracellular loops play a crucial role in relaying changes in membrane potential to changes in the affinity of the receptors toward glutamate...
  4. ncbi Anisotropic Poisson's ratio and compression modulus of cortical bone determined by speckle interferometry
    R Shahar
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12, 76100 Rehorot, Israel
    J Biomech 40:252-64. 2007
    ..09+/-0.02 (mean+/-SD). Cubes located only millimetres apart had significantly different elastic properties, showing that significant spatial variation occurs in equine cortical bone...
  5. ncbi An evaluation of systemic inflammatory response syndrome signs in the Sepsis Occurrence In Acutely Ill Patients (SOAP) study
    Charles L Sprung
    Hadassah Hebrew University, Medical Center, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, P O Box 1200, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Intensive Care Med 32:421-7. 2006
    ..To define the frequency and prognostic implications of SIRS criteria in critically ill patients hospitalized in European ICUs...
  6. ncbi Sex differences in value priorities: cross-cultural and multimethod studies
    Shalom H Schwartz
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:1010-28. 2005
    ..The authors discuss compatibility of findings with evolutionary psychology and sex role theory and propose an agenda for future research...
  7. ncbi Glutamatergic neurotransmission modulators as emerging new drugs for schizophrenia
    Uriel Heresco-Levy
    Ezrath Nashim Sarah Herzog Memorial Hospital, Psychiatry Department, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, PO Box 3900, Jerusalem 91035, Israel
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 10:827-44. 2005
    ..Ongoing and planned research is expected to provide, in the near future, critical information regarding the practical utility and tolerability of glutamatergic approaches for schizophrenia pharmacotherapy...
  8. ncbi Location specificity in response selection processes for visual stimuli
    Hagit Magen
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:541-8. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the underadditivity obtained with the spatial Simon effect is due to its spatial nature, and that space may play a unique role in response selection processes...
  9. ncbi The siesta and mortality: twelve years of prospective observations in 70-year-olds
    Michael Bursztyn
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, P O Box 24035, Jerusalem 91240, Israel
    Sleep 28:345-7. 2005
    ..To examine effect of siesta on mortality...
  10. ncbi The effect of immunization on the response to P. gingivalis infection in mice is adjuvant-dependent
    Yael Houri-Haddad
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical Centers, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Periodontol 32:933-7. 2005
    ..gingivalis was modified by immunization with different adjuvants. This study tested the hypothesis that different adjuvants in P. gingivalis vaccines would differentially modify the host response to a live P. gingivalis infection...
  11. pmc MILANO--custom annotation of microarray results using automatic literature searches
    Ran Rubinstein
    Department of Molecular Biology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    BMC Bioinformatics 6:12. 2005
    ..Literature mining--the process of representing literature data in a fashion that is easy to relate to genomic data--is one solution to this problem...
  12. ncbi Phototherapy and photo-oxidation in premature neonates
    Michael Kaplan
    Department of Neonatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Biol Neonate 87:44-50. 2005
    ..The potential for photo-oxidation during phototherapy in premature neonates was assessed by measuring parameters reflective of photo-oxidation...
  13. ncbi The sculpturing role of fibroblast-like cells in morphogenesis
    Fanny Doljanski
    Hubert H Humphrey Centre for Experimental Medicine and Cancer Research, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Perspect Biol Med 47:339-56. 2004
    ..The appearance of the latter, a fibroblast-like cell with abundant filopodia, enabled the sculpturing of the ECM and the formation of complex tissue-specific architectures...
  14. ncbi Plants and altitude--revisited
    J Gale
    Department of Plant Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ann Bot 94:199. 2004
    ..The importance of modelling and the integration of all environmental factors as they change with time is emphasized in relation to the evaluation of plant response to altitude...
  15. ncbi Beliefs of Sri Lankan medical students about wife beating
    Muhammad M Haj-Yahia
    Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Interpers Violence 22:26-49. 2007
    ..The implications of the results for future research and theory development on beliefs about wife beating are discussed...
  16. pmc Differentiation of Schistosoma haematobium from related schistosomes by PCR amplifying an inter-repeat sequence
    Ibrahim Abbasi
    Kuvin Center, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:950-5. 2007
    ..haematobium transmission after control interventions, this differentiation tool will enable accurate monitoring of infected snails in areas where S. haematobium is sympatric with the most prevalent other schistosome species...
  17. ncbi Effect of different restorative materials on caries: a retrospective in vivo study
    Daniel Ziskind
    Department of Prosthodontics, Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Quintessence Int 38:429-34. 2007
    ..To compare, retrospectively, the influence of different types of restorative materials on caries in vivo...
  18. doi Heat acclimation-mediated cross-tolerance in cardioprotection: do HSP70 and HIF-1alpha play a role?
    Michal Horowitz
    Laboratory of Environmental Physiology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1188:199-206. 2010
    ..Hence, cross-tolerance is achieved via activation of "on-call" constitutive cytoprotection shared by all stressors, together with organ-specific functional remodeling and stress-specific cross-talk...
  19. doi Estimating disease progression using panel data
    Micha Mandel
    Department of Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Biostatistics 11:304-16. 2010
    ..The methodology is applied to data from a phase III clinical trial of Avonex--a drug given to MS patients...
  20. doi Beyond the mouse model: using Drosophila as a model for sperm interaction with the female reproductive tract
    Y Heifetz
    Entomology, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel
    Theriogenology 73:723-39. 2010
    ..Furthermore, we discuss how the study of multiple sperm storage organ types in Drosophila may help us identify factors essential for sperm viability and, moreover, factors that promote long-term sperm survivorship...
  21. ncbi Tourette syndrome-associated psychopathology: roles of comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Yehuda Pollak
    Neuropediatric Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:413-9. 2009
    ..This study was aimed to examine the impacts of tic severity, ADHD symptoms, and OCD on internalizing (e.g., anxiety) and externalizing (e.g., aggression) psychopathology...
  22. doi Implant-supported electrostimulating device to treat xerostomia: a preliminary study
    Smidt Ami
    The Center for Graduate Studies in Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, the Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 12:62-71. 2010
    ..Electrostimulation to enhance salivary secretion has been used frequently as a research tool but only in limited extent as a clinical method to treat patients with xerostomia...
  23. doi Update on recent advances in equine abdominal surgery
    Gal Kelmer
    Large Animal Department, Koret Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 25:271-82. 2009
    ..These modalities have had a positive impact on reducing complications in horses after surgery...
  24. pmc Pervasive natural selection in the Drosophila genome?
    Guy Sella
    Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000495. 2009
    ..The emerging evidence has implications for a wide variety of fields, from conservation genetics to bioinformatics, and presents challenges to modelers and experimentalists alike...
  25. doi Valproic acid in pregnancy: how much are we endangering the embryo and fetus?
    Asher Ornoy
    Laboratory of Teratology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and Israeli Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Reprod Toxicol 28:1-10. 2009
    ..Other possible explanations are: increased fetal oxidative stress induced by VPA, with the brain being more susceptible to oxidative stress in comparison to other fetal organs, or the folic acid inhibitory action of this drug...
  26. pmc A novel NADP(+)-dependent dehydrogenase activity for 7alpha/beta- and 11beta-hydroxysteroids in human liver nuclei: A third 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase
    B Robinzon
    Department of Animal Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Arch Biochem Biophys 486:170-6. 2009
    ..Inhibitors of 11betaHSD1 decreased both nuclear and microsomal enzyme activities, suggesting that the nuclear activity may be due to an enzyme similar to 11betaHSD Type 1 and 2...
  27. doi Longitudinal quantification of Ehrlichia canis in experimental infection with comparison to natural infection
    Gad Baneth
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Vet Microbiol 136:321-5. 2009
    ..The value of real-time PCR was shown in NI dogs as well as in EI dogs with spleen and blood sampling more sensitive than non-invasive conjunctival PCR...
  28. doi Behavior of two osteoblast-like cell lines cultured on machined or rough titanium surfaces
    Lior Shapira
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:50-5. 2009
    ..However, the behavior of the two lines on different titanium surfaces has never been compared...
  29. ncbi A case of imported bedbug (Cimex lectularius) infestation in Israel
    Kosta Y Mumcuoglu
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School Ein Kerem Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:388-9. 2008
  30. ncbi Utilization of prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancies for the prevention of Down syndrome in Israel
    Joel Zlotogora
    Public Health Services and Department of Health Information, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:600-2. 2007
    ..However, despite the program, the majority of Down syndrome infants are born alive (approximately 1/1000 live births)...
  31. ncbi Preventive effects of diets supplemented with sweetie fruits in hypercholesterolemic patients suffering from coronary artery disease
    Shela Gorinstein
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hadassah Medical School, P O B 12065, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Prev Med 38:841-7. 2004
    ..Diets rich in vegetables and fruits prevent development of atherosclerosis...
  32. ncbi Tools for making correct decisions regarding hormone therapy. part I: background and drugs
    Zeev Shoham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel, affiliated with the Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fertil Steril 81:1447-57. 2004
    ..To review existing scientific data related to the biology of estrogen in the aging process of women, and to understand the pharmacology, physiology, and diversity of sex hormones...
  33. pmc Human ribonuclease P: subunits, function, and intranuclear localization
    Nayef Jarrous
    Department of Molecular Biology, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    RNA 8:1-7. 2002
    ..A new model for the biosynthesis of human RNase P is presented, in which this process is dynamic, transcription-dependent, and implicates functionally distinct nuclear compartments in tRNA biogenesis...
  34. ncbi Vitamin D reduces renal NaPi-2 in PTH-infused rats: complexity of vitamin D action on renal P(i) handling
    M M Friedlaender
    Nephrology and Hypertension Services, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel 91120
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 281:F428-33. 2001
    ..The effect of chronic administration of 1,25(OH)(2)D(3) has not been noted previously, and the cellular mechanisms and signaling processes that mediate the decrease in NaPi-2 remain to be determined...
  35. ncbi Entry routes of malignant lymphoma into the brain and eyes in a mouse model
    J Hochman
    Department of Cell and Animal Biology, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Cancer Res 61:5242-7. 2001
    ..The orbit is also infiltrated by the lymphoma cells. However, this occurs independent of the brain-optic nerve-intraocular route...
  36. ncbi Helicobacter spp. infection in cats: evaluation of the humoral immune response and prevalence of gastric Helicobacter spp
    D Strauss-Ayali
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Vet Microbiol 79:253-65. 2001
    ..suggests substantial antigenic homology between different Helicobacter spp. The higher degree of inflammation in infected than uninfected cats, supports a role for Helicobacter as a cause of gastritis in cats...
  37. ncbi Impaired reproduction in heat-stressed cattle: basic and applied aspects
    D Wolfenson
    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel
    Anim Reprod Sci 60:535-47. 2000
    ..A hormonal manipulation protocol, which induces timed insemination, has been found to improve pregnancy rate and to reduce the number of days open during the summer...
  38. ncbi A survey of the teaching of undergraduate psychiatry in Israel
    D Greenberg
    Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 36:282-90; discussion 291-2. 1999
    ..The 1960-70s saw significant advances in the teaching of psychiatry in medical schools. Subsequently there have been developments in the structure of health care and in the methods and goals of medical education...
  39. ncbi Desiccation tolerance of Muellerius capillaris first-stage larvae from Israeli arid and French temperate habitats and their compatibility to the land snail Theba pisana
    A Solomon
    Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Parasitology 119:621-6. 1999
    ..6% vs 56% P > 0.05). However, similar infection intensities were recovered in snails infected with either of the isolates (59.8 +/- 10.3, S.E., n = 14, for the French isolate, 53 +/- 6, n = 13, for the Nubian isolate, P < 0.05)...
  40. ncbi Therapists' responses during psychotherapy of holocaust survivors and their second generation
    D Wardi
    AMCHA, The Israeli Center for psycho Social Support for Holocaust Survivors and Second Generation, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Croat Med J 40:479-85. 1999
    ..The depth and degree of openness which therapists need when dealing with Holocaust survivors and their children are at least as important as clinical skills...
  41. ncbi Wisdom of the body
    G Zajicek
    H H Humphrey Center for Experimental Medicine and Cancer Research Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Hypotheses 52:447-9. 1999
    ..The main task of the WOB is to maintain health, and improve its quality. It controls processes in the body so as to make them healthier. The WOB has its own language and should be considered when examining patients...
  42. ncbi Progress report on new antiepileptic drugs: a summary of the fourth Eilat conference (EILAT IV)
    M Bialer
    School of Pharmacy and David R Bloom Centre for Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Epilepsy Res 34:1-41. 1999
    ..This paper summarizes the presentations made at the conference...
  43. ncbi Mechanisms underlying gastric antiulcerative activity of nitroxides in rats
    A Samuni
    Department of Molecular Biology, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Free Radic Res 30:133-40. 1999
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  44. ncbi Efficacy of high-dose glycine in the treatment of enduring negative symptoms of schizophrenia
    U Heresco-Levy
    Ezrath Nashim Herzog Memorial Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Hadassah Medical School Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:29-36. 1999
    ..Glycine-induced augmentation of NMDA receptor-mediated neurotransmission may thus offer a potentially safe and feasible approach for ameliorating persistent negative symptoms of schizophrenia...
  45. ncbi GroES binding regulates GroEL chaperonin activity under heat shock
    P Goloubinoff
    Department of Plant Sciences, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    FEBS Lett 407:215-9. 1997
    ..Chaperonins thus behave as a molecular thermometer which can inhibit the release of aggregation-prone proteins during heat shock and restore protein folding and release after heat shock...
  46. ncbi Cranial root injury in glossopharyngeal neuralgia: electron microscopic observations. Case report
    Marshall Devor
    Department of Cell and Animal Biology, Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Neurosurg 96:603-6. 2002
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  47. ncbi Angiotensin converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism: case-control association studies in schizophrenia, major affective disorder, and tardive dyskinesia and a family-based association study in schizophrenia
    Ronnen H Segman
    Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 114:310-4. 2002
    ..Particularly in the case of schizophrenia, these findings do not support an association of the ACE I/D polymorphism with the phenotypes examined...
  48. ncbi Donor lymphocyte infusion: the use of alloreactive and tumor-reactive lymphocytes for immunotherapy of malignant and nonmalignant diseases in conjunction with allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    Shimon Slavin
    Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cancer Immunotherapy, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem 91120 Israel
    J Hematother Stem Cell Res 11:265-76. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi Fetal inherited thrombophilias influence the severity of preeclampsia, IUGR and placental abruption
    Eyal Y Anteby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, P O Box 24035, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 113:31-5. 2004
    ..To determine whether common inherited thrombophilias in the fetus influence the severity of severe preeclampsia, IUGR and placental abruption...
  50. ncbi Utero-ovarian morphology and blood flow after tubal ligation by the Pomeroy technique
    Ariel Revel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Contraception 69:151-6. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate ovarian sonographic morphology and pelvic blood flow in patients who had undergone bilateral tubal ligation by the Pomeroy technique...
  51. ncbi High seroprevalence of human metapneumovirus among young children in Israel
    Dana G Wolf
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and of Virology, Hadassah University Hospital and Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Infect Dis 188:1865-7. 2003
    ..The high exposure rates suggest that HMPV may be an important cause of community-acquired respiratory-tract infections in young children...
  52. ncbi School violence in Israel: findings of a national survey
    Anat Zeira
    Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, Israel
    Soc Work 48:471-83. 2003
    ..The authors report on age-related, gender, and cultural differences and discuss social workers' roles in shaping national policy and professional discourse on school violence...
  53. ncbi Mitochondrial state 3 to 4 respiration transition during Fas-mediated apoptosis controls cellular redox balance and rate of cell death
    Oren Tirosh
    Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Biochem Pharmacol 66:1331-4. 2003
    ..These data show that ROS production is important in receptor-mediated apoptosis and may play a pivotal role in cell survival...
  54. ncbi Trematode metacercariae of fishes as sentinels for a changing limnological environment
    R Dzikowski
    Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, PO Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:145-50. 2003
    ..The higher calculated values of species richness and diversity for the 1999 to 2001 samples despite the overall decline in species number is explained by the overall increase in metacercariae prevalence...
  55. ncbi A novel cholinesterase and brain-selective monoamine oxidase inhibitor for the treatment of dementia comorbid with depression and Parkinson's disease
    Marta Weinstock
    Department of Pharmacology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Ein Kerem, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:555-61. 2003
    ..These unique multiple actions of TV-3326 make it a potentially useful drug for the treatment of dementia with Parkinsonian-like symptoms and depression...
  56. ncbi N-acetylcysteine ameliorates renal microcirculation: studies in rats
    Samuel N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Mt Scopus and the Hebrew University Medical School, and Nephrology Unit, Bikur Holim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Kidney Int 63:634-41. 2003
    ..While the protective effect of NAC has been primarily attributed to scavenging oxygen free radicals, improving renal microcirculation also may play a role in the prevention of acute renal failure...
  57. ncbi Critical calpain-dependent ultrastructural alterations underlie the transformation of an axonal segment into a growth cone after axotomy of cultured Aplysia neurons
    Micha E Spira
    Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Life Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Comp Neurol 457:293-312. 2003
    ..The growth process is further supported by the radial polymerization of microtubules from the growth cone's center...
  58. ncbi Tech.Sight. Bioelectronics. Biomaterials for sensors, fuel cells, and circuitry
    Itamar Willner
    Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Science 298:2407-8. 2002
  59. ncbi Acute rheumatic fever associated with Henoch-Schönlein purpura: report of three cases and review of the literature
    E M Eisenstein
    Department of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 91:1265-7. 2002
    ..To describe a possible relationship between Henoch-Schönlein purpura and rheumatic fever...
  60. ncbi The use of restraint in the treatment of paediatric dental patients: old and new insights
    B Peretz
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:392-7. 2002
    ..This article reviews aspects of the restraint strategies in paediatric dentistry that have been reviewed in recent years and point out those strategies that remain controversial as well as questionable...
  61. ncbi The tadpole effect in Escherichia coli B/r
    N B Grover
    Hubert H Humphrey Center for Experimental Medicine and Cancer Research, Hebrew University, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Microbiology 148:1603-4. 2002
  62. ncbi Targeting signal transduction for disease therapy
    A Levitzki
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 8:239-44. 1996
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Research Grants62

  1. Prospective MRI Study of Hippocampal Volume in PTSD-II
    ARIEH SHALEV; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. PROSPECTIVE NEUROBIOLOGICAL STUDY OF PTSD
    ARIEH SHALEV; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..In this way, evaluation of HPA and SNS predictor effects and interactions will be adjusted for the effects of other relevant, antecedent variables, and for earlier HPA axis and SNS effects and interactions. ..
  3. Prevention of PTSD by Early Treatment
    ARIEH SHALEV; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Repeated telephone evaluations will assess treatment effectiveness. The study will generate vital knowledge about the feasibility and the effectiveness of secondary prevention of PTSD in large cohorts of survivors. ..
  4. Regulation of heparanase in cancer progression
    Israel Vlodavsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is through understanding of the enzyme's physiology and regulation that adequate heparanase-inhibiting strategies can be designed and applied in the treatment of cancer and possibly other disorders involving HS and heparanase. ..
  5. Regulation of heparanase in cancer progression
    Israel Vlodavsky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..tumor-derived heparanase in tumor progression, is expected to have a profound impact on the diagnosis, treatment and health of cancer patients. ..
  6. Novel cancer therapy by EGFR targeted transfection of synthetic dsRNA
    Alexander Levitzki; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our preliminary results (shown here) support our contention. If successful, this form of therapy could benefit or even cure many cancer patients, without the need for lengthy and expensive procedures. ..
  7. mazEF-mediated programmed cell death network in E. coli
    Hanna Engelberg Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Practically, the results of our study may be useful as a basis for a novel strategy for generating a new class of antibiotics that trigger bacterial PCD, and thereby to help what has become a public health problem. ..
  8. mazEF-mediated programmed cell death network in E. coli
    Hanna Engelberg Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Practically, the results of our study may be useful as a basis for a novel strategy for generating a new class of antibiotics that trigger bacterial PCD, and thereby to help what has become a public health problem. ..
  9. mazEF-mediated programmed cell death network in E. coli
    Hanna Engelberg Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Practically, the results of our study may be useful as a basis for a novel strategy for generating a new class of antibiotics that trigger bacterial PCD, and thereby to help what has become a public health problem. ..
  10. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study is thus expected to shed new light on major unsolved questions of TRP gating, which is involved in several diseases and on light induced translocation of key signaling molecules. ..
  11. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, studies on Drosophila TRP and TRPL channels are likely to be relevant for understanding retinal degeneration and mechanisms underlying the damage to RGC by glaucoma. ..
  12. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study is thus expected to shed light on mechanisms that associate several forms of retinal degeneration with malfunction of fundamental regulatory mechanisms. ..
  13. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The experiments proposed here offer a means for studying these clinical disorders at the basic biochemical and physiological levels...
  14. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Analysis of rhodopsin phosphopeptide map in wild type and the mutant flies will test the relevance of particular phosphorylation sites to inactivation...
  15. GENETIC DISSECTION OF PHOTOTRANSDUCTION
    Baruch Minke; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  16. Longitudinal Extension of SHARE-Israel Baseline Data
    Howard Litwin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  17. Archiving the Data from the First Wave of SHARE-Israel
    Howard Litwin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data address key economic and social factors that contribute to health among people 50 years of age and older, providing unique opportunities for cross-national comparisons. ..
  18. DEVELOPING AN ISRAELI VERSION OF THE HRS/SHARE PROJECT
    Howard Litwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  19. Targeted antigen delivery for cancer immunotherapy
    Shoshana Frankenburg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As a result, one could treat a much larger number of patients, with the potential to clinically evaluate new antigens and immunotherapeutic modalities, improving the life quality and expectancy of metastatic melanoma patients ..