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  1. ncbi Isolation and characterization of Israeli acute paralysis virus, a dicistrovirus affecting honeybees in Israel: evidence for diversity due to intra- and inter-species recombination
    Eyal Maori
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Gen Virol 88:3428-38. 2007
  2. pmc Multicenter cross-sectional study of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections among cystic fibrosis patients, Israel
    Isaac Levy
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:378-84. 2008
  3. pmc Genetic analysis of Israel acute paralysis virus: distinct clusters are circulating in the United States
    G Palacios
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1801, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Virol 82:6209-17. 2008
  4. pmc Nuts, nut cracking, and pitted stones at Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel
    Naama Goren-Inbar
    Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2455-60. 2002
  5. ncbi Allopurinol is the most common cause of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Europe and Israel
    Sima Halevy
    Department of Dermatology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:25-32. 2008
  6. ncbi Population genetics of Leishmania infantum in Israel and the Palestinian Authority through microsatellite analysis
    Ahmad Amro
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Microbes Infect 11:484-92. 2009
  7. ncbi Outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel
    Raymond L Jacobson
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Infect Dis 188:1065-73. 2003
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of adult and adolescent HIV infection in Israel: a country of immigration
    D Chemtob
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, POB 1176, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 15:691-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Diabetes as a risk factor for herpes zoster infection: results of a population-based study in Israel
    A D Heymann
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 HaMered St, Tel Aviv, 68125, Israel
    Infection 36:226-30. 2008
  10. ncbi Chronic physical conditions and use of health services among persons with mental disorders: results from the Israel National Health Survey
    Daphna Levinson
    Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:226-32. 2008

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  1. ncbi Isolation and characterization of Israeli acute paralysis virus, a dicistrovirus affecting honeybees in Israel: evidence for diversity due to intra- and inter-species recombination
    Eyal Maori
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Gen Virol 88:3428-38. 2007
    ..the isolation, purification, genome-sequencing and characterization of a picorna-like virus from dead bees in Israel. Sequence analysis indicated that IAPV (Israeli acute paralysis virus) is a distinct dicistrovirus...
  2. pmc Multicenter cross-sectional study of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections among cystic fibrosis patients, Israel
    Isaac Levy
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:378-84. 2008
    ..17-1.85, respectively). The incidence of NTM pulmonary infections is increasing among cystic fibrosis patients, reflecting the increase in longevity of such patients as well as environmental exposure to various species of mycobacteria...
  3. pmc Genetic analysis of Israel acute paralysis virus: distinct clusters are circulating in the United States
    G Palacios
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1801, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Virol 82:6209-17. 2008
    b>Israel acute paralysis virus (IAPV) is associated with colony collapse disorder of honey bees. Nonetheless, its role in the pathogenesis of the disorder and its geographic distribution are unclear...
  4. pmc Nuts, nut cracking, and pitted stones at Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel
    Naama Goren-Inbar
    Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2455-60. 2002
    The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov (Israel) has revealed a unique association of edible nuts with pitted hammers and anvils...
  5. ncbi Allopurinol is the most common cause of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Europe and Israel
    Sima Halevy
    Department of Dermatology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:25-32. 2008
    ..Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are rare severe cutaneous adverse reactions...
  6. ncbi Population genetics of Leishmania infantum in Israel and the Palestinian Authority through microsatellite analysis
    Ahmad Amro
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Microbes Infect 11:484-92. 2009
    ..the European strains: population A, containing 16 strains from places in the West Bank and 11 strains from central Israel;and population B, containing 7 strains from northern Israel, 9 from central Israel, and one Palestinian strain ..
  7. ncbi Outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel
    Raymond L Jacobson
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Infect Dis 188:1065-73. 2003
    ..describes a new focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) due to Leishmania tropica, in the Galilee region of northern Israel. Thirty-three cases from 4 villages (northern part) and from the city of Tiberias (southern part) have been ..
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of adult and adolescent HIV infection in Israel: a country of immigration
    D Chemtob
    Department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, Ministry of Health, POB 1176, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J STD AIDS 15:691-6. 2004
    In Israel, the caseload and main modes of transmission have changed dramatically since 1991 after mass immigration from countries with generalized HIV epidemics...
  9. ncbi Diabetes as a risk factor for herpes zoster infection: results of a population-based study in Israel
    A D Heymann
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 HaMered St, Tel Aviv, 68125, Israel
    Infection 36:226-30. 2008
    ..However, data on the relation between DM and HZ are scarce. This case-control study explored the association between DM and HZ...
  10. ncbi Chronic physical conditions and use of health services among persons with mental disorders: results from the Israel National Health Survey
    Daphna Levinson
    Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:226-32. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the association between common mental disorders and common chronic physical conditions and the contribution of mental disorders to the likelihood of being a higher user of health services...
  11. ncbi Akabane virus in Israel: a new virus lineage
    Yehuda Stram
    Virology Division, Kimron Veterinary Institute, P O Box 12 Beit Dagan, 50250 Israel
    Virus Res 104:93-7. 2004
    This report describes the first molecular characterization of Akabane virus (AKAV) in Israel. The virus was recognized by real-time RT-PCR in extracts from Culicoides imicola insects trapped at the Volcani Center located in the center of ..
  12. ncbi A serosurvey of Hepatozoon canis and Ehrlichia canis antibodies in wild red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Israel
    Zohar Fishman
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, P O Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Vet Parasitol 119:21-6. 2004
    ..reactive with Ehrlichia canis and Hepatozoon canis antigens in free-ranging red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Israel. Of 84 fox sera assayed, 36% were seropositive for E...
  13. pmc The Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort, 1964-2005: methods and a review of the main results
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York 10032, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:256-73. 2007
    ..The offspring, mothers and fathers have been traced recently, their vital status assessed, and the data linked to Israel's Cancer Registry and Psychiatric Registry...
  14. ncbi Headaches in overweight children and adolescents referred to a tertiary-care center in Israel
    Orit Pinhas-Hamiel
    Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:659-63. 2008
    ..To assess the association between obesity and primary headaches in children and adolescents...
  15. pmc Salinity responses of benthic microbial communities in a solar saltern (Eilat, Israel)
    Ketil Bernt Sørensen
    Danish Center for Earth System Science, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, University of Odense, Odense, Denmark
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1608-16. 2004
    ..sulfate reducers, and methanogens from the laminated endoevaporitic community in the solar salterns of Eilat, Israel, were studied in situ with oxygen microelectrodes and in the laboratory in slurries...
  16. ncbi Multifarious characterization of leishmania tropica from a Judean desert focus, exposing intraspecific diversity and incriminating phlebotomus sergenti as its vector
    Lionel F Schnur
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:364-72. 2004
    ..tropica strains into two clusters that were not entirely congruent with geographic distribution. These results support the heterogeneous nature of L. tropica and incriminate Ph. sergenti as its vector in this Judean Desert focus...
  17. pmc Molecular and antigenic characterization of a highly evolved derivative of the type 2 oral poliovaccine strain isolated from sewage in Israel
    L M Shulman
    Central Virology Laboratory, Public Health Laboratories, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 38:3729-34. 2000
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  18. ncbi Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus type 7 infection in cattle in Israel
    H Yadin
    Kimron Veterinary Institute, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    Vet Rec 162:53-6. 2008
  19. ncbi Evidence for anaerobic syntrophic acetate oxidation during methane production in the profundal sediment of subtropical Lake Kinneret (Israel)
    B Nüsslein
    Max Planck Institut fur terrestrische Mikrobiologie, Karl von Frisch Strasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 3:460-70. 2001
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  20. ncbi Food allergy is a matter of geography after all: sesame as a major cause of severe IgE-mediated food allergic reactions among infants and young children in Israel
    I Dalal
    Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, E Wolfson Medical Center, Israel
    Allergy 57:362-5. 2002
    To determine the prevalence, importance, and the order of frequency of IgE-mediated food allergens among infants and young children in Israel.
  21. ncbi Dopamine D4 receptor (D4DR) exon III polymorphism associated with the human personality trait of Novelty Seeking
    R P Ebstein
    Research Laboratory, S Herzog Memorial Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Nat Genet 12:78-80. 1996
  22. pmc Sequence variants in HTRA1 and LOC387715/ARMS2 and phenotype and response to photodynamic therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration in populations from Israel
    Itay Chowers
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Mol Vis 14:2263-71. 2008
    ..We tested whether these SNPs are associated with AMD in Israeli populations, if they underlie variable phenotype and response to therapy in neovascular AMD (NVAMD), and if HTRA1 expression in vivo is associated with its promoter variant...
  23. ncbi Epidemiological, clinical, and microbiological characteristics of late-onset sepsis among very low birth weight infants in Israel: a national survey
    Imad R Makhoul
    Department of Neonatology, Rambam Medical Center and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatrics 109:34-9. 2002
    ..Methods. From a national cohort of 5555 VLBW infants born in Israel during 1995 through 1998, 4829 survived at least 3 days and composed the study population...
  24. pmc Listeria monocytogenes infection in Israel and review of cases worldwide
    Yardena Siegman-Igra
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:305-10. 2002
    ..in reported cases of listeriosis during 1998 motivated a retrospective nationwide survey of the infection in Israel. From 1995 to 1999, 161 cases were identified; 70 (43%) were perinatal infections, with a fetal mortality rate of ..
  25. ncbi Shells and ochre in Middle Paleolithic Qafzeh Cave, Israel: indications for modern behavior
    Daniella E Bar-Yosef Mayer
    The Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies and Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Hum Evol 56:307-14. 2009
    ..The shells were collected and brought from the Mediterranean Sea shore some 35km away, and are complete Glycymeris bivalves, naturally perforated. Several valves bear traces of having been strung, and a few had ochre stains on them...
  26. ncbi An outbreak of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 in a closed community in southern Israel
    R Dagan
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 30:319-21. 2000
    ..Polysaccharide vaccine may be helpful in terminating pneumococcal outbreaks but may not affect pneumococcal carriage...
  27. ncbi Prostate cancer in fathers with fewer male offspring: the Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:77-81. 2007
    ..0001) but did not change with the number of daughters. These findings suggest that a Y chromosome locus may be involved in prostate cancer risk in this population...
  28. ncbi The West Nile Virus outbreak in Israel (2000) from a new perspective: the regional impact of climate change
    Shlomit Paz
    Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:1-13. 2006
    The West Nile Virus (WNV) outbreak in Israel in 2000 appeared after medical and climatic warning signs...
  29. ncbi Initial investigation of mortality rates and prognostic indicators in horses with colic in Israel: a retrospective study
    G A Sutton
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, POB 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Equine Vet J 41:482-6. 2009
    Initial assessment of the mortality rates and prognostic indicators in horses with colic presented to a referral hospital in Israel.
  30. ncbi Epidemiological investigations of outbreaks of bovine ephemeral fever in Israel
    I Yeruham
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Vet Rec 151:117-21. 2002
    In two epidemics of bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) in Israel, one in 1990 and one in 1999, the virus was probably carried by vectors transported by air currents across the Rift Valley and through the Red Sea trough...
  31. ncbi The direct medical cost of diabetes in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Health Econ 6:166-71. 2005
    ..patients followed up for 3 years drawn from the computerized medical administrative database of a large HMO in Israel, insuring around 25% of the population...
  32. ncbi Between traditional and modern perceptions of breast and cervical cancer screenings: a qualitative study of Arab women in Israel
    Faisal Azaiza
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, School of Social Work, Haifa University, Israel
    Psychooncology 17:34-41. 2008
    ..However, there was firm agreement that although these created emotional difficulties, they were not sufficiently important to cause women to forgo screenings...
  33. ncbi West Nile fever in Israel 1999-2000: from geese to humans
    H Bin
    Central Virology Laboratory, Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:127-42. 2001
    West Nile virus (WNV) caused disease outbreaks in Israel in the 1950s and the late 1970s. In 1998 an outbreak of WNV in goose farms and evidence of infection in dead migratory birds were reported...
  34. pmc Cocirculation and evolution of two lineages of influenza B viruses in europe and Israel in the 2001-2002 season
    X Sherry Chi
    Clinical Immunology and Virology Department, Applied Immunology and Microbiology Division, Wyeth Vaccine Research, Pearl River, New York 10965, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5770-3. 2003
    Forty-nine influenza B virus isolates collected in Belgium, Finland, Spain, and Israel during the 2001-2002 winter season were categorized into either of two lineages, B/Yamagata/16/88 or B/Victoria/2/87, based on the phylogenetic studies ..
  35. ncbi Time trends of incidence rates of thyroid cancer in Israel: what might explain the sharp increase
    Alexandra Lubina
    Institute of Endocrinology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Thyroid 16:1033-40. 2006
    ..Regional differences in the spectrum of TC may be related to genetic factors, ionizing radiation, lifestyle, and nutritional iodine, as well as to the availability of medical services...
  36. ncbi No relationship between risk of schizophrenia and prenatal exposure to stress during the Six-Day War or Yom Kippur War in Israel
    Jean Paul Selten
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, Ref Nr A00 241, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Res 63:131-5. 2003
    Maternal stress during pregnancy is a possible risk factor for schizophrenia in the offspring. Using data from the Israel Psychiatric Registry we examined the impact of wars in Israel.
  37. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of a human isolate from the 2000 Israel West Nile virus epidemic
    Thomas Briese
    Emerging Diseases Laboratory, Dept of Neurology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 3107 Gillespie Neuroscience Building, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 4292, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:528-31. 2002
    Specimens from a patient of the 2000 Israel West Nile virus epidemic were analyzed by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction...
  38. ncbi An international serotype 3 clone causing pediatric noninvasive infections in Israel, Costa Rica, and Lithuania
    Nurith Porat
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:709-12. 2008
    ..The present study was aimed to evaluate the importance of serotype 3 clones in noninvasive infections in Israel, Costa Rica, and Lithuania.
  39. pmc Spiny mice modulate eumelanin to pheomelanin ratio to achieve cryptic coloration in "evolution canyon," Israel
    Natarajan Singaravelan
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 5:e8708. 2010
    ..However, no study has explored this conjecture yet. "Evolution Canyon" (EC) in Israel is a natural microscale laboratory where the relationship between organism and environment can be explored...
  40. ncbi Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae producing KPC-3 in a tertiary medical centre in Israel
    Zmira Samra
    Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tiqwa 49100, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:525-9. 2007
    ..These findings should alert government and medical authorities to institute stringent control measures and to initiate research into therapeutic and preventive strategies...
  41. ncbi Dental and oral trauma during childhood and adolescence in Israel: occurrence, causes, and outcomes
    Liran Levin
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dent Traumatol 23:356-9. 2007
    ..Increased awareness of protective measures and devices, and their actual use should be encouraged with public health education...
  42. ncbi Young-age onset of colorectal cancer in Israel
    D Neufeld
    Department of Surgery, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, Israel
    Tech Coloproctol 13:201-4. 2009
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  43. ncbi Leishmaniasis in Israel and the Palestinian Authority
    Charles L Jaffe
    Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91220, Israel
    Trends Parasitol 20:328-32. 2004
  44. ncbi Post-epidemic serosurvey of West Nile fever in Israel
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tsharnichovski Street, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:851-3. 2005
  45. ncbi The leucine rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) G2019S substitution mutation. Association with Parkinson disease, malignant melanoma and prevalence in ethnic groups in Israel
    Sharon Hassin-Baer
    The Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic, Dept of Neurology and Sagol Neuroscience Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    J Neurol 256:483-7. 2009
    ..An association between malignant melanoma (MM) and PD was also recently reported. The nature of this association is still elusive...
  46. ncbi A review of a community program aimed at preventing early childhood caries among Jerusalem infants--a brief communication
    Alon Livny
    Department of Community Dentistry, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine
    J Public Health Dent 67:78-82. 2007
    Early childhood caries (ECC) has not been adequately investigated in Israel. A previous Jerusalem study has demonstrated a potential effect on toothbrushing among infants...
  47. ncbi Intussusception in children in Southern Israel: disparity between 2 populations
    David Greenberg
    The Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:236-40. 2008
    Intussusception has been associated with 1 rotavirus vaccine. Our objective was to determine intussusception rates in children in southern Israel during a 15-year period before the introduction of new rotavirus vaccines.
  48. ncbi Who is affected more by air pollution-sick or healthy? Some evidence from a health survey of schoolchildren living in the vicinity of a coal-fired power plant in Northern Israel
    Tamar Yogev-Baggio
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Haifa, Israel
    Health Place 16:399-408. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effects of exposure to air pollution by NO(x) and SO(2) on the development of pulmonary function of children, characterized by different health status...
  49. ncbi Phylogenetic status and matrilineal structure of the biting midge, Culicoides imicola, in Portugal, Rhodes and Israel
    J F Dallas
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U K
    Med Vet Entomol 17:379-87. 2003
    ..imicola from Portugal, Rhodes, Israel, and South Africa and four other species of the Imicola Complex from southern Africa, and to estimate levels of ..
  50. ncbi Bionomics of phlebotomine sandflies in the Galilee focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel
    V Kravchenko
    Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Vet Entomol 18:418-28. 2004
    ..Psychodidae) were studied for three years (2001-2003) in the Galilee focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel, where the causative Leishmania tropica (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) is transmitted by Phlebotomus (Adlerius)..
  51. ncbi Use of cellular telephones and transmission of pathogens by medical staff in New York and Israel
    Joseph Gil Goldblatt
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, 31048, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:500-3. 2007
    ..One-fifth of the cellular telephones examined in this study were found to harbor pathogenic microorganisms, showing that these devices may serve as vectors for transmission to patients...
  52. ncbi Satisfaction with and access to community care of the chronically ill in Israel's health system
    Netta Bentur
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Health Policy, P O Box 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Health Policy 67:129-36. 2004
    One goal of Israel's National Health Insurance Law was to improve services for vulnerable populations...
  53. pmc Stone Age hut in Israel yields world's oldest evidence of bedding
    Dani Nadel
    Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6821-6. 2004
    ..previously submerged, excellently preserved 23,000-year-old fisher-hunter-gatherers' camp of Ohalo II, situated in Israel on the shore of the Sea of Galilee...
  54. ncbi Dissemination of the CTX-M-25 family beta-lactamases among Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli and Enterobacter cloacae and identification of the novel enzyme CTX-M-41 in Proteus mirabilis in Israel
    Shiri Navon-Venezia
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:289-95. 2008
    ..We aimed to describe the occurrence and to understand the dissemination of this extended-spectrum beta-lactamase family among Enterobacteriaceae strains in our hospital...
  55. pmc Scorpion biodiversity and interslope divergence at "evolution canyon", lower Nahal Oren microsite, Mt. Carmel, Israel
    Shmuel Raz
    Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 4:e5214. 2009
    ..Scorpions are a suitable taxon to study interslope biodiversity differences, associated with the differences in abiotic factors (climate, drought), due to their ability to adapt to dry environments...
  56. ncbi Characterization of HPSE gene single nucleotide polymorphisms in Jewish populations of Israel
    Olga Ostrovsky
    Laboratory of Molecular Immunobiology, Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Haematol 117:57-64. 2007
    ..This information is obligatory for further studies on the linkage between these SNPs and heparanase expression and function in various pathological processes, primarily cancer progression...
  57. ncbi Macrolide, lincosamide and tetracycline susceptibility and emm characterisation of invasive Streptococcus pyogenes isolates in Israel
    Ran Nir-Paz
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, P O Box 12000, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:313-9. 2006
    ..resistance and associated factors in a nationwide, prospective, population-based study of invasive infections in Israel. Isolates were collected in collaboration with 24 hospitals in Israel during 1996-1999...
  58. pmc Plasmid-mediated imipenem-hydrolyzing enzyme KPC-2 among multiple carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli clones in Israel
    Shiri Navon-Venezia
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:3098-101. 2006
    ..This is the first discovery of KPC-2 in E. coli and the first report of this enzyme originating outside the United States...
  59. ncbi Suicide attempts in israel: age by gender analysis of a national emergency departments database
    Daphna Levinson
    Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, 2 Ben Tabai St, Jerusalem, Israel
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:97-102. 2006
    An analysis of all emergency department admissions in Israel classified as an attempted suicide in the years 1996-2002 was done to examine attempted suicide rates by age and gender with particular attention to adolescents and young adults...
  60. ncbi Is terror gender-blind? Gender differences in reaction to terror events
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:947-54. 2005
    ..In addition, the contribution of level of exposure, sense of safety, self-efficacy, and coping strategies is assessed...
  61. pmc Cooperative hunting and meat sharing 400-200 kya at Qesem Cave, Israel
    Mary C Stiner
    School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13207-12. 2009
    Zooarchaeological research at Qesem Cave, Israel demonstrates that large-game hunting was a regular practice by the late Lower Paleolithic period...
  62. pmc Prevalence and relevance of EBV latency in nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Israel
    G Bar-Sela
    Department of Oncology, Rambam Medical Centre, PO Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Clin Pathol 57:290-3. 2004
    ..The incidence of NPC in Western countries is lower than in the Far East, and EBV latency in NPC is less prevalent. Israel, as a part of the Mediterranean area, is one of the countries with an intermediate risk for NPC.
  63. ncbi Mosquito vectors of West Nile Fever in Israel
    L Orshan
    Laboratory of Entomology, Central Laboratories, Ministry of Health, Yaakov Eliav St, 9 Jerusalem 94467, P O Box 34410, Jerusalem 91342, Israel
    J Med Entomol 45:939-47. 2008
    West Nile fever (WNF) is endemic in Israel. In 1999, country-wide adult mosquito surveys were initiated and intensified after the 2000 country-wide outbreak of WNF in humans...
  64. pmc Adaptation and incipient sympatric speciation of Bacillus simplex under microclimatic contrast at "Evolution Canyons" I and II, Israel
    Johannes Sikorski
    Institute of Evolution, International Graduate Center of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:15924-9. 2005
    ..microevolutionary analyses on 945 soil isolates of Bacillus simplex from "Evolution Canyons" I (Carmel, Israel) and II (Galilee, Israel)...
  65. ncbi Patterns of thermal adaptation of Bacillus simplex to the microclimatically contrasting slopes of 'Evolution Canyons' I and II, Israel
    Johannes Sikorski
    Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Faculty V, Institute of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Genetics Section, Oldenburg, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:716-26. 2007
    ..Exploring the adaptive evolution of Bacillus simplex at 'Evolution Canyons' I and II, Israel, we report here on the impact of high heat stress on the speciation progress of individual evolutionary lineages...
  66. pmc First report on a hyperepidemic clone of KPC-3-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Israel genetically related to a strain causing outbreaks in the United States
    Shiri Navon-Venezia
    Division of Epidemiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:818-20. 2009
    A highly epidemic carbapenem-resistant clone of KPC-3-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae emerged in Israel in 2006, causing a nationwide outbreak...
  67. ncbi Attitudes of Arab and Jewish patients toward integration of complementary medicine in primary care clinics in Israel: a cross-cultural study
    Eran Ben-Arye
    Complementary and Traditional Medicine Unit, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 68:177-82. 2009
    ..concerning the core concepts of CAM and traditional medicine in both the Arab and Jewish communities in northern Israel. Data for statistical analysis were obtained from 3840 patients attending seven primary care clinics...
  68. ncbi Self-medication with antibiotics by a population in northern Israel
    Raul Raz
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:722-5. 2005
    The current study is part of a larger study--Self-Medication with Antibiotics and Resistance Levels in Europe (SAR project)--coordinated by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and run in 19 European countries and Israel.
  69. ncbi Medical and psychosocial outcome of patients with occupational contact dermatitis in Israel
    A Lazarov
    Contact Dermatitis Clinic, Meir Hospital and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:1061-5. 2006
    ..Although the medical, financial and prognostic factors of occupational contact dermatitis (OCD) have been addressed, studies on the social outcome of OCD are sparse...
  70. ncbi Spatial organization of hominin activities at Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel
    Nira Alperson-Afil
    Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Science 326:1677-80. 2009
    ..of a Middle Pleistocene Acheulian archaeological horizon (about 750,000 years ago) at Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel, indicate that hominins differentiated their activities (stone knapping, tool use, floral and faunal processing ..
  71. pmc Evaluation of a multiplex real-time reverse transcriptase PCR assay for detection and differentiation of influenza viruses A and B during the 2001-2002 influenza season in Israel
    Musa Hindiyeh
    Central Virology Laboratory, Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 43:589-95. 2005
    ..differentiate influenza viruses A and B in 370 patient samples collected during the 2001-2002 influenza season in Israel. The performance of the TaqMan assay was compared to those of a multiplex one-step RT-PCR with gel detection, a ..
  72. ncbi Clinical signs of West Nile virus encephalomyelitis in horses during the outbreak in Israel in 2000
    A Steinman
    School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Vet Rec 151:47-9. 2002
    ..It died on the fourth day and histological lesions were observed in the brain stem and grey matter of the spinal cord...
  73. ncbi Uveal melanoma in Israel in the last two decades: characterization, treatment and prognosis
    Shahar Frenkel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:280-5. 2009
    ..Uveal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular tumor in adults. In the last two decades the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center ocular oncology clinic has become a referral center for uveal melanoma patients...
  74. ncbi An assessment of the dental health of chronic institutionalized patients with psychiatric disease in Israel
    Shlomo Paul Zusman
    Ministry of Health, Dental Health Division, Jerusalem, Israel
    Spec Care Dentist 30:18-22. 2010
    ..assessed the oral health and treatment needs of chronically hospitalized patients with psychiatric disease in Israel. A random sample of 301 patients hospitalized for more than 1 year in 14 of 18 psychiatric institutions in Israel ..
  75. pmc Prevalence of the genes for shigella enterotoxins 1 and 2 among clinical isolates of shigella in Israel
    M Yavzori
    Army Health Branch Research Unit, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force
    Epidemiol Infect 128:533-5. 2002
    ..of 13 different serotypes and variants and 10 isolates of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC) isolated in Israel, were examined by polymerase chain reaction for the presence of SHET1 and SHET2 genes...
  76. ncbi Social network type and morale in old age
    H Litwin
    Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, The Hebrew University, Mount Scopus, 91905 IL, Jerusalem, Israel
    Gerontologist 41:516-24. 2001
    ..The aim of this research was to derive network types among an elderly population and to examine the relationship of network type to morale...
  77. ncbi Retrospective study of 46 cases of feline haemobartonellosis in Israel and their relationships with FeLV and FIV infections
    S Harrus
    School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Vet Rec 151:82-5. 2002
    ..The cats infected with both Haemobartonella felis and FeLV had a significantly lower body temperature, were more anaemic and the mean cell volume of their erythrocytes was greater than in the cats with haemobartonellosis alone...
  78. ncbi Health inequalities in Israel: explanatory factors of socio-economic inequalities in self-rated health and limiting longstanding illness
    Varda Soskolne
    The Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Health Place 16:242-51. 2010
    ..psychosocial, community and behavioral factors as explanatory pathways to socio-economic inequalities in health in Israel. Using a random national sample of 1328 individuals aged 30-70 and measurements of socio-economic position (..
  79. ncbi Ashkenazi Jewish population frequencies for common mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2
    B B Roa
    Baylor DNA Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nat Genet 14:185-7. 1996
    ....
  80. ncbi Beliefs, recommendations and intentions are important explanatory factors of mammography screening behavior among Muslim Arab women in Israel
    Varda Soskolne
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Health Educ Res 22:665-76. 2007
    The rates of mammography screening by Muslim Arab women in Israel are lower compared with the general population...
  81. pmc Persistence of two invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae clones of serotypes 1 and 5 in comparison to that of multiple clones of serotypes 6B and 23F among children in southern Israel
    N Porat
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel 84101
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1827-32. 2001
    ..In contrast, serotype 6B and 23F strains showed different phenotypic characteristics as well as multiple clonal types; 10 clones were identified among 6B isolates, and 11 clones were identified among 23F isolates...
  82. ncbi Complications of circumcision in Israel: a one year multicenter survey
    Jacob Ben Chaim
    Pediatric Urology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:368-70. 2005
    In Israel, virtually all children undergo circumcision in the neonatal period...
  83. ncbi Evidence for habitual use of fire at the end of the Lower Paleolithic: site-formation processes at Qesem Cave, Israel
    Panagiotis Karkanas
    Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology Speleology of Southern Greece, Ardittou 34b, 11636 Athens, Greece
    J Hum Evol 53:197-212. 2007
    The Amudian (late Lower Paleolithic) site of Qesem Cave in Israel represents one of the earliest examples of habitual use of fire by middle Pleistocene hominids...
  84. ncbi Bacteremia due to beta-hemolytic Streptococcus group G: increasing incidence and clinical characteristics of patients
    Noa Sylvetsky
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Med 112:622-6. 2002
    To describe the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of patients diagnosed with Streptococcus group G bacteremia from 1990 to 1999 at a community teaching hospital in Israel.
  85. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative medicine in Israel: 2000 vs. 1993
    Amir Shmueli
    Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:3-8. 2004
    ..Complementary and alternative medical care has gained increasing popularity in western societies in recent years...
  86. ncbi Risk of cancer in migrants and their descendants in Israel: II. Carcinomas and germ-cell tumours
    D M Parkin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 70:654-60. 1997
    ..under age 30 years) for a 30-year period (1960-1989) were used to investigate the risk of cancer in migrants to Israel, and in their offspring, relative to Israel-born individuals with Israel-born parents...
  87. ncbi Molecular evolution of cytochrome b of subterranean mole rats, Spalax ehrenbergi superspecies, in Israel
    E Nevo
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Mol Evol 49:215-26. 1999
    ..a different population from the entire ecological and speciational range of the four chromosomal species in Israel (2n = 52, 54, 58, and 60) belonging to the Spalax ehrenbergi superspecies. Our results indicate the following...
  88. ncbi Birth weight standards in the live-born population in Israel
    Shaul Dollberg
    Department of Neonatology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:311-4. 2005
    Lacking curves of "intrauterine" growth, most birthing centers in Israel use United States or Canadian based curves as standards.
  89. ncbi Fragmentation of care for frail older people--an international problem. Experience from three countries: Israel, Canada, and the United States
    A M Clarfield
    Division of Geriatrics, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1714-21. 2001
    ..At the other stands the United States, where market forces are allowed the freest rein in any developed nation. Israel offers an intermediate model with elements held in common with both the U.S. and Canadian systems...
  90. ncbi Climatic effects on microsatellite diversity in wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides) at the Yehudiyya microsite, Israel
    Y C Li
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Heredity (Edinb) 89:127-32. 2002
    ..plants of wild emmer wheat, Triticum dicoccoides, from a microsite in Yehudiyya, northeast of the Sea of Galilee, Israel. The study area was less than 1000 m(2) and involved 12 paired plots distributed in a mosaic pattern...
  91. ncbi Presence of the d8/17 B-cell marker in children with rheumatic fever in Israel
    L Harel
    Department of Pediatrics C, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikvah, Israel
    Clin Genet 61:293-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the marker is found in patients with RF in Israel, where the population is made up of diverse ethnic groups...
  92. ncbi Smoking habits in bipolar and schizophrenic outpatients in southern Israel
    O Itkin
    Beer Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:269-72. 2001
    ..using DSM-IV criteria) treated at the largest specialized public bipolar and schizophrenia clinics in southern Israel were interviewed regarding their smoking habits...
  93. pmc Distinct transmission cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 adjacent foci, Northern Israel
    Milena Svobodova
    Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1860-8. 2006
    Transmission of Leishmania tropica was studied in 2 adjacent foci in Israel where vector populations differ. Only Phlebotomus sergenti was found infected with L. tropica in the southern focus; P...
  94. pmc Trajectories of resilience, resistance, and distress during ongoing terrorism: the case of Jews and Arabs in Israel
    Stevan E Hobfoll
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612 3244, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:138-48. 2009
    ..The authors interviewed a nationally representative sample of Jews and Arabs in Israel (N = 709) at 2 times during a period of terrorist and rocket attacks (2004-2005)...
  95. ncbi Knowledge of physicians in hospital emergency rooms in Israel on their role in cases of avulsion of permanent incisors
    G Holan
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Paediatr Dent 13:13-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge of physicians in hospital emergency room care on their possible role in cases of traumatic loss of permanent incisors...
  96. ncbi Middle Paleolithic shell beads in Israel and Algeria
    Marian Vanhaereny
    Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity, University College London, 31 34 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPY, UK Ethnologie Préhistorique, CNRS UMR 7041, 21 Allée de l Université, F 92023 Nanterre, France
    Science 312:1785-8. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi Do welfare regimes mediate the effect of socioeconomic position on health in adolescence? A Cross-national comparison in Europe, North America, and Israel
    Alessio Zambon
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Int J Health Serv 36:309-29. 2006
    ..Analyses were carried out for Israel and 32 countries of Europe and North America...
  98. ncbi Intra-familial clinical heterogeneity: absence of genotype-phenotype correlation in primary hyperoxaluria type 1 in Israel
    Yaacov Frishberg
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Nephrol 25:269-75. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate possible relationships between a given genotype, the biochemical profile and the clinical phenotype...
  99. ncbi How should complementary practitioners and physicians communicate? A cross-sectional study from Israel
    Eran Ben-Arye
    The Complementary and Traditional Medicine Unit, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Clalit Health Services, Haifa and Western Galilee District
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:565-71. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared the results of a cross-sectional survey of both groups to elucidate the attitudes and expectations regarding communication and collaboration...
  100. ncbi Healthy Israel 2020: a visionary national health targeting initiative
    E Rosenberg
    Israeli Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Public Health 122:1217-25. 2008
    This article describes the development of a national health targeting initiative entitled 'Healthy Israel 2020' which was created to enhance the health and wellbeing of Israelis through a variety of health promotion and disease prevention ..
  101. ncbi Light at night co-distributes with incident breast but not lung cancer in the female population of Israel
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Chronobiol Int 25:65-81. 2008
    ..Nighttime satellite images were used to estimate LAN levels in 147 communities in Israel. Multiple regression analysis was performed to investigate the association between LAN and breast cancer incidence ..

Research Grants76

  1. Early Detection of Alzheimer's: Interdisciplinary and International Collaboration
    Mark Gluck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..match $37,500 already raised (including $20,000 from Hebrew University) to host a meeting in 2008, in Jerusalem, Israel, on the topic "Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease: Promoting Interdisciplinary and International ..
  2. Regulation of thyroid hormone levels by central and peripheral pathways
    KRISTEN RACHEL VELLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Anthony Hollenberg, MD at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School (HMS), my research has focused on the regulation of ..
  3. The role of IKK beta in cardiomyocytes at baseline and following stress
    MATTHEW PETER COGGINS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Anthony Rosenzweig, the Director of Cardiovascular Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who has expertise in the field of cardiac hypertrophy, heart failure and remodeling, and ..
  4. Predictors of sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Ina E Djonlagic; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Center for Sleep and Cognition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr...
  5. PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL INTERACTIONS IN ENERGY BALANCE
    Barbara B Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Peripheral and Central Interactions in Energy Balance (Barbara B. Kahn, MD, Principal Investigator, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)...
  6. The Toxic Environment and the Epigenetics of Fetal Growth
    HEATHER HERSON BURRIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..perinatal social epidemiology and is currently a full-time faculty member in the Department of Neonatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
  7. International Conf on Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Attendees will be from the majority of Middle Eastern countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and the ..
  8. The Role of Lung Volumes in Nocturnal Asthma
    ROBERT LLEWELLYN OWENS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Brigham and Women's Hospital is in close proximity to the Harvard School of Public Health and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, among others, which provides a rich intellectual environment...
  9. OPTICAL BIOPSY USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
    James G Fujimoto; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..studies in a collaborative effort between investigators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston VA Healthcare System, and Harvard Medical School. The specific aims are: 1...
  10. The Role of CRACM1 in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Peter C Chien; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in at NYU School of Medicine and is currently a research fellow in the Training Program in Autoimmunity at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)...
  11. Angiogenic factors, abnormal placentation and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Sarosh Rana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Ananth Karumanchi, an expert in PE biology, in the outstanding academic and research environment of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School...
  12. Novel Risk Factors for Vertebral Fractures in Health and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Julie Paik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..including the Channing Division of Network Medicine, BWH, the Harvard Catalyst Clinical Research Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital ..
  13. Phenotypic Spectrum of LRRK2 Mutations
    Rachel Saunders-Pullman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..current studies funded by the Fox Foundation, the Consortium study of PD in Ashkenazi Jews (the Consortium, Beth Israel, Columbia, Tel Aviv), and a DaTSCAN study in a subset of first degree relatives of LRRK2 PD Consortium subjects (..
  14. Nicotinamide N-methyltransferase (NNMT) in obesity and insulin resistance
    Qin Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Department of Medicine and Division of Endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center provide an ideal setting for training physician-scientists...
  15. Identification of Central Targets of Ghrelin
    Jeffrey M Zigman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will take place in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where all the resources (equipment, technical expertise) to carry out the proposed ..
  16. Dendritic Spines on AgRP Neurons as Communication Hubs Controlling Feeding
    Dong Kong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through the recent work at Dr. Brad Lowell group (Prof of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School), the candidate has found that glutamatergic synaptic ..
  17. Identification of genes essential for survival of hypervirulent Kleb. pneumoniae
    Thomas A Russo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..were from the "Pacific Rim", but more recently hvKP has been described in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, South Africa and elsewhere...
  18. Multigenerational FamIlial and Environmental Risk for Autism (MINERvA) Network
    Abraham Reichenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..population-based epidemiologic resources from seven countries (USA-California, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Norway, Sweden) that include individual-level perinatal medical, and demographic information and archived ..
  19. Non-invasive evaluation of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
    Michelle Lai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be undertaken by the applicant, Michelle Lai, MD, MPH, in the Division of Gastroenterology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Dr...
  20. Dermatotropic cellular immune responses induced by a novel smallpox vaccine
    Stephen R Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..School of Public Health and a mentored research project to be conducted as a collaborative effort between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School...
  21. Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
    JONATHAN OREN LIPTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will be carried at Children's Hospital Boston and Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center within the auspices of Harvard Medical School, under the dual mentorship of Dr...
  22. Role of the Prolyl Isomerase Pin1 in the Development and Treatment of Asthma
    Kun Ping Lu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal is designed to test this novel hypothesis in collaborations with the asthma research expert Elliot Israel and structural expert Linda Nicholson...
  23. High Resolution Mass Spectrometry System
    John M Asara; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and three minor users in addition to being part of the fully equipped mass spectrometry core facility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and accessible by additional PIs within the Longwood medical area subject to ..
  24. Regulation of adipose inflammation and metabolic syndrome by adipsin/factor D
    James C Lo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D. Professor at Harvard Medical School, and Evan Rosen, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will provide expertise on energy homeostasis, inflammation, stress, lipid metabolism, ..
  25. Aldosterone, nitric oxide, myocardial fibrosis, and capillary loss in ESRD
    David M Charytan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..9-month, randomized, placebo- controlled, 2x2 factorial clinical trial conducted at Partners Health Care and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: Aim 1) To test the hypothesis that blockade of aldosterone using spironolactone improves ..
  26. Changes in Glutamine/Glutamate Metabolism as a Novel Cardiometabolic Risk Factor
    Andre Dejam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..investigators centered at two leading academic institutions in Boston;the Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr...
  27. Development of novel immunotherapy for influenza virus infection
    Kazue Takahashi; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..amp;Adolescent Medicine and Microbiology at The University of Hong Kong and The Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the product development expertise of Enzon, a US biotechnology company that acquired ..
  28. Training Program in Systemic Autoimmunity
    George C Tsokos; Fiscal Year: 2012
    This is a new proposal of a training program in systemic autoimmunity at the Beth Israel Medical Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Harvard Medical School (HMS)...
  29. INTEGRATED ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC RESEARCH TRAINING
    Barbara B Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Endocrine Training Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, directed by Dr...
  30. Dissecting the Mechanisms that control FGF23
    Marta Christov; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The PI, a junior faculty in nephrology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a research faculty at the Endocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH),..
  31. The Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center
    Joseph Avruch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..teaching hospitals (the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center) and Harvard-affiliated research institutions (the School of Arts and Sciences, School of ..
  32. Mechanisms of Neuropeptides Action in Diabetes
    JANICE ZABOLOTNY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The application will encompass the collaboration of investigators from the Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center, Vascular Surgery and Endocrinology and the Molecular Immunopharmacology and Drug Discovery ..
  33. Support for the IDP Subgroup Annual Symposium
    Rohit V Pappu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..have developed an outstanding program, which includes nine invited speakers from the US, Canada, England, and Israel. Speakers include senior leaders in the field of IDPs as well as junior scientists who are having high impact in ..
  34. JC Virus Primary Infection, Latency, and Reactivation
    CHEN SABRINA TAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Tan's development as an independent investigator will be at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, guided by her mentor Dr...
  35. Vaccinology in the Tropics: Vaccines in a Globalized World Conference
    ARLENE ESTELLA CALVO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..From a scientific standpoint, smaller countries, such as Panama, Philippines, Costa Rica, and Israel, have stepped into a leadership positions to influence vaccine development on a global scale...
  36. Molecular basis of androgen receptor mediated gene transcriptional repression
    Changmeng Cai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..After I received my Ph.D., I joined Steven Balk lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)/Harvard Medical School...
  37. China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study
    YAOHUI ZHAO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..elderly population share is expected to reach 16%, greater than much richer countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Israel, and Argentina...
  38. Positive Airway Pressure Gas Modulator - A Novel Method to Treat Central Sleep Ap
    HANI AKRAM KAYYALI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We have assembled world renowned experts in the field to execute this project. Dr. Robert Thomas from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston and Dr...
  39. Engineering the Mouse Nervous System To Decipher Network Mechanisms of Epilepsy
    Matthew P Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Beth Israel Neurology has provided an independent laboratory and start-up funds...
  40. CT Diagnosis of Tracheomalacia in Patients with COPD
    Phillip M Boiselle; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..effort by the departments of radiology, pulmonary medicine, thoracic surgery, pathology, and anesthesia at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, a center that has established expertise in the diagnosis and ..
  41. New insights into the role of the Fbw7 tumor suppressor in senescence and aging
    Hiroyuki Inuzuka; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Should I receive this award, I will pursue this research in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School, where authorities in the fields of PI3 kinase ..
  42. Hormones &Genes in Women's Health: Bench to Bedside
    Jill M Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..health with Mentors who already collaborate across institutions at BWH, Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, McLean Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard ..
  43. Dissecting sarcoma complexity via innovative microRNA and informatics approaches
    Dimitrios Spentzos; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..He will benefit from the superb cancer research environment available to him at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Dana/Farber Harvard Cancer Center, and from the expertise of senior advisors in both ..
  44. Novel integrative method to detect biomakers of breast cancer resistance
    Sheida Nabavi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Then by collaborating with oncologists and pathologists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and using the Dana- Farber/Harvard Cancer Center DNA Resource Core services, we ..
  45. Targeting PML for therapy in leukemia-initiating cells
    Keisuke Ito; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D.G. Tenen, D.E. Avigan, T. Suda and J. Teruya-Feldstein. The first part of the award will be completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a scientific environment of excellence with the solid clinical resources necessary to ..
  46. Molecular mechanisms of electrical remodeling in cardiac hypertrophy
    Saumya Das; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Anthony Rosenzweig, the Director of Cardiovascular Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who has expertise in the field of cardiac hypertrophy and kinase signaling pathways, and ..
  47. Longitudinal Extension of SHARE-Israel Baseline Data
    Howard Litwin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of this project is to turn baseline data from the first wave of SHARE-Israel into a longitudinal inquiry...
  48. Intraoperative real time breast cancer margin assessment with nonlinear microscop
    James G Fujimoto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Departments of Pathology, Radiology and Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. Aim 1...
  49. Adipose Tissue Branched-Chain Amino Acid Metabolism and Glucose Homeostasis
    Mark A Herman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will take place in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where all the resources to carry out the proposed research are readily available...
  50. An ontology for pain and related disability, mental health and quality of life.
    WERNER M CEUSTERS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the data exhibit different levels of granularity;(3) because of their distinct origins (US, UK, Sweden, Israel, and Germany), the datasets incorporate cultural influences related to pain report that have an impact on the ..
  51. TRAINING GRANT IN GENETICS
    CYNTHIA CASSON MORTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..affiliated institutions including Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), the HMS Department of Genetics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Children's Hospital Boston (CHB), Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), and ..
  52. Intraoperative Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging
    John V Frangioni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..only 31/2 years, our Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP), comprised of the Frangioni Laboratory at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), GE Healthcare, and Siemens Corporate Research, has designed, constructed, and ..
  53. Optimizing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis through Shared Decision Making
    DOUGLAS SCOTT KRAKOWER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I will leverage his extensive research infrastructure at Fenway Health and the resources of Harvard and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where I will be appointed as Attending Physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases ..
  54. A Platform for Cancer Biomarker Validation: Image Fusion Using NIR Fluorescence
    Ali Kamen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our study also leverages a unique clinical resource at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Hershey Prostate Cancer Tissue Bank...
  55. Modulating Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Complicated Abdominal Sepsis
    Frederick A Moore; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..genomic and proteomic analyses to monitor immune response, and a new BRM, a CD28 antagonist (AB103;Atox Bio Ltd, Israel) that targets multiple components of innate and adaptive immune function...
  56. A genomewide study of lung cancer in never smokers
    Olga Gorlova; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose a multicenter (total 22 sites from North America, Israel, and Europe) genomewide association study of lung cancer in never smokers with the following specific aims: Aim 1: ..
  57. Role and regulation of the splicing factor ASF/SF2 in human T lymphocyte physiolo
    VAISHALI MOULTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The research environment at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the other affiliates of the Harvard Medical School system will provide the applicant ..
  58. Broncho-adventitial Drug Delivery: Paclitaxel for Bronchial Carcinoma
    KIRK SEWARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mercator has developed, as part of this STTR research and in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Steward St...
  59. RESEARCH TRAINING IN NEPHROLOGY
    Martin R Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Martin Pollak, Chief, Nephrology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (HMS)...
  60. The New York City Collaborative Regional Coordinating Stroke Center
    Stanley Tuhrim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) facilities;Continuum Health Partners facilities (Beth Israel Medical Center, St...
  61. Complex Dynamic Systems in Mood Disorders
    Andrew A Nierenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Goldberger, Director of the Rey Institute for Nonlinear Dynamics in Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Wyss Institute for Biological Inspired Engineering at Harvard...
  62. Physically Realistic Virtual Surgery
    DANIEL BOUGERE JONES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Gen1 and Gen2 SILS LAGB simulators, as training tools by conducting experiments at the Skills Lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston to ensure that the scores measured on the simulators reflect the ..
  63. Molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in ATP13A2-associated neurodege
    Michael C Kruer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..has grown to include locations in 112 communities in seven states with international sites in Ireland, Ghana, Israel and Mexico...
  64. Contractile Hydrogel Dressing for Primary Wound Closure
    Aristidis Veves; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposed Phase I STTR effort which involves a collaborative partnership between Lynntech, Inc. and Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center at Harvard Medical is specifically designed to address the above challenge...
  65. Stimuli Responsive Topical Gels for Mechanically Assisted Wound Debridement
    Aristidis Veves; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposed Phase I STTR effort which involves a collaborative partnership between Lynntech, Inc. and Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center at Harvard Medical is specifically designed to address the above challenge...
  66. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RHEUMATIC DISEASES PREGNANCY
    Jill Buyon; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Important observations have been made in the United States, England, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Mexico, Israel, and other countries, but the investigators have never convened at one site...
  67. Removing Barriers to Disclosure-and-Offer Models
    KENNETH E F SANDS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) seeks a planning grant to support a joint initiative with the Massachusetts ..
  68. Measuring the Efficacy of Endovascular Treatment of AAA
    Peter Faries; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Surgery for the Principal Investigator, who has completed a structured residency in Vascular Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School and is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the tenure ..
  69. HIV & STD Risks in Tele Aviv Commercial Sex Works
    Jonathan Zenilman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    HIV prevalence and incidence in Israel is low and has been characterized by two transmission patterns, by homosexual and IDU transmission among native Israeli men, and by a heterosexually transmitted epidemic among Ethiopian Jews who ..
  70. International Workshops on Iron and Copper Homeostasis
    Michael Garrick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..in this proposal for funds, is a similar number of foreign scientists, from Latin America, Europe, Canada, Israel, Australia and Japan and a larger number of foreign pre- and post-doctoral students...
  71. IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR TRANSITION TO A NEW LABOR MARKET
    ZVI ECKSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION: More than 600,000 Jews migrated from the Soviet Union to Israel between 1990 and 1994, and during the first two years the immigrants caused an increase of more that 10 percent in the Israeli labor force...
  72. FLUORESCENCE-BASED STUDIES OF SPHINGOMYELIN AND CERAMIDE
    EDWARD SCHUCHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Shimon Gatt, in the Department of Biochemistry, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine in Israel. The main aim is the development of novel approaches for studying the metabolism of two sphingolipids, ..
  73. New York State Medical Liability Reform and Patient Safety Demonstration Project
    JUDY KLUGER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with the New York State Department of Health and five academic medical centers located in New York City - Beth Israel Medical Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and New York ..
  74. Seeing through the Ears
    Alvaro Pascual Leone; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE(S) (organization, city, state) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center KEY PERSONNEL. See instructions...
  75. STUTTERING--A LINKAGE ANALYSIS
    Nancy Cox; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..including investigators from the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois, Tel Aviv University, Israel, and Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden to enable the collection of data on the heterogeneous U.S...
  76. BIDMC 9.4T 20cm Biospec MRI System
    Deborah Burstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Center for Basic MR Research is a facility of the Radiology Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and based in the Harvard Medical School area for MRI of tissues and animal models ..