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General Cancer Research (including metastasis and immunotherapy)

 

​Listed below are some of the research projects that ICRF has supported in order to help eradicate General Cancers:
 

David Gurwitz, Ph.D.
Tel Aviv University
"SSRI antidepressants as anti-cancer therapy: role for down-regulation of miR-221"
2014-2016
Topic:  Using Antidepressants to reduce MicroRNA expression and potentially halt metastasis and chemotherapy resistance

 


Martin Kupiec, Ph.D.
Tel-Aviv University
"Telomere Length Control and Genome Stability"
2013-2015
Topic:  DNA Damage Response


Sara Eyal, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Non-Invasive In Vivo Optical Imaging of Cancer Multidrug Resistance"
2013-2016
Topic:  Imaging to Predict Response to Chemotherapy

 


Zvi Granot, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"The Effect of VEGF on Neutrophil Function in the Context of Tumor Growth and Metastatic Progression"
2013-2016
Topic:   Immune System Cells and the Tumor Microenvironment, Angiogenesis and Metastasis

 


Niv Pencovich, M.D., Ph.D.
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
"Genome-wide characterization of the escape from tumor dormancy"
2014-2017
Topic:  Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying malignant transformation of dormant tumors