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Pancreatic, Digestive & Renal System Cancers

 

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

 

​Gilad Bachrach, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Role of Natural Killer Cells in Acceleration of Colorectal Carcinoma by Fusobacterium Nucleatum"
2014-2016
Topic:  Colorectal Cancer
 


Michal Baniyash, Ph.D.
Hebrew University/Hadassah Medical School
"The Role of Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells in Ulcerative Colitis and Colorectal Cancer"
​2013-2015
Topic:  Colorectal Cancer
 


Michael Elkin, Ph.D.
Hadassah University Hospital
"Role of Heparanase in Coupling Inflammation and Tumorigenesis in Pancreas"
2013-2015
Topic: Inflammation-Driven Pancreatic Cancer
 


Agnes Klochendler, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"The Genetic Program of Cancer Replicating Cells"
2014-2016
Topic:  Understanding the genetic and biochemical distinctions between normal and cancer cells, using liver and pancreas cells as a model
 


Moran Amit, M.D.
Rambam Healthcare Campus
"Roles of the L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule in the Pathogenesis of Pancreatic Cancer"
2014-2017
Topic:  Preventing the spread of Pancreatic Cancer via nerve invasion
 


​Sivan Shoshani, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Enhancing the Efficacy of BCG Treatment of Transitional Carcinoma of the Urinary Bladder by Means of Recombinant BCG Bacteria"
2014-2016
Topic:  Using genetically-modified bacteria to prevent tumor progression in Bladder Cancer
 


Jonathan Axelrod, Ph.D.
Hadassah Medical Organization
"The Influence of IL-6, STAT3 and Gender in Chronic Hepatitis-Associated Liver Cancer"
2012-2014
Topic:  Liver Cancer