Brain Cancers


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


Chaya Brodie, Ph.D.
Bar-Ilan University
"MicroRNA Delivery by Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Brain Tumor Therapy"
Topic:  Developing therapy for Brain Tumors


Dinorah Friedmann-Morvinski, Ph.D.
Tel-Aviv University
"Reprogramming in Cancer and Novel Targets for Immunotherapy"
Topic:  Glioblastomas (a type of Brain Tumor), cancer stem cells, and tumor reprogramming


Shlomi Constantini, M.D.
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
"Semi-Automated Segmentation and Sub Classification of Pediatric Brain Tumors"
Topic:  Imaging of pediatric Brain Tumors


Regina Golan-Gerstl, Ph.D.
Hebrew University/Hadassah Medical School
"Characterization of hnRNP A2/B1 as a Proto-Oncogene in Brain Cancer"
Topic:  Brain cancer development


Amir Eden, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"The Molecular Basis of Snf5 Mediated Tumorigenesis - A Key Role for IGFR-AKT Signaling"
Topic:  Malignant rhabdoid tumors of the kidney, soft tissue, and Brain


Sol Efroni, Ph.D. (PI) / Francisco Quintana, Ph.D. (Co-PI)
Bar-Ilan University / Brigham and Women's Hospital
"miR-29b and miR-9 to target Glioblastoma Multiform via AHR and p38 network modulation "
Topic:  Brain Tumors