Women's Cancers


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

Ephrat Levy-Lahad, M.D. (PI) / Mary-Claire King, Ph.D. (Co-PI)
Shaare Zedek Medical Center / University of Washington
"Genomic Analysis of Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer for Israeli Women of All Ancestries"
Topic:  Breast and Ovarian Cancers


Shlomit Erenfeld, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Role of Natural killer cells in elimination of triple-negative breast cancer cells"
Topic:  Using Natural Killer Cells for the Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Keren Levanon, M.D., Ph.D.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center
"Novel Approaches for Early-Detection Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer"
Topic:  Ovarian Cancer


Varda Rotter, Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
"Oncogenic Mutant p53 Gain of Function in Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells"
Topic:  Ovarian Cancer


Yosef Yarden, Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
"Control Circuits of Growth Factor Signaling: Relevance to Cancer Progression and Therapy"
Topic:  Breast Cancer