Projects related to 19-2019-8746

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Background Existing personal glucose levels are still controlled invasively by blood sampling. The option of constant 24 hour monitoring of blood glucose levels would significantly impact the wellbeing of diabetic patients and reduce the ever ...
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Feldman Yuri
  The technology enables an affordable and easily deployable method for detection of water/soil contamination, and/or rapid detection of viruses in humans and animals. The  method  employs the extension of the isothermal rolling circle ...
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Willner Itamar
Background Most cancers are unstable and highly susceptible to cell death; hence tumors represent a steady-state picture of unregulated proliferation as well as ongoing cell death. Therefore, substantial levels of tumor specific DNA may be ...
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Hellman Asaf
Background Fluorescence guided surgery is currently clinically approved for non-specific fluorescent molecules (ICG and MB) and is therefore limited in terms of sensitivity and specificity. Most cancer targeted fluorescent molecules in ...
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Yavin Eylon
  Highly sensitive, self formed and simple to fabricate nano junction devices changing resistance in the presence of minute concentration of volatile gases:   Background Detectors of volatile gas, including combustible gases, are essential ...
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Yerushalmi Roie
Background   Current cancer diagnostic-methods rely on descriptive histopathological data. New technology measures patient genomic data against detailed classification of cancer types from databases of measured  tumor -genomic expression ...
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Smith Yoav
  Background Mutations in specific genes or proteins variability can dramatically enhance our probability to get cancer. Similarly, genetic variability could have the opposite effect and actually protect us from cancer, other diseases and even ...
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Tabach Yuval
Background Increased production of soluble VEGF receptors during pregnancy is entirely attributable to induced expression of placental sFlt1-14 starting by the end of the first trimester. sFlt1-14 is the predominant VEGF-inhibiting protein ...
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Keshet Eli
Background To date, clinical tests that assess the level of malignancies from patient biopsies rely almost inclusively on histological analysis for specific markers and morphological cues as well as on genetic data i.e mutation analysis. In ...
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Benny Ofra
  Background Zinc and copper are essential metal-ions for numerous biological processes.  Their levels are tightly maintained in all body organs. Impairment of serum Zn2+ to Cu2+ ratio (ZCR) was found to correlate with many disease states, ...
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Yitzchaik Shlomo
  Background Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is characterized by chronic relapsing intestinal inflammation. To date several biomarkers are used for the diagnosis of IBD, such as CRP (blood) and ...
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Froy Oren
Background In the brain, α-Synuclein (α-Syn) protein is associated with the pathogenesis and progression of Parkinson’s disease and the related synucleinopathies, neurodegenerative diseases characterised by the abnormal accumulation of ...
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Sharon Ronit
  Background Recent reports claim that about 38% of human breast cancers may contain sequences related to MMTV. Antibodies generated against mouse lymphoma cells that harbor the virus MMTV (mouse mammary tumor virus) were used to recognize ...
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Hochman Jacob
Background Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting speech and comprehension of speech and the ability to read and write and is the result of damage to the brain, most commonly from stroke (could also occur due to head trauma, brain ...
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Grodzinsky Yosef
  Category LifeSciences and BioTechnology    Keywords Parkinson’s Disease, PD, Dementia, Diagnostic Kit, Diagnostics, Non-Motor Symptoms, mRNA, Circulating RNA Current development stage General list: TRL3 Experimental proof of ...
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Soreq Hermona
Category LifeSciences and BioTechnology    Keywords colorectal cancer, gut microbiota, personalized medicine Current development stage               For Pharmaceutical development: TRL4 - POC & Safety of candidate drug formulation is ...
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Ben-Neriah Yinon
The Citri Lab at the Hebrew University is developing a technology for quantitative psychiatry, relevant to the parsing of treatment modalities to patient populations. Diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders is notoriously dependent on the ...
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Citri Ami