The Senta Foulkes Research Prize is awarded every three years to Fellows of the Israeli branch of the Foulkes Foundation only, in recognition of excellence in their research and academic achievements since completing the term of their Fellowship grant.
SENTA FOULKES RESEARCH PRIZE 2018
The 2018 Senta Foulkes Research Prize was awarded to Dr. Chamutal Gur, working at the Internal Medicine and Rheumatology Departments of the Hadassah-Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Her work focuses on “natural killer cells” and their involvement in autoimmune diseases (type 1 diabetes mellitus and rheumatoid arthritis), in liver fibrosis, and the direct interaction of these cells with bacteria.
SENTA FOULKES RESEARCH PRIZE 2015
The Senta Foulkes Research Prize for 2015 was awarded to Professor Yael Houri-Haddad, Head of Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Hebrew University – Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem. She is working on the identification on the cellular events and molecular signals that are the basis for new therapeutic approaches to control chronic inflammation in several systemic diseases.
SENTA FOULKES RESEARCH PRIZE 2012
The 2012 Senta Foulkes Research Prize winner is Dr. Rabea Asleh, MD PhD (2004 Israeli Fellow), working in the Laboratory of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, for his research entitled “Haptoglobin Genotype and Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease”.
SENTA FOULKES RESEARCH PRIZE 2009
The 2009 Senta Foulkes Research Prize in Israel has been awarded to Yaron Barac, MD PhD (2005 Israeli Fellow) who is currently a General Surgery Resident at Rambam Health Care Campus and a Researcher at the Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.
His research focuses on two projects: TVP 1022 a molecule developed for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and ACC a novel anticancer component for the treatment of cancer.
SENTA FOULKES RESEARCH PRIZE 2006
The 2006 Senta Foulkes Research Prize winner is Dr. Eran Hornstein MD PhD (1998 Israeli Fellow) of the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot for his work in idmiRNAs: mechanisms of action and role in vertebrate development.