Background

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.

 

Maureen Foulkes-Hajdu with Professor Houri-Haddad

Maureen Foulkes-Hajdu with Professor Houri-Haddad

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.

 

Dr. Rabea Asleh, MD PhD

Dr. Rabea Asleh, MD PhD

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”.


 

Yaron Barac, MD PhD

Yaron Barac, MD PhD

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.

 

 

 

Dr. Eran Hornstein MD PhD

Dr. Eran Hornstein MD PhD

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.