Organic Synthesis, Catalytic Antibodies, Selective chemotherapy for cancer treatment, Self-Immolative Dendrimers

Dr. Doron Shabat
Born in Israel - 1965
Military Service - 1983-1986


Years Institution and Location Subject Degree
1987-1990 Technion, Haifa, Israel Chemistry B.Sc
1990-1997 Technion, Haifa, Israe Organic Chemistry Ph.D
Title of Ph.D Thesis: Antibody Catalyzed Organic and Organometallic Reactions.
Supervisor: Professor Ehud Keinan.

Academic and Professional Experience

Years Institution and Location Rank/Function
1997-2000 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Ca.
Supervisors: Dr. Richard A. Lerner and Dr. Carlos F. Barbas III.
2000 Tel-Aviv University Senior Lecturer
2001-2002 Alexion Antibody Technologies, S.D. CA. Consultant

Fields of Interest:

Organic Synthesis, Catalytic Antibodies, Prodrug activation, Selective chemotherapy for cancer treatment. Self-Immolative Dendrimers.


1. The GUTWIRTH Scholarship (Technion, Chemistry Department, 1995).
2. Excellent Teaching Assistant (Technion, Chemistry Department, 1996).
Grant Awards:
2000 Tel-Aviv University Research Grant #03510266:  Anticancer Prodrugs.
2001 Reckanati Foundation, Prostate Cancer Prodrugs.
2002 Ramot-Nofar Grant: Antiepileptic Drugs
2003-2007 Israel Academy of Science: Self-Immolative Dendrimers.

International Invited Lectures

1. 5th International Symposium on Polymer Therapeutics: From Laboratory to Clinical Practice,Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, UK 3-5th January 2002.
2. XXV Congreso Latinoamericano de Quimica, Cancun Quintana Roo, Mexico, 22-26 September 2002.
3. Second Israeli-German Bi-National Conference, Current Concept in Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, Berlin, Charite Campus Virchow-Klinikum, November 20-21, 2002.
4. 68th Annual Meeting of the Israel Chemical Society. Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv January 26 - 27, 2003


1. Dr. Richard Lerner, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Ca.
2. Dr. Carlos Barbas, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Ca.
3. Dr Holger Lode, Charite Hospital, Berlin, Germany.
4. Dr. Ronit Satchi, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Ma.
5. Dr Gil Ast, Medicine Faculty, Tel-Aviv University.

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