The Felsenstein Medical Research Center
Neurobiology and Psychiatry
Neurobiology and Psychiatry Research Groups
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Eye Research
  • Neurosciences
  • Pediatric Eye Research

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    Laboratory of Pediatric Eye Research

    Head of Laboratory: Nitza Goldenberg-Cohen, M.D.

     Tel: 972-3-9376632
    Fax: 972-3-9211478

    Research Topics

    Funded by The Krieger Grant

    1. Neuroprotection

    2. Cellular therapy- bone marrow derived stem cells

    3. Mechanism of eye diseases

    4. Ocular and brain tumors

    5. Angiogenesis and vascular blinding diseases

    Selected Publications

    1. Goldenberg-Cohen N. , Raiter A, Gaydar V, Dratviman-Storobinsky O, Goldstein T, Weizman A, Hardy B. Peptide-binding heat shock protein GRP78 protects neurons from hypoxia- induced apoptosis. Apoptosis 17(3):278-288, 2011. MEDLINE

    2. Itzkovitz S, Goldenberg-Cohen N. , Stein J, Yaniv I, Fabian I, Askenasy N. Elutriated stem cells derived from the adult bone marrow differentiate into insulin producing cells in vivo and reverse chemical diabetes. Stem Cells Dev 21(1):86-96, 2012. MEDLINE

    3. Sadikov T, Simon AJ, Avraham-Lubin BR, Dratviman-Storobinsky O, Cohen Y , Goldenberg-Cohen N. C1824T mutation in the LMNA gene has no association with senile cataract in the Israeli population. Neurobiology of Aging 33(7):1487.e15–1487.e19, 2012. MEDLINE

    4. Dratviman-Storobinsky O, Cohen Y, Frenkel S, Merhavi-Shoham E, Dadon-Bar El S, Binkovsky N, Pe'er J, Goldenberg-Cohen N. The role of RASSF1A in uveal melanoma. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci 53:2611–2619,2012. MEDLINE

    5. Laviv Y, Toledano H, Michowiz S, Dratvima-Storobinsky O, Fichman-Horn S, Kagnovski E, Goldenberg-Cohen N. BRAF, GNAQ, and GNA11 mutations and copy number in pediatric low-grade glioma. FEBS Open Bio, 2:129–134, 2012.