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Tel Aviv University

Public Research university.

Tel Aviv University believes in pursuing the next big idea, the next challenge, the next mystery that will advance human knowledge and improve all of our lives.

TAU is the largest and most multidisciplinary university in Israel, comprised of nine faculties, 106 departments, and 90 research institutes. It’s been consistently ranked as the #1 institution outside the United States in producing graduates who successfully raise venture capital for their start-up companies. We encourage our students to dream big and follow their passions.

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Details last updated 27-Nov-2019

People at Tel Aviv University

Gilad Yossifon

Professor at Tel Aviv University and Head of the TAU Micro-Fluidics and Nano-Robotics Laboratory

Isaac Sasson

Associate Professor in Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University

Ehud Gazit

Israeli biochemist, biophysicist and nanotechnologist, Professor and Chair at Tel Aviv University

Azar Gat

Ezer Weizman Professor of National Security at Tel Aviv University

Hadas Mamane

Head of environmental engineering program, Tel Aviv University

Karen Avraham

Vice Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Dan Peer

Professor and the Director of the Laboratory of Precision NanoMedicine at Tel Aviv University

Tal Dvir

Professor of Biotechnology Engineering.

Ronit Satchi-Fainaro

Head of Cancer Research and Nanomedicine Laboratory at Tel Aviv University.

Tel Aviv University News

Hybrid micro-robot to advance precision drug delivery and single-cell analysis

Nano Magazine - 28-Mar-2023

Electric- and magnetic-powered tiny robot able to identify, capture, and transport single cell autonomously


Spinal cord engineered from belly fat tissue could cure paralysis

Longevity Technology - 04-Mar-2022

Treatment was successful in mice, and now gears up to treat paralyzed humans


A real tumour printed from patient's own cells to predict best cancer therapies

Irish Times - 18-Aug-2021

Overcomes a long trial and error process and accelerates personalized treatment


Gene therapy prevented deafness in mice with genetic defects

ISRAEL21c - 04-Jan-2021

Scientists to use this approach & treat deafness due to other mutations also


UV LED light - a new hope amidst the pandemic

Medical News Today - 20-Dec-2020

Effective in killing human coronavirus - residential use not recommended due to hazardous effects


A novel gene editing tool to fight aggressive cancers

Medical Xpress - 18-Nov-2020

Uses CRISPR technology to target and destroy cancer cells


Oxygen therapy reversed the human age biologically

YAHOO! - 18-Nov-2020

Not as easy as taking a pill, but a stunning result on both telomeres and senescent cells


Brain ageing reversed by Israeli doctor through an oxygen chamber

The times of Israel - 15-Jul-2020

Don't try this at home! Too much oxygen (hyperoxia) is definitely bad for you


Using nano-vaccine for preventing and treating tumours in mice

The times of Israel - 05-Aug-2019

New approach has been effective in preventing the development of melanoma, treating primary tumours


Patients' own cells used to engineer fully personalized tissue implants - 12-Nov-2018

Growing new organs from patient's own cells would slash the wait times for organ transplants


First fully personalized tissue implant - 12-Nov-2018

Technology allows engineering any kind of tissue implant from one small fatty tissue biopsy