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Tel-Aviv University

Tel-Aviv University (TAU) is dedicated to research and education. It is the largest University in Israel, consisting of 1,200 faculty members, 1,600 technical and administrative employees and 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is a major center of teaching and research, comprising nine faculties and 106 departments. It has four faculties of natural sciences (exact sciences, life sciences, medicine and engineering). It possesses a university centre for nanoscience and nanotechnology, possessing sophisticated and special equipment

Role & Activities of the organisation in the project

Toxicology, efficiency & biodistribution of nano systems

Key people involved in the project

Prof. Rafi Korenstein is a group leader and Professor of Biophysics at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Director of the Marian Gertner Institute for Medical Nanosystems of Tel-Aviv University, Israel. He completed his PhD studies in 1977 at the Weizmann Institute, Israel, continued his post-doctoral training at the Max-Planck-Institute for Ernahrungsphysiologie, Dortmund, Germany. Upon return to Israel he joined the Weizmann Institute where he started his studies on the interaction of electric fields with organelles and cells. In 1986 he joined the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of Tel-Aviv University, which he chaired during 1996-2000.