Leading Jerusalem and Rehovot researchers to get Rapport Prize for Excellence in Medical Research

The Rappaport Prize for Excellence in Medical Research will be awarded in two weeks to Prof. Hermona Soreq of the Hebrew University and Dr.Eran Elinav of the Weizmann Institute of Science.

The more senior Soreq will receive her $60,000 prize for her research on the neurotransmitter acetylcholine’s role in both health and disease in the brain and other organs.

In her more than 35 years of research, she has been able to combine the fields of genomics, population genetics, molecular biology, biomedicine and basic neuroscience to contribute fundamental insights to the field of neurobiology.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Health/Leading-Jerusalem-and-Rehovot-researchers-to-get-Rapport-Prize-for-Excellence-in-Medical-Research-391946

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