Professor Shulamit Levenberg

 
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ROLE: Dean, Professor, Stanley and Sylvia Shirvan chair in cancer and life sciences

INSTITUTE: Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (TEC)

LAB: Levenberg Lab


ROLE IN THE CONSORTIUM

PI

TEC will take part in the identification of the best combination of cells, biomaterials, growth and differentiation factors required for successful vascularized 'Pan3DP bioprinted pancreatic tissues'.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Tissue Engineering

  • Stem Cells


CORE EXPERTISE

  • Vascularization

  • 3D scaffolds

  • Biomaterials

  • Co-Culture

  • Bioprinting


Publications

[Full PubMed List]

  • Engineered vascular beds provide key signals to pancreatic hormone-producing cells’. Kaufman-Francis K., Koffler J., Weinberg N., Dor Y. and Levenberg S.  PLOS One. 2012; 7(7) e40741.  PMID: 22808248 [PubMed]

  • Endothelial Cells Support Maturation of hESC-derived Pancreatic Progenitor Cells in a 3D Environment’. Weizman A., Michael I., Wiesel – Motiuk, N, Rezania A. and Levenberg S.  Biomaterials Science. 2014; 2 (11): 1706 [Full Text]

  • Engineering Vascularized Skeletal Muscle Tissue’. Levenberg, S., Rouwkema, J., Macdonald, M., Gerfein, E., Kohane, D., Darland D., Marini, R., van Blitterswijk, C.A., Mulligan, R., D’Amore, P. and Langer, R. Nature Biotechnology. 2005; 23:879-884. PMID: 15965465 [PubMed] Cited as a Landmark paper is Nature Biotechnology News and Views

  • Morphogenesis of 3D vascular network is regulated by tensile forces’. Rosenfeld D, Landau S, Shandalov Y, Raindel N, Freiman A, Shor E, Blinder Y, Vandenburgh HH, Mooney D and Levenberg S. PNAS; 2016; 113(12):3215–3220. PMID: 26951667 [PubMed]

  • Improved vascular organization enhances functional integration of engineered skeletal muscle grafts’. Koffler K., Francis K. Shandalov Y., Egozi D., Amiad Pavlov D., Landesberg A. and Levenberg S. PNAS. 2011; 108(36):14789-94 PMID: 21878567 [PubMed]