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Head of Institute: Prof. Ido Braslavsky

Administrative manager: Rakefet Kalev

Office Address:
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition,
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 
Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Tel: +972 - (0)8-9489385
Fax: +972 - (0)8-9363208
Email Address:

Prof. Oren Tirosh

Description of current research activities

Elucidation of cellular and molecular action of dietary antioxidants. Mitochondrial bioenergetics as a main organelle that regulates ROS (free radicals) production and role of antioxidants and oxidants in obesity and in liver diseases that involve ROS production.

Research projects

  1. Mechanisms underline hepatic ischemia reperfusion injury.
  2. Fat as a mediator in liver injury.