Contact Us

Head of Institute: Prof. Oren Froy

Administrative manager: Ms. Yael Fruchter

Office Address:
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition,
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 
P.O.Box 12, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Tel: +972 - (0)8-9489385
Fax: +972 - (0)8-9363208
Email Address: yaelf@savion.huji.ac.il

Dr. Yosi Dror

Research interests

  • Vitamin supplementation.
  • Effect of of insufficient vitamin supplementation on brain lesions and other atherogenic disorders.
  • Dietary fiber intake.
  • A program for a detailed evaluation of food intake, in preparation.

 

List of Publications

  1. Dror Y, Stern F, Nemesh L, Hart J, Grinblat J. Macronutrient consumption and nutritional status in a selected well-established group of elderly people in a home for the aged in Israel. J Am Coll Nutr 1996;15:475-80.
  2. Dror Y, Stern F, Nemesh L, Hart J, Grinblat J. Estimation of vitamin needs - riboflavin, vitamin B6 and ascorbic acid, according to some blood parameters and functional-cognitive and emotional indices in a selected well-established group of elderly in a home for the aged in Israel. J Am Coll Nutr 1996;15:481-8.
  3. Dror Y, Komarnitsky M, Stern F. Turnover of short-lived proteins in chick leukocytes following dietary treatments. Ann Nutr Metabol 1997;41:181-8.
  4. Stern F, Berner YN, Polyak Z, Komarnitsky M, Sela B, Dror Y. Effect of vitamin B6 supplementation on protein degradation rates of short-lived proteins in human neutrophils. J Nutr Biochem 1999;10:467- 76.
  5. Peled A, Dror Y, Baal-Zedaka I, Porat A, Mirchin N, Lapsker I. Photobleaching and photodeposition in chlorophull based solution. Synthetic Metals 2000;115:167-71.
  6. Dror Y. Micronutrients for elderly. J Public Health 2000;28:163-9.
  7. Dror Y, Supplementation of vitamins and minerals for women at menopause in Israel. In: Lebenthal E, Shapira N. Nutrition in the female life cycle. Jerusalem: ISAS International Seminars, Danone Institute. 2001:147-175.
  8. Mirchin N, Peled A, Dror Y. Bleaching processes and their reaction rates in photo-excited chlorophyll solutions. Appl Physic B Laser Optics 2002;74:267-71.
  9. Golan E, Tal B, Dror Y, Korzets Z, Vered Y, Weiss E, Bernheim J. Reduction in resting metabolic rate and ratio of plasma leptin to urinary nitric oxide: influence on obesity-related hypertension. IMAJ 2002;4:426-430.
  10. Berner YN, Stern F, Polyak Z, Dror Y. Dietary intake analysis in institutionalized elderly: A focus on nutrient density. J Nutr Health Aging 2002;6:237-242.
  11. Dror Y, Stern F, Berner YN, Kaufmann NA, Berry E, Maaravi Y, Altman H, Cohen A, Leventhal A, Nitzan-Kaluski D. Recommended micronutrient supplementation for institutionalized elderly. J Nutr Health Aging 2002;6:295-300. Editorial to this article: Heseker H. Micronutrients supplementation recommendations for the elderly suggested by public committee. J Nutr Health Aging 2002;6:294.
  12. Dror Y. Dietary-fiber intake for the elderly (Editorial). In press.
  13. Polyak Z, Stern F, Berner YN, Sela BA, Gomori JM, Isayev M, Doolman R, Levy S, Dror Y. Effect of plasma homocysteine and vitamin status on brain silent ischaemic lesions and atrophy. In press.
  14. Stern F, Berner YN, Polyak Z, Bernadiner S, Komarnitsky M, Sela B, Doolman R, Dror Y. Nutritional status and vitamin B6 supplementation in institutionalized elderly. Harefuah 2000;137:97-102. (Heb)
  15. Stern F, Berner YN, Polyak Z, Bernadiner S, Sela B, Doolman R, Komarnitsky M, Dror Y. Vitamin B6 supplementation in institutionalized elderly. Gerontology 2000;27:103-8. (Heb)
  16. Dror Y, Stern F, Berner YN, Kaufmann NA, Berry E, Maaravi Y, Altman H, Cohen A, Leventhal A, Nitzan Kaluski D. Micronutrient (vitamins and minerals) supplementation for the institutionalized elderly, issued by a special committee nominated by Mini stry of Health. Harefuah 2001;140:1062-7, 1117. (Heb)