Clinical Research at Affiliated Hospitals

The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine is affiliated with top-ranked hospitals in Israel. Our vision is to position the Technion at the forefront of patient-focused research by promoting excellence, efficiency and progress throughout the design, conduct, analysis and teaching of clinical research

The Psychobiology Research Laboratory of Lecturer Alon Shamir, Mazor Mental health center – Acre. The laboratory of Dr. Shamir focuses on elucidating the behavioral, biochemical and molecular consequences of the NRG/ErbB signaling pathway in complex behaviors related to schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorder, on underlying the therapeutics potential of the pathway, and on the identification of biomarkers for schizophrenia.

Infectious Diseases Institute at the Rambam Health Care Campus of Associate Professor Michal Paul. Clinical / epidemiological studies in infectious diseases, multidrug-resistant bacteria, antibiotic therapy, systematic review/ meta-analyses in infectious diseases.

The Laboratory of Stem Cells Utilization in Diabetic Wound Healing of Assistant Professor Mogher Khamaisi, Rambam Health Care Campus. Research in our laboratory focuses on molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying impaired wound healing in diabetic patients, as well as evaluating the efficacy of patient derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in enhancing diabetic wound healing.

Laboratory for Bone Repair, CRIR of Senior Lecturer Hadar Zigdon Giladi,  Rambam Health Care Campus. Research focus – study methods to induce bone regeneration using scaffolds, cells and growth factors. Specifically, we study the ability of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) to enhance bone regeneration.

Gynecology Research Laboratory of Associate Professor Moti Halak at Hillel Yaffe Medical center.

The laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology of Prof. David Yarnitsky explores pain processing in humans, in health and in disease. We employ tools such as psychophysical testing, electroencephalography (EEG) and event related potentials (ERP) as well as MRI imaging and psychological profiling in order to understand how pain processing done in health, how is it changed in disease, and how can this understanding help in tailoring individual pain treatment.

The Inner Ear Research Laboratory of Associate Professor Avi Shupak at Lin Medical Center.
Research projects include vestibular function testing as related to various inner ear pathologies, neurophysiological evaluation as predictors of hearing prognosis, critical evaluation and validation of new vestibular function tests, bone mineral density in vestibulopathy. The clinical laboratory is equipped with VNG, vHIT, cVEMP, ABR and OAEs devices while future employment of f-HIT and oVEMP is anticipated. For more information contact me at or 04-8568491.