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פרופ' שי רהימיפור

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B.Sc., Chemistry - Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel



M.Sc./ Ph.D. (combined), Organic Chemistry and Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Subject: Potential Cytotoxic Derivatives of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH): Synthesis and Biological Evaluation. Supervisors: Prof. Mati Fridkin and Yitzhak Koch, Department of Organic Chemistry and Neurobiology,

2001 – 2003               

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry and Photobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Subject: Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of Hypericin and its analogs as potential agents for photodynamic therapy (PDT). Supervisor: Prof. Yehuda, Mazur



Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Subject: Self-assembled cyclic D,L-a-peptide and cyclic D,L-a-glycopeptides nanotubes as antibacterial and anticancer agents. Supervisor: Prof. M. Reza Ghadiri




Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University.


Other professional activities


Member in editorial board of ARKIVOC Journal.


Member of the Organizing Committee of the 6th Medicinal Chemistry Conference, The Weizmann Inst. of Science.


Awards and fellowships


Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) long-term fellowship for postdoctoral research.


Fulbright Postdoctoral fellowship

June 2000                   

CaP CURE award for proposed research on new drug discovery

July 1999                    

ESCOM Awards for most outstanding poster relevant to drug discovery.


Neurodegenerative diseases (Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson's Disease), supramolecular chemistry, Peptide Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry, Drug design



Organic chemistry (Life Science students)

Organic chemistry laboratory

Seminars in Bio-Organic Chemistry

Seminars in Organic Chemistry

Biochemistry (I and II)



  1. Koch, Y., Fridkin, M., Rahimipour, S. GnRH conjugates comprising a photosensitizer for photodynamic therapy.  PCT Int. Appl. 2004, 59 pp, WO 2004098629, A1 20041118, CAN 141:427990, AN 2004:995998
  2. Koch, Y., Fridkin, M., Rahimipour, S. Synthesis of long-acting gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs and therapeutic use thereof.  PCT Int. Appl. 2004, 63 pp, WO 2004030687, A1 20040415, CAN 140:31565, AN 2004:310981
  3. Richman, M. and Rahimipour, S. The Capture and Macrophage-Aided Clearance of Amyloid Beta by Surface-Modified Proteinaceous Microspheres through a Non-amyloid Beta-Mediated Mechanism. Provisional Patent Application 2010
  4. Shapiro, R. and Rahimipour, S. Cyclic peptides as neuroprotecting agents. Provisional Patent Application 2011

תאריך עדכון אחרון : 08/06/2021