Dr. Keren Keinan-Adamsky

Head of the solid state NMR unit
Dr. Keren Keinan-Adamsky



Dr. Keren Keinan-Adamsky is the head of the NMR Unit.


2009-2016    Bar Ilan University, Head of the solid state NMR Unit.


2007-2008    Tel Aviv University, Post-doc.


2000-2006    Tel Aviv University, Ph.D in Chemistry (direct path). Thesis subject:

Studies of Articular Cartilage using Multiple Quantum Filtered NMR and MRI.

Supervisor: Prof. Gil Navon


1996-1999    Tel  Aviv  University, B.Sc in Chemistry, magna cumm laude.

Honors: Dean Awards (1998/1999)



List of publications


1. A new method for suppressing the 23Na central transition in ordered biological tissues. U. Eliav, K. Keinan-Adamsky and G. Navon.. J. Magn. Reson., 136, 276-281, 2003.

2. The effect of detachment of the articular cartilage from its calcified zone on the cartilage microstructure, assessed by 2H-spectroscopic double quantum filtered MRI K. Keinan-Adamsky, H. Shinar and G. Navon. . J. Ortho. Res., 23, 109-117, 2005.

3. The effect of decalcification on the microstructure of articular cartilage assessed by 2H double quantum filtered MRI. K. Keinan-Adamsky, H. Shinar and G. Navon.. MAGMA., 18, 231-237, 2005.

4. A Multinuclear NMR Study of the Maturation of Pig Articular Cartilage K. Keinan-Adamsky, H. Shinar and G. Navon.. MRM., 55, 532-540, 2006.

5. Neotendon formation induced by manipulation of the Smad8 signalling pathway in mesenchymal stem cells. A. Hoffmann, G. Pelled, G. Turgeman, P. Eberle, Y. Zilberman, H. Shinar, K. Keinan-Adamsky, A. Winkel, S. Shahab, G. Navon, G. Gross, and D. Gazit.. JCI., 116, 940-952. 2006.

6. Monitoring of the effect of intervertebral disc nucleus pulposus ablation by MRI. G. Saar , Yoram Zilberman , H.  Shinar , K. Keinan-Adamsky, G. Pelled, D. Gazit, and G. Navon. NMR Biomed, 23: 554–562, 2009.

7. 23Na and 2H magnetic resonance studies of osteoarthritic and osteoporotic. K. Keinan-Adamsky, H. Shinar, S. Shabat, Y. S. Brin, M. Nyska, G. Navon. articular cartilage. MRM., 64, 653–661, 2010.

8. 1,1-Diamino-2,2-dinitroethylenes are always zwitterions. P. Gilinsky-Sharon, H. E. Gottlieb, D. E. Rajsfus, K. Keinan-Adamsky, V. Marks, P. Apeda and A. A. Frimer. Magn. Reson. Chem. 50, 672–679, 2012.

9. Conformation and Dynamics of Organic Tethers Bound to MCM41-Type Surfaces from Solid State NMR Measurements. L. Ghindes-Azaria, E. Levy, K.  Keinan-Adamsky, and G. Goobes. J. Phys. Chem. C., 116, 7442−7449, 2012.

10. Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Density Function Theory Calculations for the Identification of the Equilibrium Species in THF Solutions of Organometallic Complexes Suitable As Electrolyte Solutions for Rechargeable Mg Batteries. N. Pour, Y. Gofer, D. T. Major, K. Keinan-Adamsky, H. E. Gottlieb, and D. Aurbach. Organometallics, 32, 3165−3173, 2013.

11. Preparation of Ge@Organosilicon Core–Shell Structures and Characterization by Solid State NMR and Other Techniques. M. Eshed, K. Keinan-Adamsky, G. Goobes, and A. Gedanken. J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 11086−11094, 2013.

12. Elucidating the role of stable carbon radicals in the low temperature oxidation of coals by coupled EPR–NMR spectroscopy – a method to characterize surfaces of porous carbon materials. U. Green, K. Keinan-Adamsky, S.  Attia, Z. Aizenshtat, G. Goobes, S. Ruthstein, and H. Cohen., Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,  16, 9364—9370, 2014.

13. Dynamic Behavior of Supramolecular Comb Polymers Consisting of Poly(2-Vinyl Pyridine) and Palladium-Pincer Surfactants in the Solid State. Inbal. Davidi, D. Hermida-Merino, K. Keinan-Adamsky, G. Portale, G. Goobes, and R. Shenhar. Chem. Eur. J. 20, 6951 – 6959, 2014

14. NMR studies of DNA microcapsules prepared using sonochemical methods. I. Reytblat, K. Keinan-Adamsky, J.H. Chill, H. E. Gottlieb, A. Gedanken and G.Goobes. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 2235—2240, 2015.

15. Changes to the Disordered Phase and Apatite Crystallite Morphology during Mineralization by an Acidic Mineral Binding Peptide from Osteonectin. T. Iline-Vul, I. Matlahov, J. Grinblat, K. Keinan-Adamsky, and G. Goobes. Biomacromolecules 16, 2656−2663, 2015.

16. Interfacial Mineral–Peptide Properties of a Mineral Binding Peptide from Osteonectin and Bone-like Apatite. I. Matlahov, T. Iline-Vul, M. Abayev, E. M. Y. Lee, M. Nadav-Tsubery, K. Keinan-Adamsky, J. J. Gray, and G. Goobes. Chem. Mater. 27, 5562−5569, 2015.

17. The Uptake and Assembly of Alkanes within a Porous Nanocapsule in Water: New Information about Hydrophobic Confinement. S. Kopilevich, H. Gottlieb, K. Keinan-Adamsky, A. Müller, I. A. Weinstock. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 4476 –4481, 2016.

18. Unique Behavior of Dimethoxyethane (DME)/Mg(N(SO2CF3)2)2 Solutions. M. Salama, I. Shterenberg, H. Gizbar, N. N. Eliaz, M. Kosa, K. Keinan-Adamsky, M. Afri, L.  J. W. Shimon, H. E. Gottlieb, D. T. Major, Y. Gofer,and D. Aurbach. J. Phys. Chem., 120, 19586−19594, 2016.

19. One-step oxidehydration of glycerol to acrylic acid using ETS-10-like vanadosilicates. A. Silva Paula, L. Gustavo Possato , D. Rubinho Ratero , J. Contro , K. Keinan-Adamsky, R. Reis Soares , G. Goobes , L. Martins , J. G. Nery. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials., 232, 151-160, 2016.

20. Ubiquitin immobilized on mesoporous MCM41 silica surfaces – Analysis by solid-state NMR with biophysical and surface characterization. N. Adiram-FilibaA. SchremerE. OhaionM. Nadav-TsuberyT. Lublin-TennenbaumK. Keinan-Adamsky, and G. Goobes. Biointerphases 12, 02D414, 2017.

21. Structural Analysis of Magnesium Chloride Complexes in Dimethoxyethane Solutions in the Context of Mg Batteries Research. M. Salama, I. Shterenberg, L. J.W. Shimon, K. Keinan-Adamsky, M. Afri, Y. Gofer, and D. Aurbach. J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 24909−24918, 2017.