Collaborations

2001-2005 Z. Abdeen, Al-Quds University, Palestinian Authority – "Leishmaniasis in Israel and the West Bank", "Visceral leishmaniasis in the West Bank and Israel – distribution and risk factors using GIS", and "A tool for Research and diagnosis of zoonotic diseases in Israel & the West Bank".

2001-2005 G. Schonian, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany – "Leishmaniasis in Israel and the West Bank".

2002-2005 M. L. Wilson. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. - " Visceral leishmaniasis in the West Bank and Israel – distribution and risk factors using GIS".

 

Selected Research Support

1998-2000 Israel Ministry of Health, Visceral leishmaniasis – an emerging zoonosis in the Jerusalem area.

2001-2004 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) German-Palestinian-Israeli trilateral project on leishmaniasis in Israel and the West Bank.

2002-2005 USAID (CDR program). Visceral leishmaniasis in the West Bank and Israel – distribution and risk factors using GIS.

2004-2005 Center for Emerging Diseases – Strategies for the treatment and prophylaxis of visceral leishmaniasis, an emerging disease in Central Israel.

2004-2007 USAID (MERC program). A tool for Research and diagnosis of zoonotic diseases in Israel & the West Bank.

2006-2007 INTAS (European Union). Control of visceral leishmaniasis in Uzbekistan.

 

Pictures

Collection of blood samples from dogs during a field survey for canine leishmanisis

Collection of blood samples from dogs during a field survey for canine leishmanisis

Exfoliative dermatitis in a dog with canine leishmanisis from the Jerusalem area

Exfoliative dermatitis in a dog with canine leishmanisis from the Jerusalem area


Non-invasive sampling of the conjunctiva for canine leishmaniasis
Non-invasive sampling of the conjunctiva for canine leishmaniasis