The Herczeg Institute’s scholarship award ceremony took place on July 3, 2017. Two scholarships were awarded by Prof. Dov Shmotkin, Head of Herczeg Institute, to excelling doctoral students at Tel Aviv University, who conducted research on aging-related topics. The first awardee was Gali Maor, from the Department of Cell Research and Immunology at the Faculty of Life Science, for her research entitled: The contribution of mutant GBA to the development of Parkinson's diseaseThe second awardee was Alexander Ripp, from the Department of Art History at the Faculty of the Arts, for his research entitled: The saint is growing old: signs of ageing in the St. Francis Legend in the upper basilica of Assisi.

The scholarships were awarded in commemoration of the late Prof. Shimon Bergman and the late Shmuel Friedberg.

Gali Maor Alex Rip

Prof. Dov Shmotkin awarding a doctoral

scholarship to Ms. Gali Maor on behalf of

the Herczeg Institute on Aging

Prof. Dov Shmotkin awarding a doctoral

scholarship to Mr. Alexander Ripp on behalf of

the Herczeg Institute on Aging