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Scientists in the Field of Non-Ionizing Radiation

 

Below is a list of Israeli researchers involved in the non-ionizing radiation field:

 

 
   

Prof. SIEGAL SADETZKI, M.D, M.P.H

Prof. Sadetzki is a specialist in public health and epidemiology and is considered as a National and International expert on health effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. She received a degree in Medicine from the Technion (Haifa) and a Master of Public Health from the Hebrew University (Jerusalem). She has served, since 2001, as the Director of the Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit at the Gertner Institute; serves as Principal Investigator of the Baruch Modan National Institute for 'Tinea Capitis' (scalp ringworm) research; serves as Director of the Tnuda center, the Israeli National Information Center for Non-Ionizing Radiation; and  as an advisor  to the Ministries of Health, Environmental Protection and Education in policy making regarding health in general and non-ionizing radiation in particular. She represents the Israeli Ministry of Health in the International Advisory Committee of the WHO International EMF Project.

 

Main research areas

  • Possible association between exposure to mobile phones and other radiation-emitting devices, and the development of brain tumors in adults (the INTERPHONE study), children and adolescents (the Mobikids and GERoNiMo studies).
  • Possible long-term effects of fetal exposure to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) on neurobehavioral outcomes and development of hearing impairment.

 

Publications in this field

  • Sadetzki S, Modan B. Cellular phones prosperity or carcinogenesis. Harefuah 2000; 139: 360-362.
  • Leventhal A, Karsenty E, Sadetzki S. Cellualr phones and public health. Harefuah 2004; 143: 614-618.
  • Vrijheid M, Cardis E, Armstrong BK, Auvinen A, Berg G, Blaasaas KG, Brown J, Carroll M, Chetrit A, Christensedn HC, Deltour I, Feychting M, Giles GG, Hepworth SJ, Hours M, Iavarone I, Johansson C, Klaeboe L, Kurttio P, Lagorio S, Lonn S, McKinney PA, Montestrucq L, Parslow RC, Richardson L, Sadetzki S, Salmiinen T, Schuz J, Tynes T, Woodward A. Validation of short-term recall of mobile phone use for the interphone study. Occup Environ Med 2006; 63: 237-243.
  • Cardis E, Richardson L, Deltour I, Armstrong B, Feychting M, Johanssen C, Kilkenny M, McKinney P, Modan B, Sadetzki S, Schüz J, Swerdlow A, Vrijheid M, Auvinen A, Berg G, Blettner M, Bowman J, Brown J, Chetrit A, Collatz CH, Cook A, Hepworth S, Giles G, Hours M, Iavarone I, Jarus-Hakak A, Klaeboe L, Krewski D, Lagorio S, Lönn S, Mann S, McBride M, Muir K, Nadon L, Parent M-E, Pearce N, Salminen T, Schoemaker M, Schlehofer B, Siemiatycki J, Taki M, Takebayashi T, Tynes T, van Tongeren M, Vecchia P, Wiart J, Woodward A, Yamaguchi N. The INTERPHONE Study: Design, Epidemiological Methods, and Description of the Study Population. Eur J Epidemiol. 2007; 22: 647-664.
  • Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Jarus-Hakak A, Cardis E, Deutch Y, Duvdevani S, Zultan A, Novikov I, Freedman L, Wolf M. Cellular phone use and risk of benign and malignant parotid gland tumors - a nationwide case-control study. Am J Epidemiol 2008; 167: 457-467.
  • Vrijheid M, Richardson L, Armstrong BK, Auvinen A, Berg G, Carroll M, Chetrit A, Deltour I, Feychting M, Giles GG, Hours M, Iavarone I, Lagorio S, Lönn S, McBride M, Parent M-E, Sadetzki S, Salminen T, Sanchez M, Schlehofer B, Schüz J, Siemiatycki J, Tynes T, Woodward A, Yamaguchi N, Cardis E. Quantifying the impact of selection bias caused by non-participation in a case-control study of mobile phone use. Ann Epidemiol 2009; 19: 33-42.
  • Vrijheid M, Mann S, Vecchia P, Wiart J, Taki M, Ardoino L, Armstrong BK, Auvinen A, Bédard D, Berg-Beckhoff G, Brown J, Chetrit A, Collatz-Christensen H, Combalot E, Cook A, Deltour I, Feychting M, Giles GG, Hepworth SJ, Hours M, Iavarone I, Johansen C, Krewski D, Kurttio P, Lagorio S, Lönn S, McBride M, Montestrucq L, Parslow RC, Sadetzki S, Schüz J, Tynes T, Woodward A, Cardis E. Determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study – implications for exposure assessment. Occup Environ Med 2009; 66: 664-671.
  • Cardis E, Deltour I, Vrijheid M, Combalot E, Moissonnier M, Tardy H, Armstrong B, Giles G, Brown J, Siemiatycki J, Parent ME, Nadon L; Krewski D, McBride ML, Johansen C, Collatz Christensen H, Auvinen A, Kurttio P, Lahkola A, Salminen T, Hours M, Bernard M, Montestruq L, Schu¨z J, Berg-Beckhoff G, Schlehofer B, Blettner M, Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Jarus-Hakak A, Lagorio S, Iavarone I, Takebayashi T, Yamaguchi N, Woodward A, Cook A, Pearce N, Tynes T, Blaasaas KG, Klaeboe L, Feychting M, Lo¨nn S, Ahlbom A, McKinney PA, Hepworth SJ, Muir KR, Swerdlow AJ, Schoemaker MJ. Brain tumour risk in relation to mobile telephone use: results of the INTERPHONE international case–control study. Int J Epidemiol. 2010; 39: 675-694.
  • Cardis E and Sadetzki S. Indications of possible brain tumour risk in mobile phone studies – should we be concerned? Occup Environ Med 2011; 68: 169-71.
  • Sagi OI, Sadetzki S. Determining health policy for sensible mobile phone use – current world status. Harefuah 2011; 150: 216-221.
  • Cardis E, Armstrong BK, Bowman JD, Giles GG, Hours M, Krewski D, McBride M, Parent M-E, Sadetzki S, Woodward A, Brown J, Chetrit A, Figuerola J, Hoffman C, Jarus Hakak A, Montestruq L, Nadon L, Richardson L, Villegas R, Verijheid M. Risk of brain tumours in relation to estimated RF dose from mobile phones: results from five Interphone countries. Occup Environ Med 2011; 68: 631-640.
  • Cardis E, Armstrong BK, Bowman JD, Giles GG, Hours M, Krewski D, McBride M, Parent M-E, Sadetzki S, Woodward A, Brown J, Chetrit A, Figuerola J, Hoffman C, Jarus Hakak A, Montestruq L, Nadon L, Richardson L, Villegas R, Verijheid M. Risk of brain tumours in relation to estimated RF dose from mobile phones: results from five Interphone countries. Occup Environ Med 2011; 68: 631-640.
  • Sadetzki S, Langer CE, Bruchim R, Kundi M, Merletti F, Vermeulen R, Kromhout H, Lee AK, Maslanyj M, Sim MR, Taki M, Wiart J, Armstrong B, Milne E, Benke G, Schattner R, Hutter HP, Woehrer A, Krewski D, Mohipp C, Momoli F, Ritvo P, Spinelli J, Lacour B, Delmas D, Remen T, Radon K, Weinmann T, Klostermann S, Heinrich S, Petridou E, Bouka E, Panagopoulou P, Dikshit R, Nagrani R, Even-Nir H, Chetrit A, Maule M, Migliore E, Filippini G, Miligi L, Mattioli S, Yamaguchi N, Kojimahara N, Ha M, Choi KH, Mannetje A, Eng A, Woodward A, Carretero G, Alguacil J, Aragones N, Suare-Varela MM, Goedhart G, Schouten-van Meeteren AA, Reedijk AA, Cardis E. The MOBI-Kids Study Protocol: challenges in assessing childhood and adolescent exposure to electromagnetic fields from wireless telecommunication technologies and possible association with brain tumor risk. Front Public Health 2014 Sep 23; 2: 124.
  • Vila J, Bowman JD, Richardson L, Kincl L, Conover DL, McLean D, Mann S, Vecchia P, van Tongeren M, Cardis E, on behalf of the INTEROCC Study Group. A source-based measurement database for occupational exposure assessment of electromagnetic fields in the INTEROCC study: A literature review approach. Ann Occup Hyg 2016; 60: 184-204.

 

 

 

 
 
   

Dr. SHAIELA KANDEL, Ph.D

Dr. Kandel holds a B.Sc. in Biology from the Tel Aviv University, a M.Sc. in Environmental Science from Rochester University, New York, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  Her expertise is radiation safety and regulation of non-ionizing radiation. She is a member of a number of teams formulating recommendations in Israel and abroad on environmental health risk management and regulation, and non-ionizing radiation safety. Dr. Kandel serves as consultant to the International EMF project of the World Health Organization regarding world-wide policy for RF and ELF. Dr. Kandel was in charge of health and environment in the field of radiation safety at the Soreq Nuclear Research Center, and served as the regulator on this issue for the Ministry of Environmental Protection.  Dr. Kandel is a member of a number of professional Israeli and international organizations.

 

Main research areas

  • Regulation in environmental health, under scientific uncertainty.
  • Radiation safety.
  • The policy-making processes of non-ionizing radiation in the world, comparable studies.
  • Cost-benefit assessments of policy making.
  • Use of the precautionary principle in policy making of non-ionizing radiation.
  • Evaluating possible associations between children's exposure to power frequency electromagnetic fields and morbidity.
  • Public and environmental exposure assessments to non-ionizing radiation for radiofrequency and power frequency electromagnetic fields.
  • Risk perception and communication of environmental health risks specifically in the field of non-ionizing radiation.

 

Publications in this field

  • Case Study: Mobile Phones, Power Lines and Emerging Technologies, Kheifets L. Swanson J. and Kandel S. International Risk Governance Council (IRCG), Risk Governance Deficits, 2008.
  • Risk Governance for Mobile Phones, Power Lines and Emerging Technologies, Kheifets L. Swanson J. and Kandel S., Risk Analysis, Vol. 30, No. 10, 2010. Received the best paper award for 2010.
  • Exposure to Magnetic Fields from Internal Transformer Stations (ITSs) In Israel - Station Characterization and Parameter, Hareuveny R. and Kandel S. Soreq NRC Report 4204 January 2011. (English version).
  • Exposure to 50Hz magnetic fields in apartment buildings with indoor transformer stations in Israel, Hareuveny R., Kandel S., Yitzhak N., M, Kheifets L. and Mezei G., Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology (2010), pp. 1–7.
  • Time dependence of 50 HZ magnetic fields in apartment buildings with indoor transformer stations. Yitzhak N.M, Hareuveny R., Kandel S. and Ruppin R. Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2011), pp. 1–5
  • Rapporteur’s Report On Session 5: Risk Management & Prevention, Kandel S. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 107 (2011), pp. 477-482.
  • Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields (IEI-EMF) or ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’. Duerrenberger G., Hillert L., Kandel S., Oftedal G.,
  • Rubin G. J., van Rongen E., Vogel E. Factsheet COST Action BM-0704 “Emerging EMF Technologies: Health Risk Management”, May 2013
  • Magnetic Field Measurements Near Stand Alone Transformer Stations. Kandel S, Hareuveny R, Yitzhak N.M. and Ruppin R., Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2013), pp. 1–4
  • Supporting Non-Experts in judging the credibility of risk assessments (CORA) Wiedemann P.M., Boerner F., Dürrenberger G., Estenberg J., Kandel S., van Rongen E., Vogel E. Science of the Total Environment 463–464 (2013) 624–630 Shaiela Kandel, April 2016 4
  • Health-economics analyses applied to ELF electric and magnetic fields. Kandel S., Swanson J., Kheifets L. Risk Analysis. Early view published online, Jan 2016.

Publications in Hebrew

  • Radiation from Mobile Phones - A Comprehensive Fact Sheet and FAQs, Hareuveny R., Kandel S., Eliyahu I., and Margaliot M. November 2001 (in Hebrew)
  • A Proposal for "Exemption" and "Sample Licensing" Procedures for the Licensing Process of Broadcasting Facilities by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Hareuveny R., Kandel S. Soreq NRC Report-3122, May 2001 (in Hebrew)
  • An Expert Report as to the Compliance of the "Twinky" Mobile Phone with the Israeli Radiation Safety Requirements. Hareuveny R., Kandel S. Soreq NRC Technical Report 2003-06, March 2003 (in Hebrew)
  • The RF Spectrum in Israel - General Structure and Major Transmitting Sources. Kandel S., and Hareuveny R. Soreq NRC Report-3394, November 2003 (in Hebrew)
  • Exposure to Magnetic Fields from Internal Transformer Stations (ITSs) In Israel - Station Characterization and Parameter Analysis. Hareuveny R., Kandel S. Soreq NRC Report 4204 January 2011. (Hebrew version March 2009

 

 

 

 

 
   

Dr. RONEN HAREUVENY, Ph.D (Medical Physics)

Dr. Hareuveny is responsible for experimental and theoretical research in the field of radiation safety, at the Soreq Nuclear Research Center.

 

Chief Fields of Research

Radiation dosimetry and exposure assessment, consultancy and training, practical aspects of occupational and environmental exposure, standards and policy, development of methods of measurement; calibration of radiation monitors, computer simulation, study of biological effects of electromagnetic fields, epidemiology, medical and other applications of electromagnetic radiation, and more.

Dr. Hareuveny has participated in scores of projects and collaborated in more than one hundred reports in this field.

 

Publications in this field

Articles (Peer reviewed)

  • Eliyahu I, Luria R, Hareuveny R, Margaliot M, Meiran N, Shani G. Effects of Radiofrequency Radiation Emitted By Cellular Telephones on the Cognitive Functions of Humans. Bioelectromagnetics 2006; 27:119-126
  • Luria R, Eliyahu I, Hareuveny R, Margaliot M, Meiran N. Cognitive Effects of Radiation Emitted by Cellular Phones – The Influence of Exposure Side and Time. Bioelectromagnetics 2009; 30:198-204
  • Yitzhak NM, Ruppin R, Hareuveny R. Generalized model of the microwave auditory effect. Physics in Medicine and Biology 2009; 54:4037-4039
  • Hareuveny R, Kandel S, Yitzhak NM, Kheifets L, Mezei G. Exposure to 50 Hz Magnetic Fields in Apartment Buildings With Indoor Transformer Stations in Israel, Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2011; 21:365-371
  • Hareuveny R, Eliyahu I, Luria R, Meiran N, Margaliot M. Cognitive Effects of Cellular Phones: A Possible Role of Non-Radiofrequency Radiation Factors (Brief Communication). Bioelectromagnetics. 2011; 32:585-588
  • Yitzhak NM, Hareuveny R, Kandel S, Ruppin R. Time Dependence of 50 Hz Magnetic Fields in  Apartment Buildings With Indoor Transformer Stations. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2012; 149:191-195
  • Ayal A, Hareuveny R, Perez O. Science, Politics and Transnational Regulation: Regulatory Scientific Institutions and the Dilemmas of Hybrid Authority. Transnational Environmental Law (Cambridge journals). 2013; 2:45-68
  • Kandel S, Hareuveny R, Yitzhak NM, Ruppin R. Magnetic Field Measurements Near Stand Alone Transformer Stations. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2013; 157:619-622.
  • N. M. Yitzhak, R. Ruppin and R. Hareuveny, Numerical simulation of the microwave auditory effect, Bioelectromagnetics, 35(7) :491-496, 2014
  • R. Hareuveny, R. Kavet, A. Shachar, M. Margaliot and L. Kheifets, Occupational Exposures to Radiofrequency Fields: Results of an Israeli National Survey, Journal of Radiological Protection, 35 (2):429-445, 2015 
  • R. Hareuveny, M. Sudan, M. N. Halgamuge, Y. Yaffe, Y. Tzabari, D. Namir and L. Kheifets, Characterization of Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Fields from Diesel, Gasoline and Hybrid Cars Under Controlled Conditions, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health (Special Issue Electromagnetic Fields and Health), 12(2):1651-1666,  2015
    http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/12/2/1651
  • Adi Ayal and Ronen Hareuveny, Legal Attacks on Cellular Radiation: How Procedure is Preferred to Substance Yet Fails, HaMishpat Law Review, Vol 21 (Special Issue – Environmental Law), pp. 47-66, December 2015. (Hebrew)
    http://hamishpat.colman.ac.il/files/02_2016/02-21-HareuvenyEyal.pdf

Theses and Term Papers

  • Ilan Eliyahu. Effects  of  Electromagnetic Field Emitted By Cellular Telephone On Cognitive Function In Humans.  M.Sc Thesis Ben Gurion University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, May 2002
  • Amir Shachar. Development of a Spectral System for Measurement of Environmental Radio Frequency Radiation (RFR) and its Application to a Pilot Study as a Basis for Epidemiological Study of the Biological Effects of Chronic Exposure. M.Sc Thesis, Ben Gurion University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, November 2004.
  • Nir M. Yitzhak. Hearing of Electromagnetic Radiation at Microwave Frequencies – Development of a Generalized Model and Its Application. M.Sc Thesis, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Racah Institute of Physics, May 2008.
  • Roni Haimovich-Yosef. Effect of overexposure to RF radiation and recommendations for medical treatment. Paper prepared towards the degree of Master in Engineering, Ben Gurion University, October 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Dr. AMNON DUVDEVANI, Ph.D

  • B.Sc in Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Tel Aviv University (1985)
  • M.Sc in Engineering Sciences, Tel Aviv University (1995)
  • Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University (2004)

 

Dr. Duvdevani is an independent scientific consultant on the risks of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation in humans, serves as a professional consultant to government ministries, public bodies and institutions, provides expert opinion and conducts academic teaching activities And is a member of various national and international professional committees.  , Dr. Duvdevani served as the responsible officer in the field of electromagnetic radiation in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)/Medical Corps for 20 years (until 2012), where he was responsible for the protection of all IDF soldiers against the health risks of radiation.  This post was designated an information center by the Administration for Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure.  He continues to serve as an expert consultant to the IDF's Chief Medical Officer, with the rank of Lt.Col (Res).

 

Chief areas of research

  • Expertise in sources of radiation, modes of propagation of  radiation, interaction of radiation with the human body and its effects at different levels (full body, organ, tissue, cell);
  • Expertise in characterization of and research on radiating equipment (a wide range of military and civil equipment, including complex multi-purpose systems) and its effect on living and occupational environments;
  • Expertise in methods and tools for the measurement, calculation and assessment of exposure levels, and in engineering, administrative, procedural and safety methods to reduce exposure and minimize hazards from radiating equipment in living and occupational environments;
  • Expertise in international standards of radiation protection, in the broad scientific and technical knowledge on which they rely, and in their practical application;
  • Expertise in policies and regulation of radiation exposure, and their practical application at the national level;
  • Member of various committees on standards for radiation risks, (such as the international standard: IEEE C95.1), and regulatory committees on radiation risks in Israel, such as the National Public Committee for Protection against Magnetic Fields in the electricity grid range, ministerial committees, etc.

 

Publications in this Field (partial list)

  • IEEE Standard for Military Workplaces – Force Health Protection Regarding Personal Exposure to Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields, 0 Hz to 300 GHz, 2014.
  • IEEE C95.1 – IEEE Standard for Safety Levels with Respect to Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, 3 kHz to 300 GHz, 1999.
  • Duvdevany A, Moshe. Non-ionizing Electromagnetic Radiation at Radio frequencies and Relationship to Cancer Disease. Journal of Israeli Military Medicine. 2007; 3:146-151
  • Numerous classified publications held by the IDF/Medical Corp; studies on exposure, standards, rules and regulations.

 

 

 

   

Dr. ILAN ELIYAHU, Ph.D (Nuclear Engineering)

The Soreq Nuclear Research Center

 

Chief Fields of Research

The biological effects of electromagnetic fields, especially exposure to mobile phones; radiation measurements and assessment of exposure; consultation and training; development of dosimetric methods; epidemiology, etc.

 

Publications in this Field

  • Eliyahu I, Luria RHareuveny R, Margaliot M, Meiran N, Shani G. Effects of Radiofrequency Radiation Emitted By Cellular Telephones on the Cognitive Functions of Humans. Bioelectromagnetics. 2006; 27:119-126
  • Luria R, Eliyahu I, Hareuveny R, Margaliot M, Meiran N. Cognitive Effects of Radiation Emitted by Cellular Phones – The Influence of Exposure Side and Time. Bioelectromagnetics. 2009; 30:198-204
  • Hareuveny R, Eliyahu I, Luria R, Meiran N, Margaliot M. Cognitive Effects of Cellular Phones: A Possible Role of Non-Radiofrequency Radiation Factors (Brief Communication). Bioelectromagnetics. 2011; 32:585-588

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Prof. OREN PEREZ, LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D

Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University

 

Chief Fields of Research

  • Regulation in the field of Health and Environment
  • Regulation in a state of scientific uncertainty in general, and in the field of non-ionizing radiation in particular.

 

Publications in this field

  • Ayal A, Hareuveny R, Perez O. Science, Politics and Transnational Regulation: Regulatory Scientific Institutions and the Dilemmas of Hybrid Authority. Transnational Environmental Law (Cambridge journals). 2013; 2:45-68
  • Perez O.  Precautionary Governance and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge: a Democratic Framework for Regulating Nano-Technology. UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. 2010
  • Perez Oren, Anomalies at the Precautionary Kingdom: Reflections on the GMO Panel's Decision World Trade Review, Cambridge Univ. Press Journal. 2007
  • Perez, Oren. The Hybrid Legal-Scientific Dynamic of Transnational Scientific Institutions. European Journal of International Law. 2014 Available at: SSRN:  http://ssrn.com/abstract=2437400 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2437400

 

            Link to all publications: http://ssrn.com/author=327866

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Prof. RONY SEGER, PH.D

Director, Biological Regulation Department, Weizmann Institute of Science

Consultant for Basic Research, TNUDA Center

 

Chief Fields of Research

  • Effect of non-ionizing radiation on molecular processes in the cell
  • Non-thermal systems through which non-ionizing radiation affects signaling pathways in the cell
  • Identification of proteins involved in the cell's response to non-ionizing radiation.

 

Publications in this field

  • Friedman J, Kraus S, Hauptman Y, Schiff Y, Seger R. Mechanism of a short-term ERK activation by electromagnetic fields at mobile phone frequency. Biochem J, 2007: 405:559-568

 

 

 

פרופ' רוני זגר

 

 

 

 

   

Prof. NADAV DAVIDOVITCH, M.D, M.P.H, Ph.D 

Chair, Center for Health Policy Research in the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University.

 

Chief fields of research

  • Relationship between risk perception and policy making in an area of scientific uncertainty
  • Decision-making processes in the field of non-ionizing radiation against a background of scientific uncertainty
  • The place of expertise in the decision-making process in Israel.

(These studies are sponsored by the Environmental Health Fund, and are conducted in collaboration with Prof Oren Perez, Dr Adi Eyal, and Dr Ronen Hareuveny)

 

Publications in this field

  • Negev M, Levine H, Davidovitch N, Bhatia R, Mindell J, Integration of Health and Environment through Health Impact Assessment: Cases from Three Continents. Environmental Research2012; 114:60-67
 

 

 

 

פרופ' נדב דוידוביץ

   

Dr. OHAD HILLY, M.D

Rabin Medical Center and Tel Aviv University

 

Chief Fields of Research

  • The fffect of radiofrequency (RF) radiation on thyroid cells. Exposure of thyroid cell cultures to non-ionizing radiation and assessment of the molecular changes occurring as a result. Initial results indicate that such exposure causes heightened proliferation of cells.
  • The effect of electromagnetic radiation on tumors  - Response of tumors to exposure to low-frequency non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation.

 

Publications in this Field

  • Effect of Non-Ionizing Electromagnetic Radiation at Mobile Phone Frequency on Human Thyroid Cells.  Presented at the 2nd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer, Toronto, Canada. July 10-14, 2013