Prof. Tal Dvir Receives the Prestigious Taobuk Da Vinci Award

Congratulations to Prof. Tal Dvir for winning the Taobuk Da Vinci Award

11 July 2023

The Taobuk Da Vinci Award for 2023 was awarded to Prof. Tal Dvir from Tel Aviv University for his achievements and contribution to the field of regenerative medicine. Prof. Dvir serves as the head of the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, a faculty member at the Sagol Center for Regenerative Biotechnology, the Shemunis School of Biomedical Research and Cancer Research in the George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.


Prof. Tal Dvir is a respected researcher in the field of regenerative medicine, who has published many articles in prestigious journals. Among his notable achievements, research into 3D printing of a human heart as well as tissue engineering a human spinal cord. 


Prof. Tal Dvir: "The field of regenerative medicine and biotechnology has gained momentum in recent years and I see great importance in promoting research in these fields. I am happy and excited to receive the award and the appreciation for my research."


The Taobuk award is given yearly since its inception in 2014, with the support of the local authority of Sicily, Italy, to outstanding figures in the fields of literature, art and science, for moral values, creative abilities and expertise. As part of the prize, a book festival is held every year where the prize is awarded. This year's award was given to four researchers: Prof. Shinya Yamanaka (Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine, 2012, Kyoto University), Prof. Greg Leonard Semanza (Nobel Prize for Medicine, 2019, Johns Hopkins University), Prof. Camillo Ricordi (Miami University) and Prof. Tal Dvir (Tel Aviv University).

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