DT         Dmitry Tsvelikhovsky

Prof. Tsvelikhovsky joined the Institute for Drug Research (IDR) at the School of Pharmacy of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2012 where he holds a research and teaching appointment.

He received his MSc and PhD degrees from the Hebrew University where he worked with Prof. Jochanan Blum. 

During the MSc, Prof. Tsvelikhovsky studied the mechanism of alkylation of double bonds by aluminum compounds in the presence of lanthanides catalysts. His PhD thesis work concerned new applications of sol-gel technology to organic synthesis.

In 2009, Prof. Tsvelikhovsky undertook postdoctoral training at the Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with the laboratory of Prof. Stephen L. Buchwald.


Gerald Heller Chair in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (2019)

Chair of Excellence Program in Drug Science (2018):

Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University

Professor in Medicinal Chemistry (2018): Hebrew University

Senior Lecturer (2012-2018): Hebrew University

Postdoctorate (2009 – 2011): MIT
Ph.D. (2008): Hebrew University

M.Sc. (2005): Hebrew University

B.Sc.  (2003): Hebrew University

Industry (2005 – 2008): in parallel with PhD studies

R&D, Rafa Laboratories, Jerusalem, Israel
Military Service (1996-1999):  Field Intelligence Corps

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