ד"ר שחר לב-ארי

ביה"ס לבריאות הציבור סגל אקדמי קליני
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ד"ר שחר לב-ארי
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מידע כללי

ד"ר שחר לב-ארי הינו חבר סגל בחוג לקידום בריאות של הפקולטה לרפואה באוניברסיטת תל-אביב. הוא מנהל המרכז לרפואה משולבת-משלימה למטופלי סרטן במרכז הרפואי ת"א ע"ש סוראסקי. הוא חבר בוועדה המייעצת של האגודה למלחמה בסרטן לרפואה המשלימה.

 

ד"ר לב-ארי זכה בפרס המדען המצטיין בתחום הרפואה המשלימה בישראל לשנת 2010 מטעם החברה הישראלית לרפואה משלימה בהר”י. לד”ר לב-ארי הכרה בינלאומית בתחום והוא הוזמן להיות חבר הוועדה המדעית של החברה האמריקאית לאונקולוגיה אינטגרטיבית (Society of Integrative Oncology)

 

 

Biography

Education

1991- 1995  LL.B., Faculty of Law Hebrew University
2000-2003  M.Sc., Department of Pharmacology & Physiology Tel Aviv University
2004-2007  Ph.D., Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University

 

 

Achievements

  • 2010 1st Prize Researcher Award, The Israeli Society for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Israel Medical Association (IMA)
  • Scientific advisory board member of the American Society of Integrative Oncology
  • Controller, the Israeli Association for Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Ad hoc referee of various international journals (~10 evaluations per year)
  • Rich background in integrative medicine including training in Chinese medicine, shiatsu, tuina, meditation, and various mind-body techniques
  • Certified Facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie (http://www.thework.com

 

Recent Publications

Lev-Ari S.  How the Size of Our Social Network Influences Our Semantic Skills. Cogn Sci. 2015 Oct 30. doi: 10.1111/cogs.12317. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Lev-Ari S. Corrigendum: Comprehending non-native speakers: theory and evidence for adjustment in manner of processing. Front Psychol. 2015 May 6;6:574. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00574. eCollection 2015. PMID: 25999890

 

Mitnik I, Lev-Ari S.[The effects of "The Work" meditation technique on psychological scales among a non-clinical sample]. Harefuah. 2015 Jan;154(1):16-20, 70, 69. Hebrew. PMID: 25796669

 

Lev-Ari S. Comprehending non-native speakers: theory and evidence for adjustment in manner of processing. Front Psychol. 2015 Jan 21;5:1546. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01546. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: Front Psychol. 2015;6:574. PMID: 25653627

 

Smernoff E, Mitnik I, Kolodner K, Lev-Ari S. The effects of "The Work" meditation (Byron Katie) on psychological symptoms and quality of life--a pilot clinical study. Explore (NY). 2015 Jan-Feb;11(1):24-31. doi: 10.1016/j.explore.2014.10.003. Epub 2014 Oct 22. PMID: 25497228

 

Landau C, Lev-Ari S, Cohen-Mansfield J, Tillinger E, Geva R, Tarrasch R, Mitnik I, Friedman E. Randomized controlled trial of Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) technique for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Psychooncology. 2015 Jun;24(6):726-31. doi: 10.1002/pon.3703. Epub 2014 Oct 18. No abstract available. PMID: 25328041

 

Lev-Ari S, Starr A, Katzburg S, Berkovich L, Rimmon A, Ben-Yosef R, Vexler A, Ron I, Earon G. Curcumin induces apoptosis and inhibits growth of orthotopic human non-small cell lung cancer xenografts. J Nutr Biochem. 2014 Aug;25(8):843-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2014.03.014. Epub 2014 Apr 13. PMID:  24835302

 

Rimmon A, Vexler A, Berkovich L, Earon G, Ron I, Lev-Ari S. Escin Chemosensitizes Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells and Inhibits the Nuclear Factor-kappaB Signaling Pathway. Biochem Res Int. 2013;2013:251752. doi: 10.1155/2013/251752. Epub 2013 Oct 27. PMID: 24282639

 

Berkovich L, Earon G, Ron I, Rimmon A, Vexler A, Lev-Ari S. Moringa Oleifera aqueous leaf extract down-regulates nuclear factor-kappaB and increases cytotoxic effect of chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer cells. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Aug 19;13:212. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-212. PMID: 23957955

 

Lev-Ari S, Keysar B. Executive control influences linguistic representations. Mem Cognit. 2014 Feb;42(2):247-63. doi: 10.3758/s13421-013-0352-3. PMID: 23928859

 

Berkovich L, Ron I, Earon G, Abu-Ghanem S, Rimmon A, Lev-Ari S. [The role of medicinal herbs with anti-inflammatory properties in prevention and treatment of cancer]. Harefuah. 2012 Nov;151(11):629-32, 654. Review. Hebrew. PMID: 23367734

 

Barnea I, Haif S, Keshet R, Karaush V, Lev-Ari S, Khafif A, Shtabsky A, Yarden Y, Vexler A, Ben Yosef R. Targeting ErbB-1 and ErbB-4 in irradiated head and neck cancer: results of in vitro and in vivo studies. Head Neck. 2013 Mar;35(3):399-407. doi: 10.1002/hed.22967. Epub 2012 Feb 24. PMID: 22367849

 

Yaal-Hahoshen N, Maimon Y, Siegelmann-Danieli N, Lev-Ari S, Ron IG, Sperber F, Samuels N, Shoham J, Merimsky O. A prospective, controlled study of the botanical compound mixture LCS101 for chemotherapy-induced hematological complications in breast cancer. Oncologist. 2011;16(9):1197-202. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2011-0150. Epub 2011 Jun 28. PMID: 21712486

 

Ben-Arye E, Schiff E, Hassan E, Mutafoglu K, Lev-Ari S, Steiner M, Lavie O, Polliack A, Silbermann M, Lev E. Integrative oncology in the Middle East: from traditional herbal knowledge to contemporary cancer care. Ann Oncol. 2012 Jan;23(1):211-21. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdr054. Epub 2011 Mar 29. PMID: 21447617

 

Maimon Y, Karaush V, Yaal-Hahoshen N, Ben-Yosef R, Ron I, Vexler A, Lev-Ari S. Effect of Chinese herbal therapy on breast cancer adenocarcinoma cell lines. J Int Med Res. 2010;38(6):2033-9. PMID: 21227007

 

Noiman M, Garty A, Maimon Y, Miller U, Lev-Ari S. Acupuncture for treating temporomandibular disorder: retrospective study on safety and efficacy. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2010 Dec;3(4):260-6. doi: 10.1016/S2005-2901(10)60046-5. PMID: 21185541

 

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