About Us

About Us


The Israeli Center for Cardiovascular Research (ICCR) is located in the Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.  

The Center was founded in 1980 by Prof Henry Neufeld as a non-profit organization geared to advance cardiovascular research in Israel under the supervision of the Israel Ministry of Health.

Its Management Board includes representatives from different Health funds, the Ministry of Health, physicians and the Israel Heart Society.

The staff includes a Medical Director, Epidemiologists, Research coordinators, statisticians, systems managers and analysts, data programmers and an experienced administrative back up staff.

The ICCR: 
•    Is engaged in project planning, administration and supervision of international and local multicenter clinical trials. Data evaluation and analysis are performed by our statistical unit to review results of the manuscripts prepared, submitted and successfully published by the Center in prestigious scientific journals. 
•    Has effectively advanced its cardiovascular research program through fruitful collaboration of different departments and medical centers locally and abroad and exemplifies an effective model for research in a variety of medical fields.
•    Has recently broadened its platform to include research management, surveys and registries on a wide range of topics in life sciences and medicine over and above cardiovascular medicine such as: autism, oncology, psoriasis etc.
•    Conducts courses on biostatistics and runs seminars on research planning vital to our clientele.