Aviv Mezer

Associate Professor

Human Brain Biophysics lab

The Belgian Friends Laboratory for the study of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Our research group’s ultimate goal is to develop an understanding of how individual specific biological structures influence human cognition, under both normal and pathological conditions.
The lab is part of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Research in the lab is focused on in-vivo mapping of human brain structures. We are investigating the relationship between anatomy, function and behavior in the normal population and in neurological disorders. The research projects in the lab are focused on in-vivo quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (qMRI).

We are developing tools to biophysically explain MRI signals at different levels and resolutions: from molecular local sources through cellular organization to mapping of brain networks across the entire brain. Using these tools, we are studying brain development, aging and neurological disorders. Together we are investigating the relationship between anatomy, function and behavior.

Recent publications

Lab Members

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Open Positions

Our Lab is now recruiting students and postdocs interested in human brain imaging. Background in MR, biophysics, computer-science, engineering or other related fields can be advantageous.

We are also looking for post-docs or researchers (full/part time) with background in MR-physics.

Please send CV, a short research interests statement, and names of potential references to: aviv.mezer@elsc.huji.ac.il


Name Email
Ady Zelman Ady Zelman ady.zelman@mail.huji.ac.il
Amitay Nachmani amitai nachmani
Jonathan Bain Jonathan Bain jonathan.bain@mail.huji.ac.il
Maayan Yesharim Student Avatar
Noga Salamon noga salamon

Contact information

E-mail: aviv.mezer@elsc.huji.ac.il
Phone: +972-2-6584617

Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences
The Suzanne and and Charles Goodman Brain Sciences Building, Room 2202, 2nd floor, south wing
Edmond J. Safra Campus, The Hebrew University
Jerusalem,  9190401