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  • Authors: Roey Schurr, Ady Zelman, Aviv A. Mezer Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116439 Published in NeuroImage
  • Authors: Dorit Cohen-Carmon, Matan Sorek, Vitaly Lerner, Mundackal S. Divya, Malka Nissim-Rafinia, Yosef Yarom & Eran Meshorer Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12035-019-01839-8 Published in Molecular Neurobiology  2019 Abstract:
  • Authors: Julijana Gjorgjieva, Markus Meister, Haim Sompolinsky Link: https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007476 Published in PLOS Computational Biology, November 2019 Abstract:
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  • Get to know the researchers who recently started working at the Edmond & Lily Safra Center Dr. Yoav Adam: Yoav’s academic career started at the Hebrew University.
  • Yoav Matov, from ELSC class 23, wrote a review in The Marker of the most inspiring neuroscience research projects of the year. From genetic editing to a potential cure for Alzheimer's, read his take on the latest groundbreaking work. (In Hebrew)  https://www.themarker.com/blogs/yoav-mathov/BLOG-1.
  • A research led by Prof. Alexander Binshtok uses cannabidiol to open a channel for drugs to target cancer cells only. This method can deliver chemotherapy drugs directly to malignant cells and bypasses healthy ones. This can mean a significant decrease in serious side effects of chemotherapy, making
  • The research, which provided the first anatomical reconstruction of the elusive Denisovans, was conducted by Prof. Liran Carmel (Life Sciences), in collaboration with Prof. Eran Meshorer (ELSC and Life Sciences). In a recent vote, 49% of the readers of Science online chose this incredible research
  • Prof. Hermona Soreq gave an interview (in Hebrew) on the Israeli TV show "Haolam Hayom" (The world today), in Kan 11. In the interview she addressed a new study that was done on scientists coming back from Antarctica, which showed parts of their brain appeared smaller in MRI scans.  Click on the
  • A research lead by Prof. Hermona Soreq was recently highlighted in an article published in ISRAEL21c, an American online magazine which focuses on technological and scientific advances in Israel. In this research Prof. Soreq suggests that treatment for mental illness should be different for men
  • Authors: Noga Mosheiff, Yoram Burak Link: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1913658116 Published in eLIFE on August 2019 Abstract:
  • Authors: Ben Jerry Gonzales, Diptendu Mukherjee, Reut Ashwal-Fluss, Yonatan Loewenstein, Ami Citri Link: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1913658116 Published in PNAS on October 2019 Abstract:
  • Authors: Noga Larry, Merav Yarkoni, Adi Lixenberg, Mati Joshua Link: https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.46870.001 Published in eLIFE on October 2019 Abstract:
  • The Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences warmly congratulates our steering committee member Prof. Catherine Dulac for receiving the prestigious Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience. The prize is given to leading researchers whose contributions throughout their career have made a
  • Prof. Liran Carmel (Life Sciences), in collaboration with Prof. Eran Meshorer (ELSC and Life Sciences), provide the first anatomical reconstruction of the elusive Denisovans.