I am a Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Neuroscience at Weizmann Institute of Science. I received my M.D. and Ph.D. from Hadassah Medical School and completed postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School.
Hornstein lab research centers around defining the mechanisms neurodegeneration, focusing on ALS, a syndrome of the human motor neuron system. We are using iPSC-derived disease-relevant brain cells, human tissues, big data, computation and multi-omics. We seek to understand the basis of neurodegeneration, develop prognostication biomarkers and therapeutics.
2022 Head, Weizmann Quantitative Health Initiative.
2022 Head, Andi &Larry Wolfe Center for Neuromodulation, Weizmann Institute
2022 Head, Steering committee, Neuroscience Flagship Initiative, Weizmann
2022 Full Professor of Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics
2021 Founding Chair, Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Weizmann
2020 Recipient of Radala Foundation Award for ALS Research
2020 Steering committee, Neuroscience Flagship Initiative, Weizmann Institute
2018-20 Head, Study section on Molecular Medicine, Israel Science Foundation