Our research group investigates the underlying mechanisms that drive neurological disorders (from autoimmune and degenerative diseases to cancer) and translates that knowledge into meaningful medical advances.
In particular, we study how the interactions between the immune system, brain cells, and the unique metabolic landscape of the central nervous system control the progression of diseases such as Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and brain tumors.
2016 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Career transition award
2016 Israel Cancer research foundation, Gesher Award for Academic Excellence in the field of Cancer Research
2020 United states-Israel Binational Science Foundation, The Neufeld Award for the most outstanding and original BSF supported project in the health sciences
2022 The Colton foundation, The Dr. Philip Moskowitz prize for Excellence in Autoimmunity