BrainBlitz Round Tables

How can acquisition of behavioral data improve mental health?

  • Prof. Sophia Vinogradov, Head of the Psychiatry Department, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Dr. Danielle A, Schlosser, Lead Clinical Research Scientist, Verily Life Sciences, USA
  • Dr. Mor Nahum, Faculty Member, School of Occupational Therapy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Neuroscience & Technology for Conflict Prevention, sponsored by Olivestone Trust

  • Dr. Nava Levit-Binnun, Director, Sagol Neuroscience Center, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Israel
  • Ronen Hoffman, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Israel


Strategic partnerships for breakthroughs in understanding of orphan diseases

  • Dr. Lucie Bruijn, Chief Scientist, ALS Association, USA


Virtual reality as a tool for rehabilitation

  • Dr. Tamar Weiss, Director, Laboratory for Innovation in Rehabilitation Technology (LIRT) , University of Haifa, Israel



The Brain-Body Link – How can physical activity improve cognitive training and rehabilitation? 

  • Dr. Son Preminger, Founder and CEO, Intendu & Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Israel


Plasticity and how can BCIs promote it 

  • Dr. Jose del R. Millan – Defitech Professor, EPFL, Switzerland


Biofeedback with wearables – will it revolutionize our health? 

  • Dr. Yuval Oded – Founder, MentalGym™, Co-founder and chief psychologist , Ifeel Labs


Pain – perceived, physiological, and ways to objectively assess pain

  •  Galit Zuckerman, Founder and CEO, Medasense Biometrics, Israel


Cannabis and endocannabinoids- scientific, clinical and bioethical aspects

  • Dr Bareket Schiff Keren, MD – Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
  • Prof Esther Shohami, Laboratory for the Study of Brain Trauma, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Dr. Daniel Mishori, Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University


Depression- prediction, monitoring and treatment

  • Dr. Hilik Levkovitz – Beer Yaakov-Ness Ziona Mental Health Center


New technologies in neurosurgery

  • Dr. Jodan Amadio – NeuroLaunch and Emory University
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