Conference Steering Committee
Dr. Rafi Gidron
Founder and Chairman, Israel Brain Technologies
Executive Director, Israel Brain Technologies
General Partner, Pitango Venture Capital
Dr. Morry Blumenfeld
Founder, Meditech Advisors
Dr. Roger Quy
General Partner, Technology Partners
Founder & Executive Director, Neurotechnology Industry Organization
Dr. Ora Dar
Head of Life Sciences, Office of Chief Scientist, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Labor
Dr. Eitan Yudilevich
Executive Director, BIRD Foundation
Dr. Jonathan Kolodny
Director at McKinsey & Company,
Prof. Yadin Dudai
Scientific Director of Israeli Center of Research Excellence (I-CORE) in the Cognitive Sciences
Mr. Mooly Eden
Senior Vice President Intel Corporation; President Intel Israel
Conference Organizing Committee
Dr. Nir Grossman
Conference Scientific Committee& B.R.A.I.N. Prize Screening Committee
Prof. Alon Friedman
Director, Zlotowski Center for Neurosciences, Ben Gurion University.
Prof. Moshe Bar
Director, Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University.
Prof. Michal Beeri
Director, Sagol Center for Neuroscience Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center.
Prof. Tamir Ben Hur
Director, Department of Neurology, Hadassah University Hospital
Prof. Yadin Dudai
Chairman of the Neurobiology at the Weizmann Institute & Distinguished visiting Prof. of Neural Sceince at NYU.
Prof. Nir Giladi
Director, Neurology Department, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Prof. Ilana Gozes
Director, Adams Super Center for Brain Studies, Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Jackie Schiller
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion
Prof. Gal Richter-Levin
Head of Haifa Forum for Brain and Behavior, and Co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Affective Neuroscience (ISAN), University of Haifa.
Prof. Eilon Vaadia
Director, Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, Hebrew University.
Prof. David Yarnitzky
Director, Department of Neurology, RAMBAM Healthcare Campus
B.R.A.I.N Prize International Judging Committee
Dr. Gerald Fischbach,
Scientific Director, Simons Foundation
Prof. Eric Kandel
2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Prof. Daniel Kahneman
2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Princeton University – Senior Scholar; Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology, Emeritus; and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Emeritus.
Prof. Bert Sakmann
1991 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Prof. Moussa Youdim
Professor Emeritus, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Dr. Jeffrey S. Nye
Vice President & Global Head Neuroscience External Innovation, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Dr. Frans Gielen
Medtronic Neuromodulation Research
Dr. Helen Mayberg
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA and the Dorothy C. Fuqua Chair of Psychiatric Neuroimaging and Therapeutics
Dr. Karl Deisseroth
D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University