Committees

Conference Steering Committee

Dr. Rafi Gidron

Founder and Chairman, Israel Brain Technologies

Miri Polachek

Executive Director, Israel Brain Technologies

Ruti Alon

General Partner, Pitango Venture Capital

Dr. Morry Blumenfeld

Founder, Meditech Advisors

Dr. Roger Quy

General Partner, Technology Partners

Zack Lynch

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,
Founder of McKinsey Israel Office.

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

Anat Ashbel
Anya Eldan
Dr. Ella Koren
Dr. Lavi Secundo
Dr. Ofir Levi
Dr. Nir Grossman
Dr. Dana Doron
Hamutal Meridor
Dr. Amir Konigsberg

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,

Committee Chair

Scientific Director, Simons Foundation

Prof. Eric Kandel

2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
University Professor &Kavli Professor of Brain Science, Columbia University
Director, The Kavli Institute for Brain Science
Co-director, The Mind Brain Behavior Initiative, Senior Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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
Inaugural Scientific Director, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

Prof. Moussa Youdim

Professor Emeritus, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Director of Eve Topf and NPF Centers of Excellence For Neurodegenerative Diseases
Rappaport Family Faculty of Medicine and Institute.

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