Prof. Hagai Bergman

Department of Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC , Medical Neurobiology, IMRIC

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Why I became a researcher: 

Before I became an IMRIC researcher, I had already spent a number of years studying the brain and the mechanisms of Parkinson's. Here, in the Department of Physiology at IMRIC, I am able to combine the different areas of my post-doctoral fellowships.

Through my IMRIC collaboration with Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, we are studying Parkinson's, depression and schizophrenia, exploring techniques used today to treat Parkinson's, with the hope of finding ways to prevent the disease from occurring.

Education: 

1984: M.D., Ph.D.Technion

Contact: 
hagaibe [at] ekmd [dot] huji [dot] ac [dot] il
Collaborative Projects

Parkinson's Disease Research

IMRIC researcher Prof. Hagai Bergman, a pioneer in the development of treatment for Parkinson's and other movement disorders, has teamed up with senior scientist Dr. Andres Luzano of Toronto Western Hospital. 

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