Awardees of the Aufzien Center Grants, MSc and Post-doctoral Scholarships


26 September 2019
Awardees of the Aufzien Center grants, MSc and Post-doctoral Scholarships
Group photo taken on Nov. 7, 2019 of the awardees at the APPD 1st lecture series

Aufzien Center Grants, MSc and Post-doctoral Scholarships Awarded!


MSc Scholarships

Margarita Galves (Advisor: Dr. Avi Ashkenazi)

Mechanisms of post-transcriptional modifications in the regulation of mammalian macroautophagy


Vera Serebryany (Advisor: Prof. Mia Horowitz)

Testing a possible genetic interaction between GBA1 and LRRK2



Post-doc fellowships

Dr. Luba Farberov (Advisor: Prof. Eran Perlson)

The molecular mechanism of GDNF transport in Parkinson Disease


Dr. Yanina Ivashko-Pachima (Advisors: Prof. Illana Gozes, Prof. Yehonatan Sharabi)

Rotenone toxicity cellular model to test SKIP as a disease-modifying intervention in PD


Dr. Noa Barak (Advisor: Prof. Uri Ashery)

Developing a super-resolution microscopy platform for early detection of alpha synuclein aggregation in human body fluids




Prof. Limor Broday

The mitochondrial unfolded protein response and SUMO in the C. elegans model for Parkinson’s Disease


Prof. Matti Mintz, Prof. Carlos Gordon, Dr. Nirit Lev, Dr. Yoav Gimmon

Parkinson’s imbalance: Its origins and treatment


Prof. Ronit Pinkas-Kramarski

Is there a connection between AD and PD? Exploring the possibility that ApoE4 affects PD hallmarks


Dr. Ido Tavor, Dr. Dan Stein, Prof. David Groashar

Tracking dopaminergic integrity in Parkinson’s Disease without PET


Prof. Itai Benhar

Studying the link between increased levels of insulin degrading enzyme to PD progression: Evaluation of antibodies for early diagnosis and treatment of PD


Prof. Dani Offen, Prof. Ruth Djaldetti

Inhibition of exosome synthesis as a novel therapeutic target for Parkinson's Disease


Prof. Ronit Sagi-Eisenberg

LRRK2-mediated phosphorylation of the Rab GTPase Rab12 as regulator of Rab12 connectivity and axonal transport; Exploring a novel link underlying Parkinson’s disease



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