Illana Gozes elected to President of European Society for Neurochemistry (ESN)
Prof. Gozes, PhD, (Emerita) is Head of the Dr. Diana and Zelman Elton (Elbaum) Laboratory for Molecular Neuroendocrinology, and at the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, the Adams Super Center for Brain Studies and Sagol School of Neuroscience. She was Chief Scientific Officer at Coronis Neurosciences,with her BSc, from Tel Aviv University, Direct PhD, from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, postdoc at MIT and Salk Institute, and was a Senior Scientist/Associate Professor at the Weizmann Institute and Fogarty-Scholar-in-Residence at the NIH, USA.
Prof. Gozes has won many awards of excellence, including Tel Aviv University’s Vice President Award, Olson Prize, Julodan Prize, Teva Prize, Neufeld Award, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) Fellowship, Humboldt Award, the Landau Prize for Life Achievements and the RARE Champion of Hope Award. She was recently elected as President of the European Society for Neurochemistry (ESN), was a member of the Israeli Ministry of Education, Council of Higher Education and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience.
The Gozes laboratory focuses on genome editing, to test and develop therapeutics such as the ADNP enhancing fragment NAP (CP201, davunetide) and pipeline products, for effects on autism and other ASD and neurodegenerative-related predicaments.