Dr. Ido Tavor

Anatomy and Anthropology
אנטומיה ואנתרופולוגיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
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Dr. Ido Tavor
Phone: 4420
Fax: 073-3804421
Office: Sackler School of Medicine, 631


Senior Lecture, Department of Anatomy & Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Affiliated, Sagol School of Neurosciemce


Functional and Structural Brain Connectivity using MRI

Work in our lab is focused on exploring the relations between brain structure, function and behavior using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). We're using state-of-the-art MRI methodologies to study inter- and intra- subject variability in brain connectivity and use behavioral experiments to study whole-brain neuroplasticity.


Specifically, we develop models to predict individual differences in brain activity and human behavior from brain structure and connectivity measurements. We also study learning-related brain plasticity by developing behavioral tasks that induce functional and structural brain modifications and investigate the underline mechanisms of functional neuroplasticity as measured with fMRI. We also work on advanced statistical modeling of MRI data.



I. Tavor, S. Hofstetter, Y Assaf. Micro-structural assessment of short term plasticity dynamics. NeuroImage 81, 1-7, 2013


S. Hofstetter, I. Tavor, S. Tzur Moryosef, Y. Assaf. Short-Term Learning Induces White Matter Plasticity in the Fornix. Journal of Neuroscience 33, 12844- 50, 2013


I. Tavor, M. Yablonski, A. Mezer. S. Rom, Y Assaf and G. Yovel. Separate parts of occipito-temporal white matter fibers are associated with recognition of faces and places. NeuroImage 86, 123-30, 2014 


A. Horowitz, D. Barazany, I. Tavor, M. Bernstein, G. Yovel and Y. Assaf. In vivo correlation between axon diameter and conduction velocity in the human brain. Brain Structure and Function 220, 1-12, 2015


A. Horowitz, D. Barazany, I. Tavor, G. Yovel and Y. Assaf. Response to comments on the paper by Horowitz et al. Brain Structure and Function 220, 1791, 2015 


D. Joel, Z. Berman, I. Tavor, N. Wexler, O. Gaber, Y. Stein, N. Shefi, J. Pool, S. Urchs, D.S. Margulies, F. Liem, J. Hänggi, L. Jäncke, Y. Assaf, 2015. Sex beyond the genitalia: The human brain mosaic. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 15468-73, 2015 


I. Tavor, O. Parker Jones, R.B. Mars, S.M. Smith, T.E. Behrens, S. Jbabdi. Task-free MRI predicts individual differences in brain activity during task performance. Science 352, 216-220, 2016


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