Academic position: Senior lecturer.
Education: Ph.D. degree and post-doctorate studies at BGU, Israel.
Publications: Over than 50 scientific publications mostly as the first author, the majority in the fields of neuroprotection and behavioral implications of stroke, TBI and SAH; Physiology and regulation of blood glutamate and neuroprotection by glutamate scavenging; Development of animal models of stroke, TBI, SAH and markers of brain injury; Anesthesiology and Critical care (see PubMed for details).
Present activity: Investigation of the effects of brain injury on the development of mental disorders (anxiety, PSD, PTSD), social behavior and cognition.
Collaborations: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA.; University of Washington, Seattle, USA.; Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; Weitzman Institute of Science, Rechovot, Israel; Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, BGU, Israel; Nazarbaev University, Kazakhstan; Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine.
Mentorship: Mentor for more than 50 Ph.D., M.D, M.Sc. students and M.D. research fellows
Activity besides the university: Editor for six and reviewer for thirteen scientific journals.