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Uri Ashery, PhD

Professor at Tel Aviv University

Head, Healthy Longevity Center

Head, Learning and Memory Laboratory

Location: Tel Aviv Israel

Uri Ashery is the head of the learning and memory lab and leads an interdisciplinary research team focused on elucidating the molecular mechanisms of learning and memory and their link to neurodegenerative diseases. Educated at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Prof. Ashery received his BSc in biology and chemistry in 1990 and his PhD in neurobiology cum laude in 1996. He completed postdoctoral studies at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany before returning to Israel to join Tel Aviv University (TAU). In 2011, he spearheaded the establishment of the TAU Sagol School of Neuroscience, a unique multidisciplinary "ecosystem" where he served as head of school until 2020. Prof. Ashery has published more than 70 papers in top journals including Neuron, Acta Neuropathologica, PNAS, Nature Communication and Nano Letter, and he is supported by grants from agencies including ISF, BSF, Teva, Brightfocus, The Michael J. Fox Foundation and NIH.

Associated Grants

  • Developing a Novel Platform for Patient Selection and Disease Tracking Using Super-resolution Microscopy and AI


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