Latest News

February 2019
Esther Vinner gave a talk on her present research regarding "The neural mechanism of motor tic reduction during sleep", at the annual meeting of the Gonda brain center at Kfar-Blum. 
June 2018
Yocheved Loewenstern participated in the OIST Computational Neuroscience Course in Okinawa, Japan. As part of the course she presented her PhD study and the course student project modeling the striatum during motor tic expression.
May 2019
Ayala Matzner‏ and Esther Vinner presented their work at the  poster session of the IBAGS annual meeting in Biarritz, France.
The poster of Ayala focused on "Input dependent encoding of basal ganglia neurons",and Esther presented their findings regarding "The neural mechanism underlying motor tic reduction during sleep".
Apr 2020
We are pleased to have our new lab members, Yehoshua Stern and Nadav Schweitzer, and wish them good luck in their research.
June 2020
Congratulations to the research team in our lab, Ayala Matzner, Yuval al-Hanani and Prof. Izhar Bar-Gad, who won an award for Parkinson's disease research and was ranked second in the international competition BEAT-PD.
Aug 2020
Orel Tahary participated in the interactive track of the Neuromatch academy Computational neuroscience course. As part of the course's group projects, he used various methods to predict the time and direction of mice movements from its neuronal activity in several brain regions

Latest Publications

Yael, D., Tahary, O., Gurovich, B., Belelovsky, K., & Bar-Gad, I. Disinhibition of the nucleus accumbens leads to macro-scale hyperactivity consisting of micro-scale behavioral segments encoded by striatal activity. The Journal of Neuroscience , 3120–18, 2019.
Israelashvili M, Yael D, Vinner E, Belelovsky K, Bar-Gad I, Common neuronal mechanisms underlying tics and hyperactivity. Cortex 127:231–247, 2020.
Matzner A, Gorodetski L, Korngreen A, Bar-Gad I, Dynamic input-dependent encoding of individual basal ganglia neurons. Scientific Reports 10:1–13, 2020.

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