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Associate Professor Dorit Ben-Shachar
Location: The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Tel: 972-4-829-5204
Fax: 972-4-829-5220
Email: shachar@tx.technion.ac.il
 Research projects

1. The cellular and molecular mechanism underlying mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodevelopmental aberrations in schizophrenia and in other mental disorders.

2. Impaired assembly of complex I of the respiratory chain as a possible cause for mitochondrial dysfunction in schizophrenia.

2. Synaptic molecular events following interaction between gene and environment relevance to major depression and PTSD. 

 Journal articles
   Click here for a list of available publications in PubMed.
 Available graduate student positions
Degree: MSc or PhD Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) as a platform to study neurodevelopmental aberrations and mitochondrial dysfunction in schizophrenia
The student can start immediately
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