Prof. Dr. Amiram Grinvald
Fachbereich: Hirnforschung
Institution: Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
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Professor Grinvald studied chemistry and physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as well as spectroscopy and biophysics at the Weizmann Institute.
1974-1975 Research Associate at the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine. Research of synaptic physiology; laboratory of Prof. Rahamimoff.
1975-1978 Research Associate at the Department of Physiology, Yale University, School of Medicine in the laboratory of Prof. L.B. Cohen.
1978 Senior Scientist at the Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute
1982 Tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science.
1987 Professor at the Department of Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute.
1986-1991 IBM Research Staff Member; Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
1985-1991 Visiting Professor at The Rockefeller University, the Laboratory of Neurobiology (Head, Prof. T.N. Wiesel).
1994-1996 Chairman, Department of Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science.
2000-2002 Director of the Arison human brain imaging laboratory.
1996-2002 Director, The Dominic Institute for Brain Research, The Weizmann Institute of Science.
1998-2000 Guest staff member at the Frontier Research Program, Riken, Japan.
2000-present Foreign Director at the Max Planck Institute for Medicine at Heidelberg.
1991-present Director, The Grodetsky Center for Research of Higher Brain Functions. Weizmann Institute of Science.

Research interests:
Information processing in the mammalian cortex; cortical structure & function; coding by neuronal cell assemblies.
Developing of optical methods for imaging of neuronal activity and of microvascular responses in the living brain.
Clinical applications of optical imaging and early diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmic diseases.
Member of the Editorial Boards of:
- Vision Research
- BioImaging
- NeuroImaging
- J. of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
- Current Opinion in Neurobiology
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