Anat Mirelman

Prof Anat Mirelman, is the director of the Laboratory for Early Markers of Neurodegeneration (LEMON) in the Neurology department, Tel Aviv Medical Center, and a full professor at Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Sagol School of Neuroscience at Tel Aviv University. She obtained her medical education from Ben Gurion University (BPT) and received her specialization from Long Island University (MSc.) and completed her doctorate at Rutgers University. She has a strong background in studying mobility and gait in Parkinson’s disease (PD) and in conducting movement analysis. Her research interests focus on neuro-motor control, motor-cognitive interactions, early markers — objective measures — of neurodegeneration and neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to adapt to change. Dr. Mirelman has over 150 publications in peer reviewed journals and is an associate editor of journal Frontiers in Neurology and IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology. She is also a member of the Israeli Neurology Association, The Movement Disorders Society, European Academy of Neurology and the International Society for Posture and Gait Research.