Principle Invistigator, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Dr. Abed Mansour is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Neurobiology, the Faculty of Medicine of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focuses on developing and harnessing human stem cell-based technologies to study the molecular pathology of neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Mansour received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Medical Science and Developmental Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His graduate studies focused on studying the transcriptional mechanisms that regulate the development of the central nervous system. Following his graduation, Dr. Mansour received a Dean of Faculty Fellowship from the Weizmann Institute of Science to pursue postdoctoral training on the biology of Pluripotent Stem Cells and cellular reprogramming. He was then awarded the HFSP Fellowship and the EMBO Long-term fellowship to pursue postdoctoral training in Medical Neuroscience at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in the United States.