Sagol faculty

Prof. Hagit Eldar-Finkelman

Dept. of Human Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Sackler School of Medicine


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Research topic: Signal transduction mechanisms in molecular metabolism, evolution, and CNS disorders.

Research methods: Cell biology, molecular biology, enzymology, protein biochemistry, live cell imaging, in vivo models, bioinformatics.

Projects in the lab include:

  1. Lysosomal regulation in neurons and neurodegeneration
  2. Biochemical and physiological aspects of the protein kinase GSK-3
  3. Development of GSK-3 inhibitors: drug design and implications in in vivo models
  4. Nuerogenesis in the bird model
  5. The cross-talk between metabolic pathways and neurodegeneration