Prof. Alon Friedman

MD, PhD, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Prof. Alon Friedman is Professor of Neuroscience at both Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beersheba, Israel, and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He is best known for his discoveries of the link between blood–brain barrier dysfunction (BBBd) and neuropathologies, and the mechanisms underlying BBBd-related diseases. His team developed novel imaging modalities for the diagnosis of BBBd in neuro-psychiatric disorders.