DR. YULIA LERNER (PhD)
Dr. Lerner is a senior researcher at the Sagol Brain Institute Tel-Aviv and a senior lecturer at the Tel Aviv University. Her scientific journey began in Azerbaijan, a republic located on the Western shore of the Caspian Sea. At Baku State University, she earned a Master's degree in mathematics, before moving to Israel.
Dr. Lerner is the leader of the #Cognitive Resource and Plasticity research team at the Sagol Brain Institute.
Lerner completed her PhD in Neurobiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science, where she studied how the human brain reconstructs the
fragmented visual visual information we perceive through our eyes, into meaningful wholes. Since 2009, she has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Princeton University.
Lerner's research focuses on brain processes that are involved in the integration of complex natural information, under various neuro-psychiatric pathologies (e.g. moderate cognitive impairment (MCI), schizophrenia, etc).