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Gali Heimer

Gali Heimer

  • MD
  • PhD
Department:
  • Pediatric Neurology Institute
Specialties:
  • Pediatric Neurology
Languages:
  • English
  • Hebrew

About

Awards

1995 Dean’s list of Honor
Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

1997 Scholarship for academic excellence.
Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

1999 Scholarship for M.D. – Ph.D. students
Foulkes Foundation United Kingdom

2001 First prize for best poster
7th Triennial Basal Ganalia meeting of the International Basal Ganglia Society

2001 Honors list of top five percent graduates
Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

2002 Rector’s scholarship for excelling Ph.D. students
Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

2005 Prize of the excelling intern
Hadassah Medical Organization, Kiryat Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel

2008 Passed with distinction in final exam of residency
Residency in pediatrics,
Hadassah Medical Organization, Kiryat Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel

2012 The Talpiot Medical Leadership Program
The Chaim Sheba Medical Center

Conditions and treatment

  • Engelman Syndrome
  • Pediatric neurology

Positions

  • Senior physician, Pediatric Neurology Institute
  • Director, Engelman Syndrome Clinic

Education and Training

  • B.Sc in Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • M.D. degree as part of the M.D. & Ph.D. program, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Ph.D. degree as part of the M.D. & Ph.D. program, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Residency in General Pediatrics, Dept. of Pediatrics, Hadassah Medical Organization, Kiryat Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Neurology Unit, Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel–Hashomer, Israel
  • Biomedical Informatics – Diploma Studies for Physicians and Senior Researchers, Mina & Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
  • The Dr. Pinchas Bornstein Talpiot Medical Leadership Program 2012

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurology and Child Development

Publications

Mitelman R, Rosin B, Zadka H, Slovik M, Heimer G, Ritov Y, Bergman H, Elias S.Neighboring pallidal neurons do not exhibit more synchronous oscillations than remote ones in the MPTP primate model of Parkinson’s disease. Front Syst Neurosci., 2011;5:54. Epub Jun 30, 2011.

hlomo Elias, Mati Joshua, Joshua A. Goldberg, Gali Heimer, David Arkadir, Genela Morris and Hagai Bergman, Statistical Properties of Pauses of the High-Frequency Discharge Neurons in the External Segment of the Globus Pallidus, J. of Neuroscience, 27(10):2525-2538, 2007

Gali Heimer, Michal Rivlin, Izhar Bar-Gad, Joshua A. Goldberg and Hagai Bergman Dopamine replacement therapy does not restore the full spectrum of normal pallidal activity in the 1-Meythyl-4-phenyl=1,2,3,6-tetra-hydropyridine primate model of Parkinsonism, J. of Neuroscience, 26(31), 8101-8114, 2006

Michal Rivlin, Zvi Israel, Gali Heimer, Hagai Bergman and Izhar Bar-Gad . Local shuffling of spike trains boosts the accuracy of spike train spectral analysis, J. of Neurophysiology ;95 3245-3256, 2006

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