Heimer
  • Gali Heimer, MD, PhD

  • Department: Pediatric Neurology Institute
  • Specialties: Pediatric Neurology
  • Language: English, Hebrew
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About Me

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

Positions
  • Senior physician, Pediatric Neurology Institute
  • Director, Engelman Syndrome Clinic
Conditions and treatment
  • Engelman Syndrome
  • pediatric neurology

Credentials

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

1. 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.

2. Shlomo 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

3. 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