Dr. Anat Nitzan, Lab Manager

Anat NitzanAnat did her PhD in the field of ophthalmology under the supervision of prof. Arieh Solomon, from the faculty of
medicine and Prof. Ari Barzilai, from the faculty of life sciences at Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Her research focused on
the analysis of cellular and molecular events associated with optic nerve degeneration and regeneration in a rat
model of optic nerve axotomy. After graduation she became prof. Solomon’s lab manager at the Goldcshleger Eye
Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Israel. There, she took part in a European funded project to develop a
drug for the prevention of retinal cell degeneration in Glaucoma using a novel eye implant. She then spent a year at
Sourasky Medical Center, as a researcher and lab manager for the Department of Ophthalmology. Seeking new challenges, she came back to Tel-Aviv University to join Prof. Zaidel-Bar’s lab as lab manager.