Name: Asael Lubotzky
Israeli Institution: Shaare Zedek Medical Center
North American Institution: Hospital for Sick Children
Fellowship Year: 2022-2023
Dr. Lubotzky is completing a two-year clinical and research Neonatal Neurology fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children. Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem cares for many preterm infants and infants with perinatal brain injuries. It also treats a significant number of patients with rare genetic and metabolic diseases, in part, because of consanguineous marriages. These genetic diseases and metabolic disorders have instilled in Asael a desire to understand the neurogenetic background and delve deeper into the study of these rare neurologic diseases.