Name: Itay Lotan
Israeli Institution: Rabin Medical Center
North American Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Year: 2021-2022
Dr. Lotan, a senior neurologist in the department of neurology and the neuroimmunology clinics at Rabin Medical Center, will spend two years as a fellow at the NMO clinic and research laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital. Upon his return to Israel, he plans to establish a dedicated research laboratory and clinical service at Rabin to further promote the treatment of demyelinating CNS (central nervous system) diseases such as multiple sclerosis.