ASYA. ROLLS is Associate Prof. at the Rappaport Medical School, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. She is also an International Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-Wellcome investigator. Rolls studies the physiological mechanisms whereby emotions and thoughts affect physical health. Her laboratory uses chemogenetic, optical, and behavioral approaches to investigate how specific brain activity affects the immune response. By deciphering the neuronal pathways mediating brain-immune signals, her work aims to harness the brain’s therapeutic potential.
She obtained her PhD from the Weizmann Institute, Israel and completed her postdoctoral training at the Psychiatry Department at Stanford University, CA, as a Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Rolls is an elected member of the FENS-KAVLI network of excellence (2015-2018). Her work has been recognized through a number of awards including the NARSAD Young Investigator Award, Krill Prize (Wolf Foundation), the Adelis Brain Research Award and the ERC starting grant.
You may be interested
2nd APSNI Coursestine - 20 Agosto 2019
Scientific Program 08:30-08:45 | Registration 08:45-09:00 | Welcome remarks (Byoung-Joon Kim, Mando Kim and V. Wee Yong) Session 1 - chairs: V.…
1 Primera Escuela Cubana de Neuroimmunologiastine - 27 Giugno 2019
The 1st Cuban School of Neuroimmunology was a great success. See program. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Gallery"][/siteorigin_widget]
Obituary Prof. Rogier Q. Hintzen, MD, PhD (1963-2019)stine - 12 Giugno 2019
On May 15th, neurologist and immunologist Rogier Hintzen passed away after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Rogier performed groundbreaking…