Brainsway Deep TMS Therapy - for Brain Disorder Treatment

Founders

 

Avraham Zangen, PhD
Head of Brain Stimulation and Behavior Lab, Deptartment of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University

Professor Abraham Zangen is the head of the brain stimulation and behavior lab in the department of Life Sciences at the Ben-Gurion University in Israel.  His research is directed to identification and understanding of altered neuroplasticity in psychiatric disorders - primarily depression, addiction and ADHD.  He studies the effects of repeated brain stimulation on markers for neuroplasticity and on behavioral outcomes in psychiatric patients as well as in animal models for depression and addiction.  He has developed unique deep transcranial magnetic stimulation coils for the treatments of depression, addiction and ADHD.  The device he has developed for the treatment of depression was already approved by the FDA and other regulatory bodies, while other versions of his device are being tested for their efficacy in other psychiatric and neurological disorders. His early work in this field led to establishment of Brainsway, a company that commercializes the coils he developed with his colleagues.

Prof. Zangen has published over 100 peer reviewed articles, reviews and book chapters. He has been was rewarded with numerous personal prizes for his scientific achievements including the Medical Futures Innovation Award in London, The Juludan Prize at the Technion, and received several distinguished research grants including NIH, H2020 and ISF funding.

 

Yiftach Roth, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist

As one of Brainsway's founders, Yiftach Roth has served as the company's Research and Development Manager since May 2006, and as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2006.  From 2003 through 2006, Dr. Roth worked in the Advanced Technology Center of the Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer as a researcher in the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).  His primary research interests are TMS and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and he was one of the two key inventors of our patented Deep TMS coil.  Dr. Roth holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics and a Ph.D. in Medical Physics from Tel Aviv University. 

 

 

Avner Hagai
Director
Mr. Hagai is a businessman who serves as director of several private and public companies. He served as Chairman of the Board of public companies and has extensive business experience and expertise in various fields.

 

 

 

Dr. David Zacut, MD
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Zacut has served as Brainsway's Chairman of the Board of Directors since the company's inception, and has been providing consulting services to Brain Research Services since May 2001.  Since 1983, Dr. Zacut has been working as a senior practicing physician at Hadassah Hospital, and from 1994 through 2003, he served as a managing director of several large medical centers. In addition, Dr. Zacut serves as a director of several private companies, including Brain Research Services.  Dr. Zacut holds an M.D. degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

 

 

 

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