Prof. Gadi Goelman Ph.D.

GoelmanAppointment: Associate Professor of Medical Biophysics; Director, MRI Laboratory of the Human Biology Research Center, Department of Nuclear Medicine

Area of expertise: MRI, MRS, Neuroimaging, functional MRI, functional connectivity MRI.

Tel: 02-6777769; Email:


Selected Research Publications

Doron O, Goelman G (2009) Evidence for asymmetric intra substantia nigra functional connectivity-application to basal ganglia processing. Neuroimage 49(4):2940-2946

Bick AS, Frost R, Goelman G (2009) Imaging implicit morphological processing: evidence from Hebrew. J Cogn Neurosci 22(9):1955-1969

Fanne RA, Nassar T, Mazuz A, Waked O, Heyman SN, Hijazi N, Goelman G, Higazi AA (2010) Neuroprotection by glucagon: role of gluconeogenesis. J Neurosurg 114(1):85-91

Bick AS, Goelman G, Frost R (2010) Hebrew brain vs. English brain: language modulates the way it is processed. J Cogn Neurosci 23(9):2280-2290

Sourani D, Goelman G (2012) The interaction between the dopaminergic and the serotonergic systems in the 6-OHDA rat model of Parkinson’s disease. Health (N Y) 4:1218

Tal A, Goelman G, Gonen O (2012) In vivo free induction decay based 3D multivoxel longitudinal hadamard spectroscopic imaging in the human brain at 3 T. Magn Reson Med 69(4):903-911

Cohen O, Tal A, Goelman G, Gonen O (2012) Non-spin-echo 3D transverse hadamard encoded proton spectroscopic imaging in the human brain. Magn Reson Med 70(1):7-15

Sourani D, Eitan R, Gordon N, Goelman G (2012) The habenula couples the dopaminergic and the serotonergic systems: application to depression in Parkinson’s disease. Eur J Neurosci 36(6):2822-2829

Lotan A, Lifschytz T, Slonimsky A, Broner EC, Greenbaum L, Abedat S, Fellig Y, Cohen H, Lory O, Goelman G, Lerer B (2013) Neural mechanisms underlying stress resilience in Ahi1 knockout mice: relevance to neuropsychiatric disorders. Mol Psychiatry 19(2):243-252

Davidesco I, Zion-Golumbic E, Bickel S, Harel M, Groppe DM, Keller CJ, Schevon CA, McKhann GM, Goodman RR, Goelman G, Schroeder CE, Mehta AD, Malach R (2013) Exemplar Selectivity Reflects Perceptual Similarities in the Human Fusiform Cortex. Cereb Cortex

Davidesco I, Harel M, Ramot M, Kramer U, Kipervasser S, Andelman F, Neufeld MY, Goelman G, Fried I, Malach R (2013) Spatial and object-based attention modulates broadband high-frequency responses across the human visual cortical hierarchy. J Neurosci 33(3):1228-1240