Mia Horowitz

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Horowitz graduated from the Weizmann Institute. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT, Massachusetts, USA, she joined the Weizmann Institute. In 1985 she initiated studies aiming at understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying Gaucher disease. In 1990 she moved to Tel Aviv University where she  continues her studies on the association between Gaucher disease and Parkinson disease and misfolding in lysosomal diseases, using Drosophila as an animal model.