Tamir Ben-Hur, MD, PhD

Tamir Ben-Hur, MD, PhD

Hadassah Medical Center (Israel)
Professor, Neurology
Chair, Division of Clinical Neurosciences

Areas of Interest

Treating neurological diseases with stem cells

Dr. Ben-Hur’s research projects focus on the therapeutic properties of stem cells, and their interactions with the nervous system in normal and pathologic states. His clinical interests are in general neurology, and neuro-immunology.


  • BS, Pre-clinical studies, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, 1983
  • MD, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, 1989
  • PhD, Microbiology (Virology), Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, 1989
  • Specialist, Neurology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, 1994
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Cell Neurobiology, Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1997