Dorit Farfara, Ph.D.
Dorit Farfara is a 4th-year postdoctoral trainee, hosted by Prof. Sidney Strickland laboratory at the Rockefeller University. Her research focuses on the contribution of the peripheral innate immune system to brain function through inflammation and vascular system. Dorit has extensive experience in the field of neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory disorders. Her Ph.D. was conducted in Tel-Aviv University under the supervision of Dr. Dan Frenkel and Dr. Ronit Pinkas-Kramarsky. She investigated the role of the resident immune cells, microglia, in Alzheimer’s disease. Dorit joined ScienceAbroad in 2016 and has been a regional manager in the Tri-institutional academy (The Rockefeller University, Weill Cornell, and MSKCC). Dorit goes by the phrase: “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how”.