Mohammad Herzallah

Bio: Mohammad Herzallah, Founding Director, Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative, Al-Quds University, Palestine

Mohammad is a neuroscientist, physician, and entrepreneur; the founding director of the Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative at Al-Quds University, Palestine; a research scientist at Rutgers University, USA.  He obtained an M.D. from Al-Quds, and a Ph.D. in behavioral and neural sciences from Rutgers.  Mohammad explores biomarkers for the diagnosis of mental ill-health to digitize and democratize mental health. He received the Young Arab Neuroscientist Award, the TED Fellowship, the Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellowship; made the 500 Most Powerful Arabs in the World; selected for the Lancet Commission for Global Mental Health; and was featured by Forbes, Science, Nature, and TED.