Prof. David Tanne is a Professor of Neurology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and staff of the interdisciplinary Sagol School of Neuroscience and the Herczeg Institute on Aging. He serves as the president of the Israel Neurological Association. Prof. Tanne is a principal Investigator of the National Acute Stroke Israeli Registry (NASIS) Project, the chair of the advisory committee for the Israeli Stroke Register, Israeli Ministry of Health, and Member of National Council of Heart and Vascular Disease, the Israeli National Health Councils.
He has completed his fellowship in stroke and cerebrovascular diseases during 1996-1998 at the Henry Ford Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Detroit Campus of Case Western University, Detroit, USA. Prof. Tanne has directed the Stroke Center at the Sheba Medical Center until 2017 and is the elected director of Stroke and Cognition Institute at the Rambam Health Care Campus.
Prof. Tanne has been involved and serves as an advisor in a number of biomedical innovative ventures and start-up medical technology companies in the fields of cerebrovascular disease and brain health. Prof. Tanne has published over 200 scientific peer reviewed publications, serves on the editorial board of the journal Stroke and his major areas of interest are stroke, vascular cognitive impairment and dementia, novel technologies and brain health.