Yael Backner, Ph.D.

Senior Client Strategist


Dr. Yael Backner received her Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research focused on the visual system of multiple sclerosis patients, specifically on cortical and white matter compensatory mechanisms following a demyelinating attack on the optic nerve. Dr. Backner is the recipient of several awards of excellence and grants, including the Hadassah award of excellence for Ph.D. students, and has also collaborated to organize several scientific workshops over the course of her academic career. She has authored and co-authored numerous publications in leading neurology-focused peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Backner’s scientific expertise and experience gives her a deep understanding of the non-dilutive field, to help identify the most suitable sources of funding and to tailor the best funding strategy for each client’s specific needs.