Prof. Michael Gutnick

School Contact Information

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine,
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Address: Herzl 229, P.O. Box 12,
Rehovot 76100, Israel

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489021/31;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9467940


Special Interests

Cellular Physiology of the Cerebral Cortex in Health and Disease, Pathophysiology of Epilepsy, Biophysical properties of ion channels in the central nervous system

Professional Experience and Qualifications

  • DVM, 1967, University of California at Davis
  • Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 1972, Stanford University


Animal Physiology, Veterinary Physiology, Fundamentals of Neural Circuit Function


sodium channels, neocortical neuron, excitability, synaptic integration, axon, basal dendrites, polyamines, Na imaging, epilepsy


Reviewer for Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Physiology, Cerebral Cortex etc., grant applications for BSF, ISF, GIF, National Institute for Psychobiology, Israel Ministry of Science.

Membership in Scientific Organizations

  • Israel Society for Neuroscience
  • American Society for Neuroscience

International Interests

Collaborations with Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self Organization, Goettingen, Germany; New York Medical College