The Movement and Brain Interaction Research Laboratory was founded in 2015 by Dr. Alon Kalron, our interdisciplinary team focuses on neurorehabilitation especially in people with multiple sclerosis. 

Meet The Team


Lior Frid

Lab manager 


Yana Kupchenko

Biomedical engineer - expert in operation and solutions for fNIRS 


Sapir Dreyer Alster

MD student (final year)

and data scientist


Hani Baransi

Technical manager


Maria Didkin

Research assistant in charge of administration


Dalia Nitzani

Research recruitment coordinator


Current Students


Yasmin Alt


Yael Yarden


Adi Einav


Ayelet Iron

Investigating physical activity and sleep behavior in people with MS

Exploring the relationship between physical activity and depressive symptoms in women with fibromyalgia 

Exploring neural correlates of stroboscopic training in young healthy adults: a MRI study

Investigating the cytokine response following eccentric training in people with multiple sclerosis

Lab Alumni

Click to see published work

Jenny Grinberg

Characterization of tandem walking in minimally impaired multiple sclerosis.

Sharon Dali

Effectiveness of surgery on mobility characteristics in patients with intermittent claudication caused by lumbar spinal stenosis.

Yafit Cohen Shwartz

Gait and balance in people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)

Nov Shalmoni

The immediate effect of stereoscopic visual training on cognitive function, gait and balance in people with multiple sclerosis.

Heba Tawil

Efficacy of a tele-rehabilitation program on mobility in patients following hip surgery: a pilot randomized controlled study.

Lee Odles

Mobility characteristics in patients with intermittent claudication caused by lumbar spinal stenosis.

Nurit Kryan-Deckel

The association between manual wheelchair use and cognition in elders following a fracture and/or surgery in the hip or knee joint.

Rotem Soll

The relationship between bladder dysfunction, mobility, postural control, falls and fear of falling in women with multiple sclerosis.

Billal Sirhan

The dual-task cost of walking and texting in peole with multiple sclerosis

Shani Berkowitz

The acute effects of moderate and vigorous aerobic exercise on cytokine inflammatory markers in women with multiple sclerosis

Eitai Har-Nir

Energy cost and kinematics of uphill and downhill walking in people with multiple sclerosis.

Temima Greenberg

Reproducibility and convergent validity of the Sitting-Rising test in people with multiple sclerosis

Ofir Malachi

Cognitive-motor interference in multiple sclerosis: what happens when the gait speed is fixed?

Leora Hershkowitz

Instrumented Sit-To-Stand and Timed-Up-and-Go tests in people with multiple sclerosis

Ibtisam Mahameed

Effects of a 12-week combined aerobic and strength program in ambulatory patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A randomized controlled trial.