Dr. Ely Simon is a neurologist, biomedical engineer, and entrepreneur. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and complete residency in neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He served as the Director of the Center for Memory and Attention Disorders at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Israel, and was the founder of NeuroTrax, a company that developed a pioneering system for computerized cognitive assessment used clinically, and was Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory of Neural Control at the NIH.
Dr. Simon's current research interests are in the areas of cognitive and behavioral neurology, with specific emphasis on behavioral therapeutics for headache and chronic pain. Past projects have involved development of computerized cognitive assessment, with application to mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Simon serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Alzheimer's Drug Development Foundation, and is an ad-hoc reviewer for numerous journals. He has published over 50 original journal articles in the fields of neurology, physiology, and behavioral medicine.