Hyman M. Schipper
Dr. Schipper received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Neuroendocrinology) degrees at McGill University in 1982, completed residency training in neurology at Columbia University in New York and a fellowship in endocrinology at Tufts University (Boston). He is currently Professor of Neurology and Medicine (Geriatrics) at McGill and director of a neuroscience lab at the LDI. His basic and translational research interests are in the fields of Oxidative Stress, Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases. He has published over 200 papers and edited three books on these and related topics. Dr. Schipper has also long been interested in the interface between contemporary science and the Jewish mystical tradition (Kabbalah). His research on this topic was initially published in Yeshiva University’s Torah u-Madda Journal (16/2012-13) and more recently in Unified Field Mechanics II (RL Amoroso et al. eds., World Scientific, 2018). Relevant media presentations: Rabbi and doctor find Kabbalah predicts physics. The Canadian Jewish News, May 9, 2013, p.21. www.cjnews.com/sites/default/files/files/eCJN/2013/05-09-13-MTL.pdf. Novel collaboration melds science and mysticism. The JGH News 49(2): 7, 2013. Quantum Physics Meets Jewish Mysticism. JGH Insider Vol. 2, Number 2 • FALL 2018, p. 16.
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