Roberto and Renata Ruhman


Roberto and Renata Ruhman are devoted friends and long-term supporters of the Chen laboratory and the Weizmann Institute of Science. Since March 2014, the Chen laboratory is proudly carrying the Ruhman family name and is formally called “The Ruhman Family Laboratory for Research on the Neurobiology of Stress”.
Mr. Roberto Ruhman was born in Brazil and has a distinguished career of more than 30 years in finance, both as a banking executive and as an entrepreneur. He received a degree in finance from the Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil in 1979.
Mrs. Renata Ruhman, also born in Brasil, has an economics degree from the University of São Paulo, a post graduation in economics in Italy and a Master’s degree in finance from Columbia University in the US.
The Ruhmans live in London and have five children.


Weizmann Institute Branch
Arison Neurobiology Building
Room 312, 7610001
Rehovot, Israel
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry Branch
2-10, 80804.
München, Germany