By Research Institution

Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) | CHUV - Center for Psychiatric Neurosciences (CNP) | UNIL - Department of Fundamental Neurosciences (DNF) | UNIL - Department of Physiology (DP) | UNIL - Dept. Pharmacology and Toxicology (DPT) | UNIL - Institute of Psychology (IP) | UNIL - Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) | Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules-Gonin Lausanne | Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) | Geneva University Hospital (HUG) | UNIGE - University Medical Center (CMU) | UNIGE - Faculty of Sciences | UNIGE - Faculty of Psychology and Education (FPSE) | UNIGE - Office médico-pédagogique (OMP) | Labs at the University of Fribourg associated with Lemanic Neuroscience
 

Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Bader, Michel CHUV  
Benninger, David CHUV Clinical neurophysiology and non-invasive brain stimulation
Berna Renella, Chantal CHUV Pain mechanisms in humans; brain imaging
Berney, Alexandre CHUV  
Bloch, Jocelyne CHUV Neurosurgery; Neuroprosthetics
Boutrel, Benjamin CHUV-CNP Neurobiology of Addiction, Stress and Craving
Bovet, Pierre CHUV  
Braissant, Olivier CHUV Alteration of CNS development due to inborn errors of metabolism
Cardinaux, Jean-René CHUV-CNP Addiction: molecular mechanisms of plasticity
Clarke, Stephanie CHUV-Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation  
Decosterd, Isabelle CHUV-Anesthesiology / Unil-DNF Mechanisms of pain
De Lucia, Marzia CHUV Brain function in coma
Despland, Jean-Nicolas CHUV  
Do, Kim Q. CHUV-CNP Translational research in schizophrenia
Draganski, Bogdan CHUV-Neurology Anatomical characterization of cortical and subcortical structures
Du Pasquier, Renaud CHUV  
Eap, Chin-Bin CHUV-CNP Clinical biochemistry and psychopharmacology
Frackowiak, Richard CHUV-Neurology Functional and structural architecture of the human brain in health and disease
Gamma, Franziska CHUV  
Halfon, Olivier CHUV  
Hirt, Lorenz CHUV / Unil-DNF Experimental stroke and neuroprotection
Horsch, Antje Unil-IUFRS & CHUV Perinatal psychology (stress and trauma)
Kherif, Ferath CHUV-Neurology Study of inter-subject variation to understand the neural basis of cognitive processes in normal and abnormal populations
Kuntzer, Thierry CHUV CNeurology: muscle and peripheral nerve disorders
Leuba, Geneviève CHUV-CNP Brain aging and Alzheimer's disease
Levivier, Marc CHUV-Neurochirurgie  
Maeder, Philippe CHUV  
Magara, Fulvio CHUV-CNP Neurobiology of mood and perinatal stress
Martin, Jean Luc CHUV-CNP / Unil-DP Neuronal Development and Depression
Matusz, Paul CHUV Cognitive development; Understand and improve people’s functioning in real-world environments
Meuli, Reto CHUV  
Michel, Patrik CHUV Neuroplasticity; Stroke
Murray, Micah CHUV-Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Department of Radiology Multisensory interactions
Novy, Jan CHUV Epilepsy treatment, markers for treatment responses
Oddo, Mauro CHUV Neuroreanimation; Cerebral metabolism in brain-lesioned patients
Popp, Julius CHUV-SUPAA Neuropsychiatry, neurodegeneration, biomarkers, neurocognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, neuroimmunology
Preisig, Martin CHUV  
Prior, John CHUV  
Riederer, Beat Michel CHUV-CNP Proteomics in psychiatric diseases and clinically applied anatomy
Rossetti, Andrea CHUV-Neurology Status epilepticus. Outcome prognostication after cerebral anoxia
Schluep, Myriam CHUV-Neurology Dissecting the decisional process in patients with multiple sclerosis: Cognitive, emotional and anatomical aspects.
Serino, Andrea CHUV Multisensory mechanisms of underlying the representation of Peripersonal Space (PPS)
Stoop, Ron CHUV-CNP Neurobiology of anxiety: role of the amygdala
Suter, Marc CHUV Neuropathy; Chronic Pain
Tenenbaum, Liliane CHUV Gene transfer for cellular and gene therapy of Parkinson's disease
Von Gunten, Armin CHUV  
Zurn, Anne CHUV  

 

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CHUV - Center for Psychiatric Neurosciences (CNP)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Boutrel, Benjamin CHUV-CNP Neurobiology of Addiction, Stress and Craving
Cardinaux, Jean-René CHUV-CNP Addiction: molecular mechanisms of plasticity
Do, Kim Q. CHUV-CNP Translational research in schizophrenia
Eap, Chin-Bin CHUV-CNP Clinical biochemistry and psychopharmacology
Leuba, Geneviève CHUV-CNP Brain aging and Alzheimer's disease
Magara, Fulvio CHUV-CNP Neurobiology of mood and perinatal stress
Marquet, Pierre CHUV-CNP Neuroenergetics and Cellular Dynamics
Martin, Jean Luc CHUV-CNP / Unil-DP Neuronal Development and Depression
Riederer, Beat Michel CHUV-CNP Proteomics in psychiatric diseases and clinically applied anatomy
Stoop, Ron CHUV-CNP Neurobiology of anxiety: role of the amygdala
Toni, Nicolas CHUV-CNP Synaptic integration of new neurons in the adult hippocampus

 

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UNIL - Department of Fundamental Neurosciences (DNF)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Bagni, Claudia UNIL-DNF Fragile X Syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia
Bezzi, Paola UNIL-DNF Imaging regulated secretion processes in the brain
Chatton, Jean-Yves UNIL-DNF/DP Imaging the neuron-glia metabolic interplay
Decosterd, Isabelle CHUV-Anesthesiology / UNIL-DNF Mechanisms of pain
Fasshauer, Dirk UNIL-DNF Structural and evolutionary studies on the vesicle fusion machinery
Hirt, Lorenz CHUV / UNIL-DNF Experimental stroke and neuroprotection
Hornung, Jean-Pierre UNIL-DNF Serotonin, hippocampus and anxiety: genetic and epigenetic developmental regulation
Kasas, Sandor UNIL-DNF Touching the molecules of life
Lüthi, Anita UNIL-DNF physiology of sleep and cognitive functions
Mameli, Manuel UNIL-DNF Behavioral adaptations following synaptic modifications in discrete neuronal circuit
Neukomm, Lukas UNIL-DNF Molecular mechanisms of axon survival and degeneration
Puyal, Julien UNIL-DNF Neuroprotection against neonatal stroke and asphyxia
Telley, Ludovic UNIL-DNF Cerebellum; Motor functions
Truttmann, Anita UNIL-DNF Neuroprotection against neonatal stroke and asphyxia
Volterra, Andrea UNIL-DNF Glia, an active synaptic partner : from physiology to neurodegeneration
Walter-Barakat, Ibtissam UNIL-DNF Study of peripheral nerve regeneration

 

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UNIL - Department of Physiology (DP)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Chatton, Jean-Yves UNIL-DNF/DP Imaging the neuron-glia metabolic interplay
Knobloch, Marlen UNIL-Dep. Physiology Impact of ageing and disease on metabolic regulation of stem cells and adult neurogenesis
Martin, Jean Luc CHUV-CNP / UNIL-DP Neuronal Development and Depression
Paolicelli, Rosa Chiara UNIL-DP Microglia; brain development
Pellerin, Luc UNIL-DP Neuroenergetics
Tafti, Mehdi UNIL-DP Genetic basis of sleep
Tschudi-Monnet, Florianne UNIL-DP Neuroinflammation
Zurich, Marie-Gabrielle UNIL-DP Cellular pathways of environmental adverse effects

 

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UNIL - Dept. Pharmacology and Toxicology (DPT)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Broillet, Marie-Christine UNIL-DPT Cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels / Olfaction.
Kellenberger, Stephan UNIL-DPT Function and structure-function relationship of acid-sensing ion channels (ASICs)

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UNIL - Institute of Psychology (IP)

 

Name Institution Research Topic
Barral, Jerôme UNIL Development and control of motor functions
Brandner, Catherine UNIL-IP Sex differences / Visuospatial cognition
Lavenex, Pierre UNIL-IP Brain and cognitive development - Neurobiological basis of learning and memory across the lifespan - Neuropsychiatric and neurological disorders
Mohr, Christine UNIL-IP Experimental Study of Behavior
Thevenot, Catherine UNIL-IP Development of numerical abilities; Dyscalculia

 

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UNIL - Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG)

 

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Benton, Richard UNIL-CIG Chemosensory perception and evolution in insects
Desvergne, Béatrice UNIL-CIG Cellular differentiation
Franken, Paul UNIL-CIG Sleep and energy homeostasis, circadian clock genes, QTL analysis, genetics of EEG activity
Gatfield, David UNIL-CIG Circadian clocks, miRNAs, translation, RNA binding proteins, post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression, metabolism

 

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Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules-Gonin Lausanne

Name Institution Research Topic
Arsenijevic, Yvan Hop. Ophtalmique  
Ionta, Silvio Hop. Ophtalmique Study of causal link between (dysfunctional) neural activity and (distorted) behavioral phenotypes
Kostic, Corinne Hop. Ophtalmique Retinal disorders

 

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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Aebischer, Patrick EPFL-BMI Modelling and treatment of human neurodegenerative diseases in rodents
Blanke, Olaf EPFL-BMI Functional and neural mechanisms of body perception, corporeal awareness, and self consciousness
Courtine, Gregoire EPFL-BMI Neurorehabilitation and Neuroregeneration
Gerstner, Wulfram EPFL-BMI Models of spiking neurons and spike-timing dependent plasticity / Neuronal coding in single neurons and populations / Role of spatial representation for navigation of rat-like autonomous agents
Graeff, Johannes EPFL-BMI Long-term memories and their loss in neurodegeneration. Recovery from traumatic memories
Gruetter, Rolf EPFL-CIBM Bio-medical Imaging / In vivo neurochemistry and hypoglycemia
Herzog, Michael EPFL-BMI Basic mechanisms of visual processing in human observers
Hummel, Friedhelm EPFL & UNIGE Neuroplasticity, neuronal control of sensorimotor function, motor learning, healthy aging
Knott, Graham EPFL-CIME Electron microscopy
Lashuel, Hilal EPFL-BMI Molecular Neurobiology and Functional Neuroproteomics: structural basis of amyloid-associated toxicity in neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's disease.
Magistretti, Pierre EPFL-BMI Cellular and molecular mechanisms of brain energy metabolism
Markram, Henry EPFL-BMI Structure, function and plasticity of the microcircuitry of the neocortex
Moore, Darren EPFL-BMI Molecular pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease (PD)
Petersen, Carl EPFL-BMI Synaptic mechanisms of sensory perception and associative learning
Sandi, Carmen EPFL-BMI Stress and cognitive function
Schneggenburger, Ralf EPFL-BMI Presynaptic mechanisms underlying short-term plasticity
Van De Ville, Dimitri EPFL & UNIGE Signal and image processing; Brain network dynamics

 

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Geneva University Hospital (HUG)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Ansermet, François HUG  
Bertschy, Gilles HUG Therapeutic of anxiety and mood disorders
Bijlenga, Philippe HUG Cerebral ischemia
Gasche, Yvan HUG Molecular mechanisms of blood-brain barrier disruption and neuronal degeneration in cerebral ischemia
Ginovart, Nathalie UNIGE-HUG PET; vulnerabilty to addiction
Hüppi, Petra HUG Child Development Disorders: Study of normal and abnormal brain development in high risk neonates with neuro-imaging
Ibañez, Vicente HUG Brain imaging of neuropsychiatric disorders: functional cognitive processing, glucose metabolism, dopaminergic transmission and molecular binding in Alzheimer disease and schizophrenia
Kaiser, Stefan HUG Negative symptoms of schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders
Karege, Félicien HUG Cell Signalling and Psychiatric Disorders
Lacroix, Silvan HUG Rhinology and Olfactology: Clinical investigations of chemical senses disorders (olfaction, taste and trigeminal sense) and psychophysical and objective (evoked potentials) testing of these modalities.
Lalive, Patrice HUG Neuroimmunology
Landis, Basile HUG Rhinology and Olfactology: Clinical investigations of chemical senses disorders (olfaction, taste and trigeminal sense) and psychophysical and objective (evoked potentials) testing of these modalities.
Landis, Theodor HUG Neurology: Study of neurological disorders
Micali, Nadia UNIGE-HUG Psychiatric Neuroscience; Development; Eating Disorders
Millet, Philippe HUG PET and SPECT Quantification: Quantification of PET ligand-binder interactions
Pelizzone, Marco HUG Cochlear and Retinal Implants
Pérez Fornos, Angélica CHUV Vestibular neuroprostetics
Ptak, Radek HUG-Beau-Séjour Spatial Attention, Perception and Action
Savioz, Armand HUG Neocortical vulnerability, compensatory mechanisms and cerebral reserve in aging and Alzheimer's disease
Schaller, Karl HUG Mechanisms of cerebral ischemia and pathophysiology of cerebral blood flow
Schechter, Daniel HUG Early Childhood Stress project
Schnider, Armin HUG Cognitive Neurorehabilitation: Amnesia and Confabulation: Mechanisms and Rehabilitation.
Seeck, Margitta HUG EEG and Epilepsy
Senn, Pascal HUG Inner ear biology; Therapeutic approaches in deafness
Vutskits, Laszlo HUG Neuroscience-oriented Anesthesia: Investigating the effects of anesthetics on the developing central nervous system.
Zaidi, Habib HUG PET Instrumentation and Neurosciences: Novel instrumentation technologies development, improvement of image reconstruction techniques, modeling/simulation tools and quantitative analysis strategies for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) images

 

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UNIGE - University Medical Center (CMU)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Bellone, Camilla UNIGE-CMU Reward circuit dysfunction in neurodevelopmental disorders

Bernheim, Laurent

UNIGE-CMU

Study of skeletal muscle regeneration
Braschler, Thomas UNIGE-CMU Regenerative cell therapy in the brain for stroke and Parkinson’s disease, Soft tissue reconstruction

Carleton, Alan

UNIGE-CMU

Sensory Perception and Plasticity
 

Dayer, Alexandre

UNIGE-CMU

Study of basic neuro-developmental processes such as cortical migration and early dendritic development and their implication in the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders

Giraud, Anne-Lise

UNIGE-CMU

Neural bases of speech processing. Electrophysiology and computational modeling

Holtmaat, Anthony

UNIGE-CMU


Structural synaptic plasticity

Huber, Daniel UNIGE-CMU Neural circuits and behavior

Jabaudon, Denis

UNIGE-CMU

Molecular controls over the development and plasticity of cerebral cortical maps

Kiss, Jozsef

UNIGE-CMU

Neuromorphology: A Neural stem/progenitor cell based approach for brain repair

Lüscher, Christian

UNIGE-CMU

Addiction and Dopamine System: Study of phenomena of synaptic transmission and plasticity in the ventral tegmental area to elucidate mechanims underlying addiction.

Michel, Christoph

UNIGE-CMU

Functional Brain Mapping: Dynamic Electric Neuroimaging of large-scale cerebral neuronal networks in the healthy and pathological human brain

Mühlethaler, Michel

UNIGE-CMU

Sleep Networks: Neural networks involved in sleep and wakefulness
Pouget, Alexandre UNIGE-CMU Neural basis of probabilistic inference

Raggenbass, Mario

UNIGE-CMU

Neuropeptide and Neurotransmitter physiology: Modulation of motoneuron activity by the neuropeptide vasopressin: cellular electrophysiological studies.
Schwartz, Sophie UNIGE-CMU Sleep and Cognition Neuroimaging
Simmler, Linda UNIGE-CMU Mechanism-based reversal of pathological synaptic plasticity in OCD as strategy for Pharmacological treatment
Vuilleumier, Patrik UNIGE-CMU Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition: Combining functional brain imaging and neuropsychology to study cognitive functions, perception, and emotion, in healthy and brain-lesioned people

 

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UNIGE - Faculty of Sciences

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Jolivet, Renaud UNIGE-Sciences Brain energy consumption and imaging
Matter, Jean-Marc UNIGE-Sciences Neurogenesis: Cell cycle progression and neuronal determination
Nagoshi, Emi UNIGE-Sciences III Behavioral neuroscience and neurodegeneration. Circadian rhythms. Parkinson's disease. Drosophila & mammals.
Pun, Thierry UNIGE-Sciences Computer Vision and Multimedia: interested in multimodal interaction, affective computing, brain-computer interaction, emotions analysis
Rodriguez, Ivan UNIGE-Sciences Developmental and Molecular Biology of Sensory Systems

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UNIGE - Faculty of Psychology and Education (FPSE)

 
Name Institution Research Topic
Barrouillet, Pierre UNIGE-FPSE Cognitive processes involved in reasoning, mathematics, working memory and executive functions
Bavelier, Daphne UNIGE-FAPSE Multidisciplinary approach (behavior, brain imaging, eye tracking, vital statistics) to study how individuals learn and adapt to changes in experience, whether induced by nature (deafness) or training (playing video games)
Born, Sabine UNIGE-FPSE Interrelation between attention, eye movements and visual perception
Chanal, Julien UNIGE-FPSE Self-determination theory
Corradi-Dell'Acqua, Corrado UNIGE-FPSE Body and pain perception  
Debbané, Martin UNIGE-FAPSE Psychiatric Neuroscience; Development
De Ribaupierre, Anik UNIGE-FPSE Study of cognitive development, variability and neurofunctional changes across the lifespan
Franck, Julie UNIGE-FAPSE Psycholinguistics, Language development and cognition
Grandjean, Didier UNIGE-FPSE Neuroscience of Emotion and Affective Dynamics
Kerzel, Dirk UNIGE-FPSE Cognitive Psychology: How attention and perceptual factors interact in the visual guidance of eye and hand movements
Labouvie-vief, Gisela UNIGE-FPSE Social-emotional Development: Study of the variations occurring during the life span in neural networks involved in emotional regulation and social information processing using functional neuroimaging techniques (EEG and fMRI).
Maurer, Roland UNIGE-FPSE Human Spatial Orientation
Rudrauf, David UNIGE Multimodal modeling of emotion and feelings
Samson, Andrea CISA-Campus Biotech Emotion reactivity and regulation in Autism Spectrum Disorder and typical development, affective processes with a particular focus on positive emotions (humor), fMRI
Sander, David UNIGE-FPSE Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience of Emotion: Investigation of cognitive mechanisms involved in the processing of self-relevant stimuli, and how these processes elicit emotions and modulate attention and memory.
Scherer, Klaus UNIGE-FPSE Emotion: Theoretical development and empirical research in the affective sciences, investigating in particular the different components of the emotion process.
Ugazio, Giuseppe UNIGE-GSEM Social behavior; Decision-making; Moral values
Van Der Linden, Martial UNIGE-FPSE Psychopathology and Cognitive Neuropsychology: Theoretical development and empirical research in the field of cognitive psychopathology and neuropsychology
Zesiger, Pascal UNIGE-FPSE Processing, acquisition and disorders of language : Early lexical acquisition in infants and toddlers, role of phonology and phonological working memory in lexical and grammatical acquisition in 4-5 year-olds, acquisition of lexical and grammatical spelling in school-aged children.

 

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UNIGE - Office médico-pédagogique (OMP)

Name Institution Research Topic
Eliez, Stephan UNIGE -  Department of Psychiatry; OMP Study of neurogenetic syndromes and psychiatric disorders in children and adolescent
Schaer, Marie

UNIGE -  Department of Psychiatry; OMP

Autism

 

Labs at the University of Fribourg associated with Lemanic Neuroscience

Name Institution Research Topic
Capogrosso, Marco UNIFR Neural control of movement with focus on translational applications to motor disorders
Lamy, Christophe UNIFR Neural circuits of behavior, Neurometabolic interactions
Plomp, Gijs UNIFR Perceptual networks in vision
Rainer, Gregor UNIFR Cognitive functions in the tree shrew and primate visual system, with particular focus on short-term memory, attention and visual learning and the impact of neuromodulation on these processes
Rasch, Bjorn UNIFR Role of sleep for cognitive and affective brain functions
Rouiller, Eric UNIFR  
Spierer, Lucas UNIFR Clinical and functional neuroimaging investigations of learning-induced cortical plasticity

 

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