Uniscience, publications:

ORCID number: 0000-0002-6405-1590



Capogrosso M, Wagner FB, Gandar J, Moraud EM, Wenger N, Milekovic T, Shkorbatova P, Pavlova N, Musienko P, Bezard E, Bloch J, Courtine G. Configuration of electrical spinal cord stimulation through real-time processing of gait kinematics. Nat Protoc. 2018 Sep;13(9):2031-2061.

Fregosi M, Contestabile A, Badoud S, Borgognon S, Cottet J, Brunet JF, Bloch J, Schwab ME, Rouiller EM. Changes of motor corticobulbar projections following different lesion types affecting the central nervous system in adult macaque monkeys. Eur J Neurosci. 2018 Aug;48(4):2050-2070.



Bloch J, Lacour SP, Courtine G. Electronic dura mater meddling in the central nervous system. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Apr 1;74(4):470-475.

Mignardot JB, Le Goff CG, van den Brand R, Capogrosso M, Fumeaux N, Vallery H, Anil S, Lanini J, Fodor I, Eberle G, Ijspeert A, Schurch B, Curt A, Carda S, Bloch J, von Zitzewitz J, Courtine G. A multidirectional gravity-assist algorithm that enhances locomotor control in patients with stroke or spinal cord injury. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Jul 19;9(399).



Badoud S, Borgognon S, Cottet J, Chatagny P, Moret V, Fregosi M, Kaeser M, Fortis E, Schmidlin E, Bloch J, Brunet JF, Rouiller EM. (2016). Effects of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex lesion on motor habit and performance assessed with manual grasping and control of force in macaque monkeys. Brain Struct Funct. 22(3):1193-1206.

Wenger N, Moraud EM, Gandar J, Musienko P, Capogrosso M, Baud L, Le Goff CG, Barraud Q, Pavlova N, Dominici N, Minev IR, Asboth L, Hirsch A, Duis S, Kreider J, Mortera A, Haverbeck O, Kraus S, Schmitz F, DiGiovanna J, van den Brand R, Bloch J, Detemple P, Lacour SP, Bézard E, Micera S, Courtine G. Spatiotemporal neuromodulation therapies engaging muscle synergies improve motor control after spinal cord injury. Nat Med. 2016 Feb;22(2):138-45.

Capogrosso M, Milekovic T, Borton D, Wagner F, Moraud EM, Mignardot JB, Buse N, Gandar J, Barraud Q, Xing D, Rey E, Duis S, Jianzhong Y, Ko WK, Li Q, Detemple P, Denison T, Micera S, Bezard E, Bloch J, Courtine G. A brain-spine interface alleviating gait deficits after spinal cord injury in primates. Nature. 2016 Nov 10;539(7628):284-288.



Courtine G, Bloch J. Defining ecological strategies in neuroprosthetics. Neuron. 2015 Apr 8;86(1):29-33

van den Brand R, Mignardot JB, von Zitzewitz J, Le Goff C, Fumeaux N, Wagner F, Capogrosso M, Martin Moraud E, Micera S, Schurch B, Curt A, Carda S, Bloch J, Courtine G. Neuroprosthetic technologies to augment the impact of neurorehabilitation after spinal cord injury. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Sep;58(4):232-7.

Friedli L, Rosenzweig ES, Barraud Q, Schubert M, Dominici N, Awai L, Nielson JL, Musienko P, Nout-Lomas Y, Zhong H, Zdunowski S, Roy RR, Strand SC, van den Brand R, Havton LA, Beattie MS, Bresnahan JC, Bézard E, Bloch J, Edgerton VR, Ferguson AR, Curt A, Tuszynski MH, Courtine G. Pronounced species divergence in corticospinal tract reorganization  and functional recovery after lateralized spinal cord injury favors primates. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Aug 26;7(302):302ra134.



Bloch J, Brunet JF, McEntire CR, Redmond DE (2014). Primate adult brain cell autotransplantation produces behavioral and biological recovery in 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine-induced parkinsonian St. Kitts monkeys. J Comp Neurol. 522(12):2729-40


Selected Publications

Brunet JF, Rouiller E, Wannier T, Villemure JG, Bloch J: Primate adult brain cell autotransplantation, a new tool for brain repair? Exp Neurol 2005;196:195-198.

Badaut J, Petit JM, Brunet JF, Magistretti PJ, Charriaut-Marlangue C, Regli L: Distribution of aquaporin 9 in the adult rat brain: Preferential expression in catecholaminergic neurons and in glial cells. Neuroscience 2004;128:27-38.

Brunet JF, Grollimund L, Chatton JY, Lengacher S, Magistretti PJ, Villemure JG, Pellerin L: Early acquisition of typical metabolic features upon differentiation of mouse neural stem cells into astrocytes. Glia 2004;46:8-17.

Badaut J, Brunet JF, Grollimund L, Hamou MF, Magistretti PJ, Villemure JG, Regli L: Aquaporin 1 and aquaporin 4 expression in human brain after subarachnoid hemorrhage and in peritumoral tissue. Acta Neurochir Suppl 2003;86:495-498.

Brunet JF, Pellerin L, Magistretti P, Villemure JG: Cryopreservation of human brain tissue allowing timely production of viable adult human brain cells for autologous transplantation. Cryobiology 2003;47:179-183.

Brunet JF, Pellerin L, Arsenijevic Y, Magistretti P, Villemure JG: A novel method for in vitro production of human glial-like cells from neurosurgical resection tissue. Lab Invest 2002;82:809-812.

Arsenijevic Y, Villemure JG, Brunet JF, Bloch JJ, Deglon N, Kostic C, Zurn A, Aebischer P: Isolation of multipotent neural precursors residing in the cortex of the adult human brain. Exp Neurol 2001;170:48-62.


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