To Chatham native Meaghan Creed, the brain is a puzzle. Her quest for solutions has taken her to Switzerland and now Maryland. Creed, 30, is turning heads with her research into addiction. Currently an assistant professor in pharmacology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, she recently earned the Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation. […]
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Last June, Claudia Bagni received the Pavoncella Award for the Scientific Creativity for her research work on synaptic plasticity and neurodevelopmental disorders. The prize reward Italian and non-Italian women around the world for their creativity and excellence in art, literature, journalism, business, science and social activities.
The research grant 2017 from the Swiss League Against Epilepsy goes to Dr. Charles Quairiaux, Dr. Abbas Khani and Prof. Christoph Michel of the Department of Basic Neurosciences of the University of Geneva for their project entitled: “Decreasing susceptibility of the epileptic networks by suppression of fast ripples in a mouse‐model of temporal lobe epilepsy” […]
The Biaggi de Blasys Award for the best thesis in neuroscience in 2016 went to two LNDS alumni: Dr. Sebastiano BARISELLI for his thesis “SHANK3 CONTROLS MATURATION OF SOCIAL REWARD CIRCUITS IN THE VTA” defended at the University of Geneva on May 25, 2016. Dr. Shanaz DIESSLER for her thesis “TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF […]
The Theodore Ott Award 2017 will be granted to two researchers for their remarkable works in neurosciences : Prof. Christian Lüscher from the Geneva university and Prof. Andrea Volterra from the Lausanne university Christian Lüscher studies the alterations of the cerebral circuits caused by drugs and develops different approaches to normalize them. Andrea Volterra Explores […]
The FBM-UNIL Clinical Sciences award was handed to Patric Hagmann for his work in the field of neuroradiology and brain connection studies through NMR diffusion techniques. The 2016 Honorary Professors, Giorgio Zanetti, outgoing director of the School of Medicine, and the new Ombudsman also were honored.
The Betty and David Koetser Foundation for research on the brain rewards this year Christian Lüscher, Professor at the Department of fundamental neurosciences of the Faculty of Medicine at UNIGE and Synapsy member. Professor Lüscher, a specialist of neural mechanisms underlying addiction and obsessive compulsive disorders, uses innovative techniques such as optogenetics to better understand […]