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The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

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NCCR-SYNAPSY The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Researchers and psychiatrists of the Swiss National Centre Competence in Research NCCR-SYNAPSY have joined forces to study the biological basis of psychiatric disorders. In order to offer patients new perspectives of a cure and a higher quality of life, this innovative union between psychiatry and neuroscience is seeking to better understand the origins of mental disorders, and thus settle upon better diagnosis and treatments.

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Identification of a behavioral and neural signature of trait anxiety related to differences in effortful motivated behavior
Developmental stress WP#4

Identification of a behavioral and neural signature of trait anxiety related to differences in effortful motivated behavior

The combined expertise of Carmen Sandi and Christoph Michel's labs allowed to better understand the neurological basis of trait anxiety,...
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Grant from the National MD-PhD program for Dr. Michel Godel
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Grant from the National MD-PhD program for Dr. Michel Godel

The MD-PhD national program grants allow eleven young doctors engaged in research to complete a doctorate in natural sciences, public...
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Joint NCCR Synapsy – IRCN “22q” Workshop, Jul y 6-7, 2019, Tokyo, Japan
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Joint NCCR Synapsy – IRCN “22q” Workshop, Jul y 6-7, 2019, Tokyo, Japan

This past weekend, a joint NCCR Synapsy-IRCN workshop took place University of Tokyo. Several Synapsy PIs from UNIGE attended and...
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High-risk youth symposium at the 18th ESCAP congress in Vienna
Developmental stress Event

High-risk youth symposium at the 18th ESCAP congress in Vienna

The symposium “Neural correlates of cognitive control impairment in high-risk youth” organized by Synapsy member Dr. Camille Piguet, from UNIGE,...
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22q11 symposium at the 18th ESCAP congress in Vienna
22q11 deletion syndrome Event

22q11 symposium at the 18th ESCAP congress in Vienna

Members of the group of Prof. Stephan Eliez, from the University of Geneva successfully finished the first Synapsy symposium at...
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Stephan Eliez interviewed by RTS radio – CQFD show
22q11 deletion syndrome

Stephan Eliez interviewed by RTS radio – CQFD show

Schizophrenia: everything is at stake in the adolescent brain   A developmental problem of the hippocampus during adolescence is at...
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Schizophrenia: adolescence is the game-changer
22q11 deletion syndrome

Schizophrenia: adolescence is the game-changer

Researchers at UNIGE have discovered that the development of the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory and...
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Workshop “Gender Equity in Science”
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Workshop “Gender Equity in Science”

Friday, 5 July 2019 9am – 4pm, Sciences III, Geneva. The NCCR Chemical Biology organizes the 1st edition of the workshop...
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Explorer Christian Clot – Conference
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Explorer Christian Clot – Conference

Wednesday, July 3 – 6pm, Biotech Campus, Geneva. Christian Clot has successively crossed the four most extreme environments of the...
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Below, our 3’04” presentation video (English) – Version française >

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