NCCR-Synapsy

The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

WOMEN SCIENTISTS IN THE NEWS

Daniella Dwir’s study awarded prize

Daniella Dwir’s study awarded prize

Daniella Dwir, researcher in the laboratory of Kim Do at the Schizophrenia Research Unit of the Center for Psychiatric Neurosciences of the CHUV, won the "Young investigator award" of the...
Read More
#NCCRWomen – Marie Schaer

#NCCRWomen – Marie Schaer

https://nccr-synapsy.ch/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NCCRW_SCHAER_FINAL.movMeet Marie Schaer, a researcher working for the NCCR Synapsy at the University of Geneva. Her studies aims to understand the symptoms of autism, a developmental disorder associated with communication...
Read More
#NCCRWomen – Zoé Schilliger

#NCCRWomen – Zoé Schilliger

https://nccr-synapsy.ch/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NCCRW_SCHILLIGER_FINAL.movMeet Zoé Schilliger, a doctoral student in psychiatric neuroscience at the University of Lausanne and CHUV. She is working on stress management during adolescence, more specifically how it can lead...
Read More
#NCCRWomen – Camilla Bellone

#NCCRWomen – Camilla Bellone

https://nccr-synapsy.ch/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NCCRW_BELLONE_FINAL.movMeet Camilla Bellone, Director of the NCCR Synapsy and neuroscientist working at the University of Geneva. She is studying how the brain controls social behavior.The #NCCRWomen campaign introduces you to...
Read More
#NCCRWomen – Silvia Monari

#NCCRWomen – Silvia Monari

https://nccr-synapsy.ch/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NCCR_MONARI_FINAL.movMeet Silvia Monari, a medical doctor doing a PhD in neuroscience at EPFL. She is studying how stress can affect memory and sleep for the NCCR Synapsy.Meet Marie Schaer, a...
Read More
#NCCRWomen – Farnaz Delavari

#NCCRWomen – Farnaz Delavari

https://nccr-synapsy.ch/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NCCR_DELAVARI_FINAL.movMeet Farnaz Delavari, a medical doctor doing a PhD in neuroscience at the University of Geneva. She is studying the brain mechanisms that lead to psychosis and anxiety for the...
Read More
From science to yoga — and back to science

From science to yoga — and back to science

After initial studies in science, Zeynep Knight-Celen opts for a life practicing and teaching yoga. Ten years later her interest in the workings of the mind rekindles her scientific curiosity...
Read More
Confined planet: a challenge for women

Confined planet: a challenge for women

Following the WHO's announcement on the coronavirus pandemic, our planet entered several weeks of confinement. Since then, the scientific community has been studying the consequences of this health crisis, particularly...
Read More
Halfway between cell biology and patient care

Halfway between cell biology and patient care

Zoé Schilliger was one of the three 2019 winners of the Synapsy clinician-researcher grant. She is embarking on a PhD on anxiety that is based on the expertise of two...
Read More
Breaking the transmission of trauma

Breaking the transmission of trauma

Children of mothers with post-traumatic stress disorder have difficulty processing their emotions. Defining the neural bases of this dysfunction will help develop future treatments. Transmitting information, you do not have...
Read More
Making a living on two wheels and electroencephalography

Making a living on two wheels and electroencephalography

Virginie Perizzolo tells us how cycling and speech therapy helped her recently graduate from the Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School.   What training did you do to become a doctor in...
Read More
No clinical work without understanding the basics

No clinical work without understanding the basics

Silvia Monari explains the difficult choice she had to make between medicine and life sciences when deciding on what direction her studies would take. Silvia tells us how she intends...
Read More
Mapping the emotional management of trauma

Mapping the emotional management of trauma

Trauma can induce fear pathologies, which are treated using psychotherapeutic approaches whose brain pathways have recently been identified. Fear leaves traces in the brain, and remembering it causes a feeling...
Read More
Neural signature of trait anxiety

Neural signature of trait anxiety

The neurological basis of trait anxiety, a risk factor for the development of neuropsychiatric diseases, revealed by Synapsy researchers. Trait anxiety is a personality dimension related to the extent to...
Read More
Two Synapsy Neuroscientists Win Prestigious European Grants

Two Synapsy Neuroscientists Win Prestigious European Grants

Camilla Bellone, member of the NCCR-Synapsy and researcher at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), was awarded the European Research Council's ERC Consolidator grant. Additionally, Alan Carleton, also a member of...
Read More
Virginie Perizzolo’s work awarded prize

Virginie Perizzolo’s work awarded prize

The 11th French Congress of Psychiatry (CFP) awarded Best Scientific Publications of 2019 by Young Researchers Prize, 3rd Place to Virginie Perizzolo (née Pointet) of the University of Geneva, for...
Read More
New EEG Study on Euthymic Bipolar Disorder Patients

New EEG Study on Euthymic Bipolar Disorder Patients

Bipolar disorder (BD) is a common and severe psychiatric disorder. A better understanding of the underlying pathophysiology is needed to identify objective biomarkers of BD that would improve diagnostic and...
Read More
Kerstin Von Plessen – Treatments Based on Self-Regulation

Kerstin Von Plessen – Treatments Based on Self-Regulation

Kerstin von Plessen studies early biomarkers and potential resilience pathways for treating neurodevelopmental illnesses - areas that require a translational approach. As well as being a full professor in the...
Read More
Empowerment: Three Questions for Bita Moghaddam

Empowerment: Three Questions for Bita Moghaddam

Bita Moghaddam is a full professor at Oregon Health and Science University where she holds the Chair of the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience. In the past 26 years, she focused...
Read More
Nathalie Ginovart – Translational Research Using Neuroimaging

Nathalie Ginovart – Translational Research Using Neuroimaging

Nathalie Ginovart uses neuroimaging as a research tool to investigate mental disorders and as a way of bringing the clinical and fundamental worlds closer together. Nathalie Ginovart started by studying...
Read More
1 2 3 5