NCCR-Synapsy

The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Max Cloëtta Foundation Prize 2016 to Andreas Lüthi

Andreas Lüthi Cloëtta award 2016

The Max Cloëtta prize 2016 awards two researchers from Basel and Lausanne. The Professor Dr. Max Cloëtta Foundation has awarded the 2016 Cloëtta Prize to two prestigious scientists: Professor Michel Gilliet, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Read more…


2016 Ernest Solvay prize for Prof. Claudia Bagni

Claudia Bagni QEMF award

Prof. Claudia Bagni has been awarded the Ernest Solvay prize for 2016 by Queen Elizabeth Medical Foundation, for the project “CYFIP1-pathies: shared pathways in intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders”. Q.E.M.F for Neurosciences webpage > < Back to NEWS & AWARDS Read more…


Hirnliga Research Award 2016 to Anthony Holtmaat

Prof. Holtmaat receives prize

Prize “ Ligue Suisse sur le Cerveau - Hirnliga “ 2016 awarded to Anthony Holtmaat. The Swiss League for the Brain awards a prize every two years for outstanding brain research. This year’s CHF 20,000 prize went to Professor Anthony Holtmaat Read more…


Pierre Magistretti wins 2016 IPSEN Neuronal Plasticity prize

Pierre Magistretti Ipsen prize

Professor Pierre Magistretti, from EPFL’s Brain Mind Institute, has been awarded the prestigious IPSEN Neuronal Plasticity prize for 2016. The 2016 Neuronal Plasticity prize is awarded jointly to Professor Pierre Magistretti, and another two world-renowned scientists, Professor David Altwell from Read more…


A publication by Dominik Moser rewarded during the French Psychiatry Congress

Dominique Moser

During the French Psychiatry Congress; a prize goes to Dominik Moser, Ph. D student in Prof Daniel Schechter’s lab, for his work leading to an article published in Stress. On the 26th November, Dominik Moser flew to Nantes where he Read more…


Carmen Sandi awarded the Behavioral Brain Research Prize

carmen sandi at the FENS

Carmen Sandi, project leader on the “Developmental stress” project of Synapsy and head of the Brain Mind Institute (EPFL), received the Behavioral Brain Research Prize last Sunday. On the occasion of the biannual Forum 2014 of the FENS-Federation of the Read more…


Martina Franchini awarded the Best Poster Prize

m. franchini portrait

Martina Franchini, researcher from Marie Schaer and Stephan Eliez’s group, was honored by the Swiss Society of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents during its Annual Congress. Martina Franchini received the Prize from the Swiss Society of Psychiatry and Read more…


Peter Scheiffele awarded the Robert Bing Prize

peter scheiffele portrait

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) has awarded Prof. Peter Scheiffele from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and Prof. Denis Jabaudon of the University of Geneva with the Robert Bing Prize 2014. Peter Scheiffele is a Professor Read more…


Micah Murray is awarded the Research Prize of the Swiss Brain League

micah murray hirnliga award 2014

Profs. Magistretti and Murray The 2014 Research Prize of the Swiss Brain League (Hirnliga) is awarded to Prof. Micah M. Murray (UNIL-CHUV) and to Prof. Christoph S. Herrmann (University of Oldenburg, Germany). Vision, and perception more generally, should not be Read more…