The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

The neurons that rewrite traumatic memories

Graeff June18

Neuroscientists at EPFL have located the cells that help reprogram long-lasting memories of traumatic experiences towards safety, a first in neuroscience. The study is published in Science. Memories of traumatic experiences can lead to mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress Read more…

Roland Hasler at the International ADHD Congress in Tel Aviv

Roland Hasler giving a conference

Roland Hasler presenting –  March 2018 Dr Roland Hasler presented Synapsy’s research on electroencephalogram (EEG) Neurofeedback on adult patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Neurofeedback (NF) uses EEG brain-computer interface to give participants a real-time feedback about their brain Read more…

Mental Health Science Award to Dr. Johannes Gräff

Johannes Gräff MQ award

Mental Heath Science was very proud to announce the winners of their 2015 Fellows Awards. This is the third year of the MQ’s annual Fellows Award programme, which supports the next generation of research leaders across scientific disciplines and countries. Read more…

The brain, a mirror of the mother’s trauma

Schechter team

Previous studies have shown it is more difficult for mothers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related to a history of violent life events to react appropriately to their child in moments of stress (for example separations, conflicts, new 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…