The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

MD-PhD fellowship awarded to Aurélie Bochet

aurelie bochet

The SNSF, the SAMS and the Swiss cancer research foundation will support ten young medical researchers in doing their MD-PhDs. The national MD-PhD commission has awarded fellowships to 10 of the 23 medical researchers proposed by the local MD-PhD commissions. Read more…

Christian Lüscher becomes a member of the SAMS

Christian Lüscher portrait

Professor Christian Lüscher from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and a NCCR Synapsy member joins the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) The senate of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences has appointed Professor Lüscher as individual member of the Read more…

Kim Do and Andrea Volterra new members of the SAMS


The Senate of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) appointed Kim Do and Andrea Volterra, project leaders at the NCCR-Synapsy, as individual members of the Academy. Kim Do is associate professor at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of 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…