EPFL Neuro Research Groups

EPFL Neuro Investigators

Patrick Aebischer

Neurodegenerative disease and gene therapy

Johan Auwerx

Signaling networks, mitochondrial function and metabolism in health, aging and disease

Aude Billard

Control and design of robotic systems for human interactions

Olaf Blanke

Mechanisms of body perception, body awareness and self-consciousness in humans

Gregoire Courtine

Motor control and neuroprosthetics in rodents, monkeys and humans

Pascal Fua

Computer vision and neural circuit tracing

Wulfram Gerstner

Computations in neuronal networks, plasticity and learning

Diego Ghezzi

Neuro-optoelectronic interfaces and visual prosthesis

Johannes Gräff

Mechanisms of long-term memory in mice – epigenetics, PTSD and Alzheimer’s disease

Rolf Gruetter

Functional and metabolic magnetic resonnance imaging in rodents and humans

Michael Herzog

Human visual perception and schizophrenia

Kathryn Hess Bellwald

Mathematics and topology of neural circuits

Friedhelm Hummel

Human sensorimotor systems, plasticity and rehabilitation after stroke and traumatic brain injury

Auke Ijspeert

Locomotion in biologically-inspired robots

Graham Knott

Electron microscopy of the ultrastructure of synapses, cells and circuits

Stéphanie Lacour

Technology of soft bioelectronic interfaces, including ultra-compliant neural electrodes

Gioele La Manno

Genetic programming of cell-types in the mammalian nervous system

Hilal Lashuel

Molecular and structural basis of protein misfolding and aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases

Henry Markram

Structure, function and plasticity of neuronal microcircuits in rodents and in silico

Brian McCabe

Motor circuits and diseases in flies, mice and humans

Silvestro Micera

Neural interfaces and robotic systems to restore sensorimotor function in people

Carl Petersen

Neuronal circuits for reward-based learning of goal-directed behaviour in mice

Gregor Rainer

Visual processing across mammalian species and neuromodulation

Pavan Ramdya

Neural circuits driving behavior in flies and robots

Philippe Renaud

Microfabrication technologies for bioelectronic devices such as micro-electrodes for neural recordings

Carmen Sandi

Mechanisms of stress and anxiety in humans and rodents

Ralf Schneggenburger

Synaptic mechanisms of fear learning in mice

Bernard Schneider

Neurodegenerative disease and gene therapy

Felix Schürmann

Structure, function and plasticity of neuronal microcircuits in silico

Jean-Philippe Thiran

Image processing and diffusion tensor imaging analysis of human brain connectivity

Dimitri Van De Ville

Innovative data-processing tools for analysis of human neuroimaging data