Bertarelli Fellowships

Outgoing, academic year 2011-2012

  

Léonie ASBOTH
Research project carried out at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Department of Neurology, Berenson-Allen Center of Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Alvaro Pascual‐Leone (EPFL mentor: Prof. Olaf Blanke).

EPFL Master thesis: “Quantification of Fine Movement Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease Using a Digitized Tablet: Turning Experimental Findings into a Clinically Simple Diagnostic Tool”.

     
  

Nicolas BEUCHAT
Research project carried out at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Laboratory of Motion Analysis, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Paolo Bonato (EPFL mentor: Prof. José del R. Millán).

EPFL Master thesis: “Estimating Motor Adaptation Dynamics from the Force-Field Adaptation Paradigm using the Expectation-Maximization Algorithm”.

     
  

Amélie GUEX
Research project carried out at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Eaton‐Peabody Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Daniel J. Lee (EPFL mentors: Profs. Stéphanie Lacour and Olaf Blanke).

EPFL Master thesis: “Characterization of the Auditory System Responses to Infrared Neural Stimulation of the Cochlear Nucleus”.

     
  

Elvira PIRONDINI
Research project carried out at Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Laboratory of Neuroscience Statistic Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Emery Brown and Dr. Patrick Purdon (EPFL mentor: Prof. Nouchine Hadjikhani).

EPFL Master thesis: “Sparse Priors and Empirically-Tailored Basis Sets For EEG Source Localization, Applied to Cross-Frequency Coupling under General Anesthesia”.

   

 

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Outgoing, academic year 2012-2013

  

Olivia GOZEL
Research project carried out at the Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. John H.R. Maunsell (EPFL mentor: Prof. José del R. Millán).

EPFL Master thesis: “Local Field Correlates of Visual Attention”.

     
  

Vanessa LAVERSENNE
Research project carried out at the Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration, Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Marcie Glicksman (EPFL mentor: Bernard Schneider, Ph.D.).

EPFL Master thesis: “Drug Discovery in Academia: Screening compounds from assay design to hit confirmation”.

     
  

David PERRUCHOUD
Research project carried out at Cortical Physiology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Sydney Cash (EPFL mentor: Prof. José del R. Millán).

EPFL Master thesis: “Semantical Properties of Animals and Objects
Spontaneous Covert Speech from Non-Invasive Brain Recording”.

Outgoing, academic year 2013-2014

 

  

Isabelle DALLE FUSINE
Research project carried out at the Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Bernardo L. Sabatini, (EPFL mentor: Prof. Ralf Schneggenburger).

EPFL Master thesis: “Monitoring of Phosphatidylserine Exposure during
Hippocampal Long-Term Depression”.

     
  

Lionel RENAUD
Research project carried out at the Department of Neurology, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Edwin M. Robertson, (EPFL mentor: Prof. Olaf Blanke).

EPFL Master thesis: “Biological Mechanisms of Interference between Memory Systems”.

     
  

Charles-Henri VILA
Research project carried out at Department of Otology and Laryngology,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Daniel B. Polley (EPFL mentor: Prof. Grégoire Courtine).

EPFL Master thesis: “Corticocollicular Influences on Sound Processing in the IC”.

Outgoing, academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017

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