Synapsy researchers shine in Campus magazine

In its March 2024 issue, the University of Geneva's Campus magazine highlights the remarkable achievements of members of the Synapsy Center. Here's a quick roundup of the pages that put the Center in the spotlight.


Christian Lüscher's master stroke

On page 5, Campus celebrates the excellence of Christian Lüscher, Professor in the Department of Basic Neuroscience, who has been honored by the prestigious Society for Neuroscience with one of two Peter Seeburg 2023 Awards. The award recognizes his outstanding contributions to the understanding of executive brain functions and cognitive processes.


How rodents enlighten us, by Camilla Bellone

The March issue of the magazine also explores the fascinating intersections between social behavior in mice and humans. On page 29, an article entitled "Of Mice and Men" highlights the importance of rodents as research models for understanding social interactions. Camilla Bellone, an expert in the field, underlines the relevance of animal experimentation in deciphering the underlying neurological mechanisms, a must-read for anyone interested in the progress of neuroscience research.


Indrit Bègue, pushing back the frontiers of schizophrenia

Finally, the recognition continues with an article dedicated to Indrit Bègue, recipient of a Leenaards Foundation award for her innovative approach to improving the negative symptoms of schizophrenia, such as apathy. His pioneering work on individualized stimulation of a specific region of the cerebellum opens up promising horizons for the treatment of schizophrenia.


Discover these inspiring articles and much more in the March 2024 issue of Campus Magazine:


19 Mar 2024