26 May 2016, SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

Website: thebrainforum.org

Prof. Pierre Magistretti from KAUST and EPFL, discusses how scientists and psychiatrists of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) – Synapsy have joined together to study the biological basis of psychiatric disease. The aim of this joint-venture between psychiatry and neurobiology is to better understand the origins of psychatric and cognitive disorders in order to improve diagnosis and treatment. Its long-term goal is to provide patients with new possibilities for curing their illnesses and improving their quality of life.

About speaker
Prof. Pierre Magistretti is currently the Dean of the Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia. He also has an affiliation as Professor of Neuroscience at the Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, Switzerland.

About The Brain Forum
Researchers, engineers, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, industrialists, investors, funding agencies and policy makers meet at The Brain Forum 2016, to advance our understanding of how the brain works and to accelerate the application of this knowledge in society and the economy.


Channel: The Brain Forum
Categories: The Brain Forum,Videos
Video Views: 78 views
Original Publish Date: Published on Jun 17, 2016
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CPftssOv0U

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