Institute of Neuroscience (IoNS)

The aim of our Institute of Neuroscience (IoNS) is to improve our knowledge of our nervous system and neurological illnesses as well as stimulate neuroscience at UCL. By providing a fertile working environment and furthering a judicious use of existing resources, it strives to reach a wide audience, to enhance visibility and to arouse interest in questions that are sometimes so complex they might put young researchers off. IoNS brings together researchers with diverse skills and encourages them to study the nervous system in an integrated way, “from molecule to behaviour”. 

The systemic and cognitive as well as clinical approaches, of a holistic nature, require such skills as functional imaging, electrophysiology in vivo and different functional tests. The cell and molecular approach is more analytic, based on conception and the analyses of simple animal models, and on the study of cellular and tissue culture.

Chairman: Pr Jean-Noël Octave

 

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Vignette Prof. Gordon & Masson
In the context of the thesis defense of Caroline EGO, Prof. A. GORDON (Columbia University, NY) and G. MASSON (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone, Marseille) will give a talk.
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Vignette Caroline Ego
Caroline EGO (IoNS/COSY & ICTEAM/INMA) will defend her thesis on visual tracking in individuals with cerebral palsy and autism spectrum disorder.
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Vignette Maxime Gilliaux
Maxime GILLIAUX (IoNS/COSY) will defend his thesis on upper limb movements rehabilitation in cerebral palsy and stroke disease.
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Vignette-B-Hidalgo
Benjamin HIDALGO (IoNS/COSY) will defend his thesis on orthopaedic manual therapy for patients with nonspecific low back pain.
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| 29/05/2015 |
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