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The Wyss Center’s unique interdisciplinary team guides the translation of innovative neurotechnology research ideas into clinical solutions that benefit people and society.

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Leadership Team

John Donoghue, PhD

Director

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Claude Clément

Chief Technology Officer

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Benoît Dubuis, PhD

Development Director

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Tracy Laabs, PhD

Deputy Director

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Wyss Center Neurotechnology Experts

The Wyss Center’s unique interdisciplinary team guides the translation of innovative neurotechnology research ideas into clinical solutions that benefit people and society.

Maxime Baud, MD, PhD

Staff Neurologist

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Tiago Bertolote

Mechanical Engineer

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Ainara Bujanda-Cundin

Electrical Engineer

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Florent Burdin

Implantable Systems Engineer

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Olivier Coquoz, PhD

Program Manager

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Martina Coscia, PhD

Staff Engineer

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Arnau Espinosa

Project Engineer

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Dominique Fillere

Regulatory Affairs

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George Kouvas, Dipl.-Ing., MBA

Program Manager

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Jorge Morales, PhD

Implantable Materials Engineer

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Sébastien Pernecker

Embedded Software Engineer

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Gilles Reymond, PhD

Staff Engineer

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Aleksander Sobolewski, PhD

Staff Neuroscientist

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Giulia Spigoni, PhD

Clinical Research Specialist & Project Manager

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Stéphanie Trznadel

Field Clinical Research Associate

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Alain Woodtli

Advanced Technology Program Manager

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Ioannis Vlachos, PhD

Staff Engineer/Neuroscientist

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Jonas Zimmermann, PhD

Staff Neuroscientist

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Operations Team

The Operations Team ensures the smooth running of the Wyss Center and includes legal support for projects as well as internal and external science and engineering communications.

Johanna Bowler, PhD

Media and Public Relations Manager

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Maria Primiceri

Administrative Assistant

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Patrick Ruffieux

Head of Finance

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Gabriela Santesso

Executive Assistant

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Wyss Center Researchers

Wyss Center Researchers bring academic experience in brain-computer-interfaces, neurophysiology, neural signal processing and clinical research.

Brenna Argall, PhD

Visiting Fellow

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Niels Birbaumer, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

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Ujwal Chaudhary, PhD

Research Associate

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Friedhelm Hummel, PhD, MD

Senior Research Fellow

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Zahra Khaliliardali, PhD

Wyss Research Associate

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Platforms Team

The neuroscience and engineering platforms are staffed with experienced technical experts who train and support users. They also maintain links with academic and industrial partners to ensure Wyss Center researchers have access to the latest research and engineering tools.

Laura Batti, PhD

Microscopy Facility Manager

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Corinne Brana, PhD

Preclinical Neuroscience Platform Coordinator

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Martina Coscia, PhD

Robotics Facility Manager

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Anthony Guillet

Process Engineer

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Aurélien Lacombe

Technician

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Stéphane Pagès, PhD

Staff Scientist

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Valérian Ruhaut

Maintenance Engineer

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Michaël Stoeckel

Neural Microsystem Platform Manager

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Audrey Tissot

Light Sheet Microscope Technician

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We are always keen to hear from people who are interested in joining our international team.

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