Service of Neurosurgery
The Service of Neurosurgery has developed several areas of clinical and fundamental research on brain tumour biopsies, cerebral ischemia, neural stem cells and cellular physiology.
Ongoing fundamental research projects
- Cellular Therapy
Dr Jean-François Brunet, in collaboration with Dr Jocelyne Bloch, associate physician of the Service of Neurosurgery, are studying the possibility of performing auto-transplantation of adult brain cells and their therapeutic potential in models of motor cortex lesions and neurodegenerative disease. In collaboration with Professor Eric Rouiller from the Institute of Physiology, Fribourg and Professor Eugene Redmond from the Yale Department of Psychiatry.
- Neuromodulation research
- Neurobiology of epilepsy, stress and anxiety disorders