Third annual Wyss Investigators Symposium

Neurotechnology for human benefit

Neurotechnology for human benefit

Wyss Center supported investigators gathered at Campus Biotech on Thursday 6 December for the third annual Wyss Center Investigators Symposium.

Professor John Donoghue , Director of the Wyss Center, opened the event with an overview of the Center’s mission and translational projects.

The major program areas : movement restoration, brain circuits, precision stroke rehabilitation and advanced technology were presented by the program managers. The stage was then taken by Wyss Center supported investigators who showed how their individual projects contribute to the overall Wyss Center programs. The diverse agenda included talks on brain-on-a-chip technologies, epilepsy monitoring , tinnitus regulation , stroke rehabilitation and dyslexia treatment. The floor was opened to participants for lively debate and discussion between the talks.

The Symposium was brought to a close with a Platform Highlight presented by Dr Laura Batti and Dr Stéphane Pagès who showed some of the latest images and videos from the lightsheet microscopes that form part of the Wyss Center’s new Advanced Lightsheet Imaging Platform (ALICe) .

Conversations continued during an evening reception which gave attendees the opportunity to discuss ideas and potential future collaborations.

Photo credit: Sébastien Pernecker