Science & Society Seminar #6 with Jocelyne Bloch and Grégoire Courtine


The seminar has successfully taken place. You will find the recording of the event here.


AERG is delighted to announce its 6th "Science & Society" seminar featuring Prof. Jocelyne Bloch and Grégoire Courtine. Renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist, they will jointly present a lecture titled:

"Mechanism-driven neuroprostheses to restore neurological functions"

The event is scheduled for 3 May 2024 at the National Academy of Medicine in Paris, located at 16 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris. We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming both Jocelyne Bloch and Grégoire Courtine for what promises to be an enlightening session.

If you are interested in joining us, please register here.

In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch: 

Jocelyne Bloch is neurosurgeon at the University Hospital Lausanne (CHUV) where she leads the functional neurosurgery unit. G. Courtine is a neuroscientist with a background in physics. Jocelyne and G. are both professor within the NeuroX institute of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), within the neurosurgery department of CHUV, and at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lausanne (UNIL).  Jocelyne and G. cofounded and co-lead .NeuroRestore, a research center that develops and applies bioengineering strategies involving neurosurgical interventions to restore neurological functions. In 2014, Jocelyne and G. also co-founded ONWARD Medical with the aim to translate the therapies developed at .NeuroRestore into clinical treatments (Euronext: ONWD). Jocelyne and G. are known for the conception of implants that restored walking in people with paralysis. The results of their research have been published in numerous original articles by Science and Nature, and broadly publicised in print and broadcast media across the world.

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