Pierre Magistretti#


Pierre Magistretti
Email:Pierre.Magistretti 'at' unil.ch
Membership Number:2109
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:pmagistretti
Elected:2001
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 - present Professor and Director, Brain Mind Institute, Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne Joint appointment with UNIL-CHUV)
  • 2005 - 2008 Professor and Co-Director, Brain Mind Institute, Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne (Joint appointment with UNIL-CHUV)
  • 2004 - present Professor and Director, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Lausanne Medical School and Hospitals (UNIL-CHUV) (Joint appointment with EPFL)
  • 2001 - 2004 Co-Chairman, Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne Medical School
  • 1996 - 2000 Vice-Dean for Preclinical Departments, University of Lausanne Medical School
  • 1988 - 2004 Professor of Physiology, University of Lausanne Medical School
  • 1982 PhD, University of California, San Diego, Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Biology

Fields of Scholarship
  • Neuroenergetics
  • Neuro-glia interactions
  • Brain metabolism
  • Neuronal plasticity
  • Glial plasticity
  • Cellular imaging
  • Digital holographic microscopy
  • Cell dynamics, neurodegeneration
  • Functional brain imaging
  • Dialogue between neurosciences and psychoanalysis

Honours and Awards
  • 1997 Recipient of the Theodore-Ott Prize of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 2001 Elected Member of Academia Europaea
  • 2001 Elected Member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences, ad personam
  • 2002 Recipient of the Emil Kraepelin Guest Professorship, Max Planck Institute für Psychiatry, Münich
  • 2006 Elected Professor at Collège de France, Paris, International Chair 2007-2008


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