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Jonas Zimmermann

Neuroscientist at Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering

Jonas Zimmermann is a Senior Neuroscientist at Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering. He facilitates pre-clinical studies of novel therapeutic methods and devices. Jonas aims to understand the intricate interplay between brain, spinal cord, and muscles to generate skilled hand movements to help people who have lost this ability due to disease or injury.

Jonas earned his PhD from Newcastle University (UK), working on spinal cord stimulation to restore movement. He brings more than ten years of experience both with human and animal neuroscience working with technologies as diverse as fMRI, multielectrode array recordings, optogenetic and electrical stimulation, and EEG.

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See also: Institute Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering - Neurotechnology research institute in Geneva, Switzerland.

Details last updated 03-Apr-2022

Jonas Zimmermann News

Brain implant allows fully paralysed patient to spell words and phrases

The Guardian - 22-Mar-2022

Communication is slow at one letter per minute but further developments may improve the pace