It is a great pleasure to introduce the recipients of the Research Fellowship 2016 (in alphabetical order):
Research Training Fellowship:
Barbara Casolla from Italy was selected for her project: Occurrence of vascular events in a cohort of spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhages: incidence, predictive factors and influence on longterm outcome which she will carry out at the University of Lille, INSERM U1171, France, chaired by Professor Charlotte Cordonnier.
Diana Lehmann from Germany was selected for her project: Delineating the molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial DNA disease: clinical and pathological studies which she will carry out at the Wellcome Trust Centre for mitochondrial research, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle university, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, chaired by Professor Doug Turnbull.
Gerd Tinkhauser from Switzerland was selected for his project: Electrophysiological recordings to optimise deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease which he will carry out at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, UK, chaired by Professor Peter Brown.
Karin Trimmel from Austria was selected for her project: Mapping language networks in temporal lobe epilepsy to make surgery saferwhich she will carry out at the UCL Institute of Neurology, Department of clinical and experimental epilepsy, Queen Square, London, UK, chaired by Professor John Duncan.
Research Experience Fellowship:
Diana Aguiar de Sousa from Portugal was selected for her project: New directions in acute stroke management: improving workflows and ultrasound applications which she will carry out at the Inselspital, University Clinic for Neurology, Bern, Switzerland, chaired by Professor Marcel Arnold and Professor Simon Jung
Alexander Chervyakov from Russia was selected for his project: Significance of effective connectivity between ventral premotor and primary cortex for motor recovery after stroke: a TMS-EEG study which he will carry out at the Hertie Institute for clinical brain research, Tübingen, Germany chaired by Professor Ulf Ziemann
Maëva Stephant from France was selected for her project: B-cell antigen presentation in multiple sclerosis: coupling the function of autoimmunity risk loci selective regulation of HLA class II which she will carry out at Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, chaired by Dr Marinus van Luijn