sleep&development@KISPI, University Children's Hospital Zurich

Child Development Center

Contact:
Reto Huber
Position:
Prof. SNF
Address:
Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032
City:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Phone:
+41 44 266 81 60
Fax:
+41 44 266 78 66
Research Domain
  • Basic Animal
  • Basic Human
Keywords
  • Learning, Memory, Cognition
  • Sleep and Ageing
  • Sleep Physiology-Neurophysiology in Human
  • Sleep Physiology-Neurophysiology in Animal

Laboratory description

Topics:
Sleep in healthy subjects and clinical populations (ADHD, early onset shizophrenia, sleep disordered breathing, mental retardation) in relation to:
– development/brain maturation
– synaptic plasticity
– learning&memory
– cognition
– genetics
Manipulation of human sleep with radiofrequency electromagnetic fields
Sleep, behaviour and developement in rodents

Methods:
Human studies
– high density EEG
– anatomical/structural MR
– different learning tasks (e.g. Motor Task Manager, Motor sequence learning)
– IQ measures
– Different questionnaires

Animal studies
– ECoG
– Histology


Collaborations

Title:  PhD MD

Name:  Giulio Tononi

Title:  PhD MD

Name:  Marcello Massimini

Title:  PhD

Name:  Peter Achermann

Title:  PhD MD

Name:  Oskar Jenni

Title:  MD

Name:  Bernhard Schmitt

Title:  MD

Name:  Bea Latal

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