We’re all in this together


Since 2016, the British Royal Family has been mobilising against stigma and prejudice in the field of mental health. On the occasion of…

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Neurofeedback project’s abstract


At the RTFIN international conference, the Neurofeedback project team, funded by the Foundation, will present an abstract on the protocol…

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Scientific workshop october 4 – Geneva


Fondation FondaMental Suisse is organising a workshop on 4 October 2019 at Campus Biotech in collaboration with Synapsy. By bringing…

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Schizophrenia: adolescence is the game-changer


Researchers at UNIGE have discovered that the development of the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory and emotions,…

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Interim report summer 2019 – mobile application project “eBipolar”


The "eBipolar" telephone or tablet application was created as part of a joint research project between the French and Swiss teams, about…

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Interim report summer 2019 – “neuroimagery” project


Reminder: this project studies markers of emotional regulation in a large sample of patients under MRI. The goal is to identify…

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Interim report summer 2019 – “neurofeedback” project


The collaboration between Geneva and Paris teams has led to the emergence of a translational project aimed at reducing the residual…

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Interim report summer 2019 – “biobank & shared database” project


Reminder: one of the major projects initiated by Fondation FondaMental Suisse consists in building a shared biobank and a common clinical…

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Hotspot in the genome & psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder


Viviane Labrie, PhD and her collaborators at the Van Andel Reseach Institute (USA) found a cluster of epigenetic marks that ratchets up…

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Explorer Christian Clot’s conference – July 3 – Geneva


Christian Clot has successively crossed the 4 most extreme environments of the planet, he will talk about his experience on the capacity…

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SAVE THE DATE: explorer Christian Clot’s conference – July 3 – Geneva


Fondation FondaMental Suisse conference "How does man adapt to his environment? " - introduction by Professor Luc Mallet. Wednesday, July…

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FFS scientific publication on impulsivity


Impulsivity is a behavioural response to a poorly designed internal or external stimulus, without taking into account medium or long-term…

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“The forgotten half of the brain” Pr Magistretti conference, january 31th


Professor Pierre Magistretti will explain the decisive role of glial cells in brain function and in neurological and psychiatric…

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Best wishes!


Fondation FondaMental Suisse has just celebrated its third anniversary and at the end of this year we are very happy to give you some very…

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Interim report summer 2018 – “biobank and shared database” project


One of the major projects initiated by FFS consists of building a shared biobank and a common clinical database: this will make it…

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Trees for research


After sponsoring an event organized by Fondation FondaMental Suisse last November, APC Switzerland decided to continue its approach to…

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Interim report summer 2018 – “neuroimagery” project


This project studies markers for emotional regulation using MRI in a large sample of patients . The goal is to identify sub-categories of…

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Psychiatric illnesses are no longer invisible


    "For a long time, psychiatric illnesses were defined, as opposed to neurological illnesses, by the absence of brain damage.…

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Dr Camille Piguet: Leenaards Prize 2018


Her project aims to observe the effects of mindfulness meditation on brain activity and brain structure in adolescents. "Adolescence is a…

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Brain plasticity and bipolar disorders


On February 26, 2018 Dr. Pauline Favre will travel from Paris to give a lecture entitled "Plasticity of the emotional brain, effects of…

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Immunology & schizophrenia


The team led by Dr. Laurent Groc, member of the Fondation FondaMental in France, has identified autoimmune inflammatory mechanisms in 20%…

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Best wishes!


Find an update on the actions and research projects conducted by FondaMental Switzerland in 2017 and those being prepared for 2018. A…

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Nobel Prize in Medicine 2017 and biological clocks


The 2017 Nobel Prize in medicine  was awarded to Hall, Rosbash and Young. These three American researchers were rewarded for their work on…

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Suicide prevention & Mental E-Health


The World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) and the report carried out in the suicide prevention service of the University Hospitals of…

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ISBD World Congress on Bipolar Disorders


The 19th annual conference of the ISBD (International Society for Bipolar Disorders) brought together the world's leading researchers and…

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Electricity has helped treat my OCD


Professor Luc Mallet, director of Fondation FondaMental Suisse, teaches at the University of Geneva and in Paris-est Créteil, he is a…

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Bipolar disorders, interview with Prof. Aubry & testimonials


Report by the RTS on the occasion of the launch gala of  Fondation FondaMental Suisse, an opportunity to raise funds for research on…

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