Olivier David Brain Stimulation and Systems Neuroscience

Course and current status

2016-present   Team leader “Brain stimulation and systems neuroscience”, INSERM. U1216 Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience.

2013-present   Directeur de recherches, INSERM.

2011-present   Scientific Director of the Grenoble Neurophysiology Facility, labelled by the French Ministry of Research (France Life Imaging and IBISA).

2011-2015      Team leader “Brain function and neuromodulation”, EA 4617, Université Joseph Fourier. U836 Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience.

2005-2013      Chargé de recherches, INSERM.

2007-2012      Clinical research supported by the Grenoble University Hospital, Neuroradiology Department. “Contrat d’Interface Inserm”.

2002-2004      Post-doc, Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London.

1999-2002      Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Signal Processing), University of Paris XI

Scientific summary

Olivier David has been trained in functional neuroimaging and electrophysiology in Line Garnero and Francisco Varela’s groups in Paris, and then in Karl Friston’s group in London. He is now Inserm Director of Research at the Institute of Neuroscience, Grenoble, France, where he leads the group “Brain Stimulation and Systems Neuroscience” that develop clinical and translational research in functional neurosurgery, psychiatry, movement disorders and epilepsy. He is a specialist of large scale functional networks estimated from electrophysiology and brain stimulation.

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