The Holistic Group

Selma Souihel

Modelling Programmer

Domain of expertise : computer science, bioinformatics, engineering
Position and background :- PhD student at INRIA, working on the modeling of the retina and the visual cortex in the context of motion coding and processing.
– Bioinformatics and bioelectronics engineer
Interests / keywords : Computational neuroscience, mathematical neuroscience, statistics, brain modeling …

Sébastien Piccard


Researcher in the geriatric department at University of Liège
Domain of expertise: Old people, neurodegenerative diseases, neuropsychology (revalidation and tests), health, gerontechnology
background: Diploma : Master Degree in Psychology – Orientation Neuropsychology
Diploma : Bachelor in Speech Therapy
Interests: Technology, old people, agism/stereotypes, frailty

Beatrice Moret


Domain of expertise : Neurodegenerative diseases, neuropsychological assessment and treatment, neuroscience of vision, learning disabilities.
Position : PhD student in Brain Mind and Computer Science, University of Padova, Italy.
Background :Master Degree in Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Italy Bachelor Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques , University of Genova, Italy
Interests / keywords : Non invasive brain stimulation, multile sclerosis, neuropsychological rehabilitation

Michael Dayan

Machine Learning Scientist

Domain of expertise : Machine Learning, Statistics, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (structural MRI, functional MRI, diffusion MRI), Image Processing, Programming, Neurodegenerative Diseases (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis), Mental Disorders (schizophrenia).
Position : Researcher in machine learning applied to neuroimaging at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Genoa, Italy.
Background : After studying fundamental physics at University of Paris and Imperial College London, Michael Dayan carried out a PhD at University College London in brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) analysis. Michael specializes in machine learning and statistics applied to features extracted from multimodal MRI data, in the view to gain insights into both the normal and pathological aspects of the brain. He utilizes these techniques to investigate Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy at the Radiology department of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, USA, before exploring further multiple sclerosis research in the Neurology department of Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA. He now works in the pattern analysis and machine vision (PAVIS) department of IIT in ItalyInterests/keywords : Artificial Intelligence, Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD)

Jean-Luc Lebrun

Communication Engineer & Sleep Disorder Patient

Communication Engineer & Sleep Disorder Patient.
Background: Master in Informatics at the Institut national des Sciences Appliquées
Domain of expertise: Informatics and telecommunications (20 years of professional experience in the domain of insurance and telecommunications).
Interests: Technology, informatics, sleep disorders, aging, restless leg syndrome, new information and communication technologies, clinical trials.

The Open Bs Group

Czarik Eleonore

Neurodevelpmental Psychologist

Developmental Psychologist in Nice
PhD Student – Laboratoire CHart, Université Paris 8
Former classical musician
Research/ Clinical interests : Biofeedback,Neurofeedback, EEG, ADHD
Personality traits- Sleep Disorders – Giftedness – Psychoeducation

Armel Berceliot

Medical Device Engineer

Domain of expertise: biomedical technology, neuroimaging
background: Maths, medical devices, algorithms, decision making
interests: Chess & Shogi, outdoor activities

Luigi Antelmi

Biomedical Engineer

Domain of expertise : Magnetic Resonance Imaging analysis (Structural, fMRI, DTI)
Database design and administration for multicentric clinical studies
Scientific programming (Python, R, Matlab)
Position : PhD student at INRIA Sophia-Antipolis Méditerranée, team Asclepios.
Background : 2011: M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy
2012-2014: Research assistant at Lab. of Neuroimaging, Epidemiology, Telemedicine of IRCCS Fatebenefratelli, Brescia – Italy
2014-2015: Res. ass. at Lab. of Neuroimaging of Aging, HUG, Geneva – Switzerland
2015-2017: Res. ass. at Neurological Institute “Carlo Besta”, Milano – Italy

Politis Anastasios

Medical Student

Domain of expertise : CSF and their contribution in different types of dementia (poster presentation).
Position : 6th year Medical student in Comenius University of Bratislava.
Background : Basic everyday clinical practice of a medical Student, internship in Janssen Pharmaceuticals as MAF trainee , award for the best (young scientist) poster presentation in the ICGP that took place in Athens on 2016 , clinical trials seminar on ELPEN pharmaceuticals.
Interests : pharmaceutical management , psychiatry , business and management.

Iliana Kotwas


Domain of expertise : Neuropsychology, epilepsy, depression, anxiety disorders, sympathetic nervous system, biofeedback.
Position and background : Neuropsychologist, PhD student in Psychology, Aix-Marseille Université, France.
Interests : Neural bases of emotions, Neurofeedback, BCI, Positive psychology.