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prof.dr. R.J.A. van Wezel (Richard)

Full Professor

About Me

In the lab of Richard van Wezel we study how activity of groups of neurons results into behaviour. We investigate how visual perception can be explained in terms of electrical activity in networks of communicating neurons. Our goal is to study these processes from the level of single neurons to large brain networks. To cover these levels of neural processing we rely on neurophysiological methods like neural recordings, imaging and behavioural measurements. Findings are translated into clinical applications with a focus on Parkinson’s Disease and the application of smart glasses.

Expertise

Neurons
Parkinson Disease
Brain
Basal Ganglia
Visual Cortex
Oxides
Iron
Gap Junctions

Research

In the lab of Richard van Wezel we study how activity of groups of neurons results into behaviour. We investigate how visual perception can be explained in terms of electrical activity in networks of communicating neurons. Our goal is to study these processes from the level of single neurons to large brain networks. To cover these levels of neural processing we rely on neurophysiological methods like neural recordings, imaging and behavioural measurements. Findings are translated into clinical applications with a focus on Parkinson’s Disease and the application of smart glasses.

Publications

Other Contributions

See a full publication list at: www.van-wezel.nl

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Projects

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
Horst - Zuidhorst (building no. 28), room 223
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
Horst - Zuidhorst  223
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands