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Rochelle Ackerley
Role / Position Researcher/PI
Instiution / Company CNRS - Aix-Marseille University
Bio I use microneurography to investigate how touch is encoded and interpreted in humans. I combine physiological recordings and the stimulation of tactile afferents with neuroimaging (EEG, MEG, fMRI).
Joana Antunes
Michela Bassolino
Instiution / Company School of Health Sciences, HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Sion, Switzerland & MySpace Lab, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland
Ingvars Birznieks
Role / Position Associate Professor
Instiution / Company UNSW Sydney
Bio I am a sensory neurophysiologist interested in function of tactile receptors, information encoding mechanisms and sensorimotor control of the human hand.
Carissa Cascio
Role / Position Associate Professor
Instiution / Company Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Bio I am interested in somatic perception and development and its impact on individuals with autism. My work focuses on the neural basis of touch and interoception in this group.
Laura Case
Role / Position Assistant Professor
Instiution / Company UC San Diego
Bio I use sensory testing, brain imaging, brain stimulation, and pharmacologic manipulation to test mechanisms involved in affective touch perception in individuals with and without chronic pain.
Valentina Cazzato
Instiution / Company Liverpool John Moores University
Ilona Croy
Instiution / Company Technical University of Dresden
Anik Debrot
Role / Position Senior Lecturer
Instiution / Company University of Lausanne
Daniele Di Lernia
Role / Position Post Doc
Instiution / Company Catholic University of The Sacred Heart
Bio Insula & Interoception, Affective Touch, Pain, and Technology.
Massimiliano Di Luca
Instiution / Company University of Birmingham
Robin Heron
Role / Position PhD student
Instiution / Company Telecom-Paristech
Konstantina Kilteni
Role / Position Assistant Professor
Instiution / Company Karolinska Institute
Evelin Kirkilionis
Malin Lagerström
Role / Position Senior lecturer, research leader
Instiution / Company Uppsala University
Bio Itch, pain, primary afferents, spinal cord, transgenic tools
Haemy Lee Masson
Role / Position Postdoc
Instiution / Company KU Leuven
Andrea Manzotti
Role / Position Research/ Osteopath/PT
Instiution / Company Buzzi Children Hospital Milan
Sarah McIntyre
Instiution / Company Linköping University
Staci Meredith
Instiution / Company University of Cambridge
Bio My interest lies in the development of the body schema, or the awareness of the topographic arrangement of body parts, especially parts whose function is entwined with their role as sensory organs.
Ronna Moore
Role / Position Graduate Researcher
Instiution / Company La Trobe University
Bio I am a massage therapist undertaking doctoral research exploring the specific role of touch in developing the therapeutic relationship in the context of palliative care massage therapy.
Bruno Mueller-Oerlinghausen
Role / Position Professor em.
Instiution / Company Charite Universitaetsmedizin-Berlin
Bio 1975- 2001 Professor Clinical Psychopharmacology at Freie Universität Berlin Since 1998 research on antidepressive effects of affective touch. First randomized controlled study in Germany .
Henrik Norholt
Daniela M. Pfabigan
Role / Position Postdoctoral Fellow
Instiution / Company University of Oslo
Monica Pollmann
Role / Position Teacher, practitioner Haptotherapy
Instiution / Company Academy for Haptonomy
Bio Haptonomy is a Haptic therapy for clients who experience problems caused by (e.g.) attachment issues, trauma’s or burn-outs. Within Haptic therapy, affective touch is a substantial part of the intervention.
Ravi Poorun
Role / Position NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow (Paediatrics)
Instiution / Company University of Exeter & Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Richard s
Role / Position Psycho motore child therapist
Renate Schweizer
Instiution / Company Functional Imaging Laboratory, German Primate Center, Goettingen, Germany
Alexander Toet
Role / Position senior scientist
Instiution / Company TNO
Paula Trotter
Role / Position Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience
Instiution / Company Liverpool John Moores University
Katerina Vafeiadou
Role / Position Research Assistant
Instiution / Company Goldsmiths College, University of London
Agnes van Swaay
Role / Position PhD student / researcher
Instiution / Company Radboud university medical center
Bio As a health care psychologist and as a haptotherapist I have many years of experience in palliative and oncological care, treating and supporting patients with cancer. PhD research: 'Haptotherapy for people with cancer'. First study: Experience of haptotherapists and reasons for consultation.
Claire Wardak
Role / Position Researcher
Instiution / Company UMR 1253, iBrain, Université de Tours, Inserm