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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.
Emmanuel Bourinet
Role / Position PI
Instiution / Company Institute of Functional Genomics, CNRS
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 Postdoctoral Fellow
Instiution / Company National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Bio Laura Case, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH. Her research uses functional magnetic resonance imaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and pharmacological manipulation to probe brain regions involved in affective touch.
Valentina Cazzato
Instiution / Company Liverpool John Moores University
Ilona Croy
Instiution / Company Technical University of Dresden
Anik Debrot
Role / Position Lecturer
Instiution / Company University of Lausanne
Pamela den Heijer
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
Chris Dijkerman
Instiution / Company Utrecht University
Jorge Esteves
Role / Position Professor
Instiution / Company COME Collaboration
Roberta Etzi
Instiution / Company Politecnico of Milano
Amaury Francois
Instiution / Company CNRS
Lenka Gorman
Karin Göthner
Role / Position BMA
Instiution / Company Institiute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg
Sean Hagberg
Role / Position Clinical Asst. Professor, Neurosurgery
Instiution / Company University of New Mexico
Bio Inteorception, social touch, non-invasive therapeutics
Robin Heron
Role / Position PhD student
Instiution / Company Telecom-Paristech
Gijs Huisman
Role / Position Senior researcher
Instiution / Company Digital Society School
Konstantina Kilteni
Role / Position Assistant Professor
Instiution / Company Karolinska Institute
Charlotte Krahé
Role / Position Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Instiution / Company University of Liverpool
Anikó Kusztor
Role / Position Research Assistant
Instiution / Company Linköping University
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
Line Loken
Role / Position Research Fellow
Instiution / Company University of California San Francisco
Angelika Mader
Role / Position Assistant Professor
Instiution / Company University of Twente
Andrea Manzotti
Role / Position Research/ Osteopath/PT
Instiution / Company Buzzi Children Hospital Milan
Vera Mateus
Sarah McIntyre
Instiution / Company Linköping University
Arm Mem
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
Irene Peribi
Instiution / Company CSAN
Bruna Petreca
Role / Position Research Fellow
Instiution / Company Royal College of Art
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
Uta Sailer
Instiution / Company University of Oslo
Renate Schweizer
Instiution / Company Functional Imaging Laboratory, German Primate Center, Goettingen, Germany
Ana Maria Sintion
Role / Position Neuroelectrophysiology Specialist
Instiution / Company SC Maria Quantum Medical SRL
Jenny Tigerholm
Role / Position Postdoc
Instiution / Company Aalborg university
Alexander Toet
Role / Position senior scientist
Instiution / Company TNO
Paula Trotter
Role / Position Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience
Instiution / Company Liverpool John Moores University
Jan van Erp
Role / Position Principal Scientist | Professor of Tangible User Interaction
Instiution / Company TNO | University of Twente
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
Johannes Ydrefors
Boris Zubkov
Role / Position Researcher
Instiution / Company Mindware Lab
Bio Research and development of digital therapeutics