Dominique de Quervain

Prof. Dr. 
Dominique J.-F. de Quervain

Director / Division of Cognitive Neuroscience

University Psychiatric Clinic Basel

Phone +41 61 207 02 38



Research Focus


Area of Research

Exploring the neural and genetic foundations of cognitive and emotional human functions and advancing the development of innovative drugs and virtual reality applications for psychiatric conditions.


Approved Research Projects

  • Influence of Fampridine on Working Memory in Individuals With Post COVID-19 Condition With Subjective Cognitive Impairment
  • Influence of Fampridine on Working Memory in Healthy Young Subjects
  • The Neural Underpinnings of Human Memory
  • The Genetic Underpinnings of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory


National Collaborations
Prof. Andreas Papassotiropoulos, University of Basel
Prof. Philipp Sterzer; Psychiatric University Hospital Basel
Prof. Dr. med. Mirjam Christ-Crain, University Hospital Basel

International Collaborations
Prof. James L. McGaugh, University of California, Irvine, USA
Prof. Benno Roozendaal, Radboud University, Netherlands
Prof. Thomas Elbert, University of Konstanz, Germany

Research Team