Prof. G. Fernandez (Guillén)

Scientific Director DCMN - Donders Center of Medical Neurosciences
Scientific Director DCMN - Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Principal Investigator - Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging
Principal Investigator - Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Professor - Faculty of Medical Sciences (Radboudumc)

Prof. G. Fernandez (Guillén)
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Kapittelweg 29

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Postbus 9101

Guillén Fernández is professor for cognitive neuroscience. He studies the brain basis of memory, emotion, and their interaction. He applies an interdisciplinary approach integrating cognitive neuroimaging, genetics, pharmacology and diverse clinical disciplines. His research is fundamental in nature, but with an explicit aim to improve education by neuroscientific insight in learning processes and to enable personalized care in psychiatry by providing mechanistic insight in stress-related pathophysiology. Guillén Fernández is fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Art and Sciences (KNAW), the Academia Europaea and the Memory Disorder Research Society. He received the Richard-Jung Award of the German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, the Vici Award of the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Radboud Science Award, and an Advanced Investigator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

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Guillén Fernández researches how our brain makes our memories and emotions possible. Using his insights into these processes, he aims to understand how stressful experiences can provoke traumatic memories. This knowledge may be used to facilitate personalised care in psychiatry.