Forschungsinstitut für
Spiritualität und Gesundheit

Research Institute for
Spirituality and Health


Advisory Board

To promote the scientific orientation and networking of the research institute, an interdisciplinary and international advisory board was set up in 2005. This board supports RISH in scientific issues and in the development of the institute and its activities.

The following persons constitute the current Scientific Advisory Board:

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Prof. Dr. med. Jean-Marc Burgunder

University Hospital for Neurology, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Curriculum vitae

  • Visiting Professor of Neurogenetics, Sichuan University of Chengdu and Central South University of Changsha, China
  • Adjunct Professor of Neurology, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
  • Neurologist and Konsiliar for Neurogenetics, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
  • Head of the Swiss Huntington Competence Center at the Siloah Foundation, Gümligen, Switzerland


  • Experimental neurology, neurogenetics
  • Neuroscience and spirituality