Purpose of the foundation

The foundation's purpose is to support the field of neurological and neuroscientific research in Switzerland. The supported research shall be conducted on the basis of accepted scientific methods with the objective of making research results and insights swiftly available to the general public.

The Foundation Board

  • Prof. Dr. med. Christian Baumann (Chairman)
  • Dr. Ellen Ringier (Board member)
  • Parviz Khakshouri (Board member)
  • Jurij Benn (Board member)

Scientific Advisory Board

  • Prof. Thomas Scammell - Harvard University, Boston (Chairman)


  • Address: Swiss Brain Foundation, Seefeldstrasse 90, CH - 8008 Zurich
  • Legal form: non-profit tax-exempt foundation
  • Founding date: June 30, 2014
  • Regulatory authority: Federal Department of Home Affairs (DHA), Bern