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Bernard Poulain, Etienne Hirsch

Frontiers in the Neurosciences

Étienne Hirsch is a neurobiologist. He is director of research at the CNRS, director of the multi-agency thematic institute (ITMO) “neurosciences, cognitive sciences, neurology and psychiatry,” at INSERM, director of the multi-agency thematic institute “neurosciences, cognitive sciences, neurology, psychiatry” of the French National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health (Aviesan), [there seems to be repetition here] assistant director of the French Brain and Spinal Cord Institute (ICM), and president in charge of the research aspects of French national plan on neurodegenerative disorders.
Bernard Poulain is a neurophysiologist. He is director of research at the CNRS, assistant scientific director of the Institute for Biological Sciences at the CNRS (Paris) where he is responsible for neurosciences and cognition, and is also director of the multi-agency thematic institute “neurosciences, cognitive sciences, neurology and psychiatry” of the French National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health.

What will we know about the brain in twenty years or so? What research focus will henceforth be supported? And what great applications can we anticipate in the realms of medicine and health, but also of education, technology, and even in our lives in society?