Guillén Fernández

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials G.S.E.
Main position Hoogleraar RU
Disciplines Neurology
Chair Cognitive Neuroscience
Domain Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Membership Member
Since 2018
Member of Jury of the Descartes-Huygens Prize
Member of Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Employed by Radboud Universiteit
Faculteit Medische Wetenschappen, Donders Institute of Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Kapittelweg 29
6525 EN Nijmegen
tel.  024 362 0194
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Guillén Fernández is a specialist on the brain, memory and emotions. His interdisciplinary research combines cognitive neuroimaging, genetics, pharmacology and a range of clinical disciplines. For example, he showed how acute stress can sear an emotional experience into our memory. This process may form the basis for stress-related syndromes such as anxiety disorders and depression. His study of the basis of memory formation and its stabilisation/storage in the brain is also important for education.