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Steven Laureys is Research Director at the National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS).

founded the Coma Science Group (2006) & directs the GIGA Consciousness Research Unit (2014-)

at Liège University, Belgium.

Currently, he is invited professor at CERVO Brain Centre, Laval University & CIUSSS, Canada (2021-).

For the past 25 years, Prof. Laureys has dedicated his professional life to the study of human consciousness

& translating that neuroscientific knowledge to better clinical care. 

Together with his team, colleagues & industrial partners,

he explores the human mind in health and disease using the latest

neurotechnologies (structural & functional MRI, PET, EEG),

neuromodulation techniques  (tDCS, TMS, vagal nerve stimulation) and wearables assessing

cognition, neuroplasticity, brain injury, coma and related states, concussion, sleep & meditation.


Scientific and clinical research papers :

Google Scholar

Medline (US National Library of Medicine)


Research Gate


Scientific books :

The Neurology of Consciousness

Google books

Amazon books

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For inquiries on research fellowships contact:

Coma Science Group : co directors Prof Aurore Thibaut and Prof Olivia Gosseries

Sensation & Perception Research Group : Prof Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse

Anesthesia & Intensive Care : Prof Vincent Bonhomme and Prof Didier Ledoux



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