Ueli Rutishauser, PhD

Director, Human Neurophysiology Research


Ueli Rutishauser, PhD, is a research scientist and Director, Human Neurophysiology Research at Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Neurology.

Dr. Rutishauser has served as a reviewer for numerous publications. He has authored numerous articles in peer reviewed journals on such topics as complex visual stimuli and human memory, focusing on the processing of large amounts of complex information. He has been invited to lecture on his research at meetings, nationally and internationally.

Dr. Rutishauser is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

After earning his bachelor’s degree at the University of Applied Science in Rapperswil, Switzerland, Dr. Rutishauser earned his doctorate in computation and neural systems at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. His thesis, Learning and representation of declarative memories by single neurons in the human brain, earned an award for the best thesis of the year in his division.

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