Welcome to Neuroscience Center Zurich

PD Dr. med. Urs Schwarz


Department of Neurology
University Hospital Zurich

Frauenklinikstrasse 26
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 5500
Fax +41 44 255 4429

Main Goals, Keywords

Investigation of the visual, vestibular and optomotor system in both patients and healthy humans.

Keywords: vision, visual, vestibular, optomotor, eye movements, cortex, magnetic search coil, fMRI, human

Group Members

1 group leader, 1 postdoctoral fellow, 2 doctoral fellows, 1 orthoptist, 1 electronic engineer

Continuing collaboration with PD Dr. rer. nat Uwe Ilg, Tübingen, Germany

Previous and Current Research

Future Projects

We will continue to analyze visuo-visual interaction and cortical visuo-motor transformation using near real-world visual stimuli in a variety of newly developed behavioral paradigms in healthy subjects as well as acutely and chronically ill patients.

Techniques and Equipment

State-of-the-art eye movement recording techniques (magnetic search-coil unit in the laboratory) and fMRI recording facilities at the University Hospital of Zurich.

Selected Publications

Selected Lectures, Seminars or Colloquia


Swiss National Science Foundation


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