Peer-reviewed Publications

(* Co-First author, ‡ Co-Second author)

EM Moraud*, J von Zitzewitz*, J Miehlbradt, S Wurth, E Formento, J DiGiovana, M Capogrosso, G Courtine and S Micera (2018)
Closed-loop control of trunk posture improves locomotion through the regulation of leg proprioceptive feedback after SCI
Scientific Reports, Vol 8 pdf

JM Florez, M Shah, EM Moraud, S Wurth, L Baud, J von Zitzewitz, R Van Den Brand, S Micera, G Courtine and J Paik (2017).
Rehabilitative Soft Exoskeleton for Rodents.
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol 99. pdf

R Bogacz, EM Moraud, A Abdi, P J Magill and J Baufreton (2016).
Properties of Neurons in External Globus Pallidus Can Support Optimal Action Selection.
PloS Computational Biology
, Vol 12. pdf

M Capogrosso*, T Milekovic*, D Borton*, F Wagner‡, EM Moraud‡, JB Mignardot, N Buse, J Gandar, Q Barraud, D Xing, E Rey, S Duis, Y Jianzhong, W Ko, Q Li, P Detemple, T Denison, S Micera, E Bezard, J Bloch and G Courtine (2016).
A brain-spine interface alleviating gait deficits after spinal cord injury in primates.
Nature, Vol 539. pdf
Media coverage: BBC News, The Telegraph, MIT Technology Review, New York Times, El Pais

EM Moraud*, M Capogrosso*, E Formento, N Wenger, J DiGiovanna, G Courtine and S Micera (2016).
Mechanisms underlying the neuromodulation of spinal circuits for correcting gait and balance deficits after spinal cord injury.
Vol 89.
Best PostDoc Paper Award
, Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics 2017

N Wenger*, EM Moraud*, J Gandar*, P Musienko, M Capogrosso, L Baud, C le Goff, Q Barraud, N Pavlova, N Dominici, I Minev, L Asboth, A Hirsch, S Duis, J Kreider, A Mortera, O Haverbeck, S Kraus, F Schmitz, J DiGiovanna, R van den Brand, J Bloch, P Detemple, S P Lacour, E Bézard, S Micera and G Courtine (2016).
Spatiotemporal neuromodulation therapies engaging muscle synergies improve motor control after spinal cord injury.
Nature Medicine.
Vol 22.
Comment on this work, Nature Medicine (A. Prochazka) pdf

R van den Brand, J Mignardot, J von Zitzewitz, C Le Goff, N Fumeaux, F Wagner, M Capogrosso, EM Moraud, S Micera, B Schurch, A Curt, S Carda, J Bloch and G Courtine (2015).
Neuroprosthetic technologies to augment the impact of neurorehabilitation after spinal cord injury.
Annals of physical and rehabilitation medicine
, Vol. 58. pdf

I Minev*, P Musienko*, A Hirsch, Q Barraud, N Wenger, EM Moraud, J Gandar, M Capogrosso, T Milekovic, L Asboth, R Fajardo Torres, N Vachicouras, Q Liu, N Pavlova, S Duis, A Larmagnac, J Voros, S Micera, Z Suo, G Courtine and S P Lacour (2015).
Electronic dura mater for long-term multimodal neural interfaces.
Science, Vol 347. pdf

N Wenger*, EM Moraud*, S Raspopovic, M Bonizzato, J DiGiovanna, P Musienko, S Micera and G Courtine (2014).
Closed-loop neuromodulation of spinal sensorimotor circuits controls refined locomotion after complete spinal cord injury.
Science Translational Medicine. Vol. 6.
Media coverage: El Pais (Spanish)

D Borton, M Bonizzato, J Beauparlant, J DiGiovanna, EM Moraud, N Wenger, P Musienko, IR Minev, SP Lacour, JdR Millan and G Courtine (2014).
Corticospinal neuroprostheses to restore locomotion after spinal cord injury.
Neuroscience Research,
Vol 78. pdf

EM Moraud*, N Wenger*, J Gandar, J DiGiovanna, P Musienko, G Courtine and S Micera (2013).
A real-time platform to study the modulatory capacity of epidural stimulation after spinal-cord injury.
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Neural Engineering.
San Diego, CA, USA. pdf

R van den Brand, J Heutschi, Q Barraud, J DiGiovanna, K Bartholdi, M Huerlimann, L Friedli, I Vollenweider, EM Moraud, S Duis, N Dominici, S Micera, P Musienko and G Courtine (2012).
Restoring Voluntary Control of Locomotion after Paralyzing Spinal Cord Injury.
Vol. 336.
Media Coverage: New York TImes, Guardian

EM Moraud and Elisabetta Chicca (2011).
Toward Neuromorphic Odor Tracking: Perspectives for Space Exploration.
Acta Futura. Vol 4.

EM Moraud and D Martinez (2010).
Effectiveness and robustness of robot infotaxis for searching in dilute conditions.
Frontiers in Neurorobotics
Vol. 4.

JG Hale, B Hohl, S-H Hyon, T Matsubara, EM Moraud and G Cheng (2008).
Highly precise dynamics simulation environment for Humanoid Robots.
Advanced Robotics Vol. 22.


Presentations at International Conferences / Events

EM Moraud (2017)
Keynote lecture: "Mechanisms of electrical stimulation".
European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ESSFN), Hands on course.

EM Moraud, N Wenger, J DiGiovanna, G Courtine and S Micera (2014).
Poster: "Phase-dependent neuromodulation of spinal circuits restores bilateral symmetry and balance after paralysing SCI".
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA

EM Moraud, N Wenger, JK DiGiovanna, P Musienko, M Morari, G Courtine and S Micera (2012).
Poster: "Online optimization of multisite electrical spinal cord stimulation increases consistency of stepping in spinal rats."
Society for Neuroscienc Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

EM Moraud (2010).
Oral presentation: "Scent-Tracking by Autonomous Robots: Infotaxis and Beyond".
International Workshop on Dynamical Olfaction, Brighton, UK.

EM Moraud, JG Hale and G Cheng (2008).
Oral presentation: "Contraint-based ground contact handling in humanoid robotics simulation".
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Contact Models for Manipulation and Locomotion, Pasadena, CA, USA
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Technical Reports

EM Moraud (2014).
Closed-loop control of epidural electrical stimulation to optimise spinal neuroprosthetic systems.
PhD Thesis. ETH Zurich.
Finalist to the Best Doctoral Dissertation (2015), Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering.

G Healy, P Wilkins, A F. Smeaton, D Izzo, M Rucinski, C Ampatzis and EM Moraud (2010).
Curiosity Cloning: Neural Modelling for Image Analysis.
Ariadna Final Technical Report (08-8201b), Advanced Concepts Team, European Space Agency
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EM Moraud (2009).
Statistical Modeling of Multisensory Integration in the context of a prosthetic hand.
MSc. Thesis, Edinburgh University.

Book chapters

D Martinez and EM Moraud (2013).
Reactive and cognitive strategies for olfactory robots
Neuromorphic Olfaction. Frontiers in Neuroengineering Series,
KC Persaud, S Marco, A Gutierrez Galvez (eds), CRC Press



G Courtine, S Micera, N Wenger, EM Moraud and M Bonizzato (2013)
System to deliver adaptive electrical spinal cord stimulation to facilitate and restore locomotion after a neuromotor impairment.
European patent application No 13191003.6 pdf


Other contributions: Outreach & dissemination

Mentor for the In2science Charity, which contributes to motivating students from disadvantaged backgroungs to consider careers in research. University of Oxford 2016 (link)

Founder of the Bioscience Network Lausanne (BSNL) aimed at closing the gap between academic students and industrial institutions

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