FRANCAIS: Soins aux patients comateux


NEDERLANDS: Zorgnetwerk voor coma, vegetatieve en minimaal bewuste patienten

Coma Science Group

We aim to improve the medical care and understanding of disorders of consciousness following an acute injury such as coma, "vegetative"/unresponsive wakefulness, minimally conscious or locked-in syndromes.




A Theoretically Based Index of Consciousness Independent of Sensory Processing and Behavior
Adenauer G. Casali and Olivia Gosseries, Mario Rosanova, Mélanie Boly, Simone Sarasso, Karina R. Casali, Silvia Casarotto, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Steven Laureys, Giulio Tononi, Marcello Massimini.
Science Translational Medicine 5, 198ra105 (2013)



The Journal Archives Italiennes de Biologie has a special issue on Neural correlates of consciousness in pathology and healthy volunteers.


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Recherchons patients avec mémoires de l'épisode de coma ou expérience proche de la mort - contact Vanessa Charland-Verville, vanessa.charland-verville at


If you want to know more about what we are doing at the Coma Science Group, you may start by reading A Flicker of Consciousness - By Eben Harrell/Liege - TIME Magazine, Nov. 28, 2011, p42-47 or, in French, Conscience es-tu là, by Sandrine Cabut - Cahier du « Monde » Samedi 30 juin 2012.



Our last publications encoded in ORBI


Looking for a master thesis, a thesis, a post-doc or an internship?

Contact us to join our lab as graduate student, PhD student (medical, bio-medical or psychological sciences), post-doc or resident in medicine! Our multi-disciplinary team is ready to help you in the field of neurosciences, psychology, medicine (neurology, radiology, anesthesiology, intensive care, neurosurgery, ENT, rehabilitation ...), biology, physiotherapy, speech therapy, engineering, physics, website or bioethics nand philosophy ... For a list of past master thesis and internship see our people page



Coma Science Group
Cyclotron Research Center & Neurology Dept
University of Liège
Allée du 6 août n° 8
Sart Tilman B30 - 4000 Liège - Belgium

Tel: +32 4 242 55 99
Fax: +32 4 366 84 49

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