Prof. Dr. Steven Laureys

Neurologist

Liège

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144 Rue Pierreuse,
4000 Liège

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  • Dutch
  • - English
  • - French

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Description

Appointments for patients or family who request a private consultation or second-opinion are made through this site (video-consultation only).
Afspraken voor patiënten of familie die een privé consultatie neurologie wensen worden via deze site gemaakt (enkel video-consultaties).
Les rendez-vous pour les patients ou familles qui souhaitent une consultation neurologique privée ou un deuxième avis se prennent par ce site (vidéo-consultation uniquement).

Numbers for other appointments:
Telefoonnummers voor afspraak in andere centra:
Les numéros pour autre prise de rendez-vous :
- TRAINM, Antwerpen : 03 283 02 23
- Centre Cerveau CHU Liège : 04 323 23 23

As a neurologist and neuroscientist, I’m recognised worldwide for my expertise in consciousness and cognition and recovery after acquired brain damage, traumatic brain injury, concussion, coma, stroke, locked-in syndrome, altered states of consciousness, vegetative state/unresponsive wakefulness, minimally conscious state and near-death experience. But also sleeping, memory and motor problems, chronic pain and headache, and stress related symptoms. In over 25 years of clinical experience, my team and I have written over 530 scientific articles on the workings of the brain. We have studied the power of the mind using neuroimaging, neuroplasticity and healing in rehabilitation, brain stimulation and neuromodulation but also hypnosis and meditation. You can get more info on my website, public talks, books or press articles.
Thanks for reaching out and looking forward to listening to your unique story. Thanks for your trust.

Ik kijk er naar uit om jouw verhaal te mogen kennen en je bij te staan in je genezingsproces. Dank je voor je vertrouwen.

Merci pour votre confiance. Je suis reconnaissant d'entendre votre histoire personnelle et de vous accompagner dans votre processus de guérison.

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Education

  • Medical Doctor, VUB University Brussels 1993
  • M.Sc., Medical & Pharmaceutical Research, VUB University Brussels 1997
  • Qualified in Neurology, Ministry of Health, Belgium 1998
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Publications

  • Restoration of thalamocortical connectivity after recovery from persistent vegetative state. Laureys S et al Lancet. 2000 May 20;355(9217):1790-1.
  • Therapeutic interventions in patients with prolonged disorders of consciousness. Thibaut A, Schiff N, Giacino J, Laureys S, Gosseries O. Lancet Neurol. 2019 Jun;18(6):600-614.
  • Neurophysiological Biomarkers of Persistent Post-concussive Symptoms. Mortaheb S... Laureys S, Thibaut A. Front Neurol. 2021 Sep 9;12:687197.
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Awards

  • European Academy of Neurology Award for Functional Neurology 2020
  • Generet Award, King Baudouin Foundation 2019
  • Francqui Prize biological & medical sciences - Royal Belgian Academy 2017
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Affiliations

  • Invited Professor, CERVO Brain Centre, Laval University, Canada since 2021
  • Research Director, Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research since 2012
  • Head and Clinical Professor, Brain Centre, University Hospital of Liège since 2019
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