PD Dr. Tim Vanbellingen

Senior Researcher

University of Bern, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Gerontechnology & Rehabilitation / Neurology and Neurorehabilitation Center Luzerner Kantonsspital

+41 41 205 56 34
Postal Address
Neurology and Neurorehabilitation center
Luzerner Kantonsspital
6000 Luzern 16

Education and Academic Career:

  • Venia Docendi, Medical Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland (2017)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Perception and Eye Movement Laboratory, Departments of Neurology and Clinical Research, University Hospital Bern, CH (2013-today)
  • PhD Degree of Health Sciences (Neurosciences), Medical and Human Sciences Faculties, University of Bern (2013)
  • Licentiate (MSc equivalent) in Kinesitherapie, University College of Bruges-Oostende, in collaboration with the University of Leuven, Belgium (2002)


  • Best paper, Swiss Movement Disorders Society, 01.09.2017, Luzern, Schweiz
  • Research Prize Alumni MedBern, 05.11.2014, Bern, Schweiz
  • Déjerine Dubois Preis, best Abstract Klinische Forschung, 04.05. 2012, Lugano, Schweiz
  • Schweizer Neurorehabilitation Gesellschaft Award for best oral presentation assigned at the 14. Jahrestagung der Zerebrovaskulären Arbeitsgruppe (ZAS), 04 Februar 2010, Lausanne, Schweiz


  • Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society: Feasibility of a videogame based virtual reality dexterity training in Multiple Sclerosis: a pilot study (2017-2019)
  • Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society, A new app for at-home dexterity training in Multiple Sclerosis: a randomized controlled study (2016-2018)
  • Jacques and Gloria Gossweiler Foundation: Improving dexterous skills in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized controlled trial (2013-2015)