Portrait Ilona Yakoub


PhD Studentin
Forschungsgebiet: EEG/Epilepsie
Akademischer Werdegang

2017 – to date    Psychologist / Freelancer, Prevention and Health Department of Children
                           and Adolescents, Canton of Zug
2020                   Research Assistant, University of Fribourg, Department of Linguistics and
                           Department of Neurology, LCNS Fribourg
2020                   Internship in Rehabilitation Neuropsychology, University hospital Insel
                           Gruppe Bern, Department of Cognitive and Restorative Neurology
2018                   Internship in Neuroscience Research, University of Zurich, Department
                           of Neuropsychology
2017                   Internship, Prevention and Health Department of Children and Adolescents,
                           Canton of Zug

  • Brain development and cognitive functioning in patients with epilepsy
  • Long-term cognitive trajectory of pediatric epilepsy patients undergoing resective surgery 

Since 2020   PhD in Clinical Science, EEG/Epileptology, University Children’s Hospital Zurich
2017 - 2020  M.Sc. in Psychology, specialization in Cognitive Neuroscience,
                     Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Fribourg and
                     University of Geneva
2014 - 2017  B.Sc. in Applied Psychology, specialization in Developmental and Personality
                     Psychology, Zürcher Fachhochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften ZHAW

Berufliche Weiterbildung

2019 Matlab Workshop on the Analysis of fMRI data at the Laboratory for Cognitive and
         Neurological Sciences, University of Fribourg
2018 MRI Safety Course at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and
         ETH Zurich


Poster presentations FZK-Retreat 2021: Yakoub, I.  Cognitive development in children after resective epilepsy surgery. (10th FZK-CRC Retreat, Zurich, July 9th 2021)