Dr. Susana Ferrao Santos

Dr. Susana Ferrao Santos

Clinician-Researcher (IONS/NEUR)

Dept. of Neurology, Centre de référence pour l'épilepsie réfractaire.

Cliniques univesitaires Saint-Luc.


Syndrome of the trephined revealed by vertical diplopia

Hohenbichler K, Duprez T, Ribeiro Vaz JG, Ferrao Santos S, El Tahry R. Acta Neurol Belg (2016); in press.

Post-resection electrocorticography has no added value in epilepsy surgery

El Tahry R, Ferrao Santos S, de Tourtchaninoff M, Géraldo Ribeiro Vaz J, Finet P, Raftopoulos C, van Rijckevorsel K. Acta Neurol Belg (2016); 116(3):279-85. 

New-Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus: More Investigations, More Questions

Dillien P, Ferrao Santos S, van Pesch V, Suin V, Lamoral S, Hantson P. Case Rep Neurol (2016); 8(2):127-33.

Early experiences with tachycardia-triggered vagus nerve stimulation using the AspireSR stimulator

El Tahry R, Hirsch M, Van Rijckevorsel K, Santos SF, de Tourtchaninoff M, Rooijakkers H, Coenen V, Schulze-Bonhage A. Epileptic Disord (2016); 18(2):155-62. 

Nociceptive local field potentials recorded from the human insula are not specific for nociception

Liberati G, Klocker A, Safronova MM, Ferrao Santos S, Ribeiro Vaz JG, Raftopoulos C, Mouraux A. PLoS Biology (2016); 14(1):e1002345. [PDF]

Research projects

Intracerebral EEG recordings to investigate the role of the insula in nociception

Investigators : Giulia Liberati, Susana Ferrao Santos, André Mouraux. A widely accepted notion is that one particular region of the “pain matrix”, the insula, plays a specific role in the perception of pain, and the activity recorded from this region is often considered as an objective signature of...