IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Finding the Key to Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is one of the most common medical conditions and has a big impact on the quality of a patient’s life. Yet, it is often difficult to treat. The Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) Pain intends to better understand pain mechanisms [...]

RESEARCH NEWS

  • Can sleep be used to diagnose early onset schizophrenia in adolescents? A new study suggests that certain brain processes are altered during sleep in [...]

AWARDS

  • Ivan Jelčić and Faiez Al Nimer from the Department of Neuroimmunology and MS Research at the University Hospital Zurich were among the winners of the 2020 [...]

RESEARCH NEWS

  • Patients who received deep brain stimulation devices are warned not to swim in deep water alone. Daniel Waldvogel, Christian Baumann of the Department of [...]

PUBLICATIONS

  • In his book “Mehr als Schlaf”, Alexander Borbély interweaves an account of his personal life with his research into sleep. Among the main topics [...]

VIDEOS

  • In his inaugural lecture PD Dr. Gregor Berger of the Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich talks [...]

AWARDS

  • Aiman S. Saab has received an SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship. His project was one of 45 projects selected for funding out of 229 applications. With [...]

RESEARCH NEWS

  • A computer game using movement sensors can help assess the success of rehabilitation therapy in children with brain injury. This may have implications for the future [...]

PUBLICATIONS

  • In his book “desert navigator” Rüdiger Wehner shows us how mini brains can solve mega tasks. Wehner describes the extraordinary orienteering skills of [...]

VIDEOS

  • Do we have to rethink intelligence in the context of AI? In this podcast, ETH professors Benjamin Grewe, Simone Schürle, and Thomas Hofmann talk about the [...]

CALLS FOR PROPOSALS

  • Are you a young scientist looking for funding? Apply for the Swiss Brain League Research Grant. Submit your entries no later than 30 September 2020. Every four [...]

March 2020


PUBLICATIONS

NEW MEMBERS

  • The ZNZ is proud to welcome its new members. New Group Leaders PD Dr. med. Marian Christoph NeidertDepartment of [...]

SERVICES

  • Responding to an unmet need, Wolfgang Knecht and Roland Martin founded the Therapy Development Accelerator (TDA) of the University of Zurich exactly three years ago to help [...]

EVENTS

  • Save the date! This year’s Konrad Akert Lecture will be held by Prof. Catherine Dulac from Harvard University. She will talk about her work on neuronal circuits underlying [...]

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