Awards

Phoenix Award for Zeilhofer

December 9, 2016

Prof. Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer and his group have been honored with the Phoenix-Pharmacy Research Award. The group received the award in recognition of their research on the [...]

Robert-Bing-Prize for Jessberger

June 7, 2016

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences has awarded Sebastian Jessberger of the Brain Research Institute the Robert-Bing-Prize for his outstanding achievements in neuroscience [...]

Rajendran receives SCOR Prize

June 7, 2016

Professor Lawrence Rajendran receives the SCOR Young Researcher European Grand Prize for his innovative research on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Rajendran of the Systems and [...]

UZH honorary doctorate for Friston

June 7, 2016

Prof. Karl Friston, University College London, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the medical faculty of the University of Zurich in recognition for his pioneering [...]

PhD Thesis completed!

December 9, 2015

Congratulations! The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months:  Michael Arzt, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich (Supervisor: [...]

Kesselring receives Margrit Egnér Award

December 9, 2015

Prof. Dr. med. Jürg Kesselring has received the Margrit Egnér Award for his lifetime achievements in anthropological and humanistic psychology at the award ceremony on [...]

Cloëtta Prize 2015 goes to Helmchen

December 9, 2015

On November 13, Fritjof Helmchen of the Brain Research Institute was awarded the 2015 Cloëtta Prize, together with Dominique Soldati-Favre of the University of Geneva. The [...]

2015 ZNZ PhD grants

December 9, 2015

On December 3, the ZNZ Steering Committee has awarded two PhD grants. The grants, each covering a doctoral student’s salary for one year, go to ZNZ group leaders Shiva [...]

PhD Award for Uli Herrmann

October 6, 2015

Dr. Uli Herrmann received this year’s ZNZ Best PhD Award for his work on a new substance that blocks propagation of prion proteins and increases survival in prion-infected [...]

Koetser Award for Christopher Kennard

October 6, 2015

The Koetser Award 2015 went to Prof. Christopher Kennard of the University of Oxford for his work on saccadic eye movements. Following a eulogy by Prof. Klara Landau, Prof. [...]
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