Brain Fair 2016 – Motion and the brain

March 2, 2016

This year’s BrainFair starts from the surprising premise of Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert who says that the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control [...]

Register now: KNZ Symposium 2015

October 6, 2015

The Clinical Neurocenter (KNZ) of the University Hospital Zurich announces its annual symposium on 26 November. The symposium will focus on neuro-oncology with a special [...]

Launch of Viral Vector Facility

July 2, 2015

The Viral Vector Facility (VVF) of the ZNZ has officially started its activities on 1 July 2015. The facility offers a variety of services to research groups working with [...]

Inflammation, Brain, and Depression

May 3, 2015

Depression can be a devastating disease and many patients do not respond well to medication. The search for the cause of this non-responsiveness has led to a seemingly [...]

In memory of Prof. Konrad Akert

February 20, 2015

Founder of the Brain Research Institute of the University of Zurich and strong advocate for neurosciences, Prof. Konrad Akert has laid the groundwork for today’s [...]

BrainFair 2015

February 20, 2015

With our sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch we make sense of the world around us. This year’s BrainFair on 16 – 21 March is all about perception, and looks beyond the [...]

Not one-solution-fits-all

December 1, 2014

The ZNZ retreat on scientific career planning was organized to show participants that it is possible to pursue a scientific career and have a family. ZNZ News asked [...]
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