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Understanding Brain Development and Learning

The new University Research Priority Program (URPP) “Adaptive Brain Circuits in Development and Learning” aims at better understanding the mechanisms underlying brain development and learning as well as the causes of learning deficits. The URPP [...]

RESEARCH NEWS

  • What happens in the brain when we are faced with threat and how does it suppress fear caused by traumatic experiences? A new paper by the groups of Daria [...]

AWARDS

  • Silvia Brem has been awarded the 2019 Georg-Friedrich-Götz Prize. The prize consists of CHF 30’000 and is awarded each year for outstanding contributions in [...]

PUBLICATIONS

  • A buzzing, ringing or hissing sound in the ear in absence of an external source – tinnitus is a common symptom that affects 10-20% of the population. Many drugs have [...]

AWARDS

  • Tommaso Patriarchi from the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology has received the prestigious ERC Starting Grant for his work on visualization of [...]

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SERVICES

  • Bjoern Menze is the newly appointed Helmut Horten Professor for Biomedical Image Analysis and Machine Learning at the UZH Department of Quantitative Biomedicine. He plans to [...]

SERVICES

  • The world is becoming increasingly dependent on machine vision, in diverse applications including mobile phone imaging, industrial robotics, autonomous vehicles, satellites, [...]

October 2020

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AWARDS

  • Two prizes were awarded this year – one to Sara Bernardez Noya and one to Lilian Weber for their excellent doctoral theses in sleep research and human perception, [...]

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