In the Spotlight

All for the children

Sick children need targeted research, as their bodies differ from those of adults. Therapy developed for adults can therefore be only partially translated to treatments for children. “Research concentrated on the child gives us the […]

Research News

Renowned neurotechnology expert joins ETH

The appointment of Professor Mehmet Fatih Yanik as Full Professor of Neurotechnology at the ETH further strengthens the Zurich Neuroscience Community. Yanik, currently Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA, will […]


Join the 17th ZNZ Annual Symposium

The ZNZ invites you to join the ZNZ Annual Symposium 2014. The program featuring Jeff Lichtman as the Volker-Henn lecturer, presentations by award winners and a poster session will make it worth your while. The […]

Calls for Proposals

Joint projects and travel awards

Three high profile centers have established a partnership with the aim to encourage neuroscience research. Brain@McGill, Oxford Neuroscience and the ZNZ have signed a new memorandum of understanding establishing the McGill – Oxford – ZNZ […]


Bring DNA, get protein

evitria specializes in the production of proteins in cell culture. “Our customers value our speed, reliability and competitive pricing”, Dr. Markus Hildinger, CEO and owner of evitria talks passionately about his company in the interview […]


A PhD student in retreat

“The ZNZ PhD School is a super organization”. Interview with PhD student Karl Frontzek, MD, of the Institute of Neuropathology, USZ, about the ZNZ PhD retreat in Valens. ZNZ Newsletter: What did you like about […]


New Members Summer 2014

The Neuroscience Center Zurich welcomes its new members. New ZNZ research group leader: Prof. Tobi Delbruck Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH and ETH Zurich Prof. Delbruck’s main research interest is in neuromorphic and bio-inspired electronic engineering, […]


Combined therapy after stroke in animals

Anna-Sophia Wahl and Martin Schwab explain how stimulation of nerve fiber growth with drugs and motor training can be successful after stroke. The work is published in Science, June 2014. doi: 10.1126/science.1253050   (Video uploaded 13 June 2014)