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Sleep research in Zurich

It is well known that lack of sleep has a negative effect on our well-being and yet we know so little about sleep’s function. The Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) Sleep and Health aims at […]


New brainpower @ ZNZ

The Neuroscience Center Zurich welcomes its new members. New PhD students: 03.2015 Raffael Ranzani, Group of Roger Gassert, Rehabilitation Engineering Lab, ETH 04.2015 Frances-Catherine Quevenco, Group of Paul G. Unschuld, Clinic for Geriatric Psychiatry, UZH Fabian […]


Publications February to April 2015

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich. A matching pursuit algorithm for inferring tonic sympathetic arousal from spontaneous skin conductance fluctuations. Psychophysiology. 2015 Apr 30; Authors: Bach DR, Staib […]


Götz Award for neuroscientists

Prof. Bea Latal and Prof. Magdalini Polymenidou have been awarded the 2014 Georg-Friedrich-Götz Prize. The prize consists of CHF 30’000 and is awarded each year for outstanding contributions to medical research.   Bea Latal received the […]

Research News

Geared for choice

Our brain is geared to make choices, but how does this work and which brain regions are involved? Research by Marcus Grueschow, Christian Ruff and colleagues has for the first time broken apart the value […]


Inflammation, Brain, and Depression

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 unrelated condition: inflammation. But how are inflammation […]


Tribute to Hanns Möhler

Volumes 72 and 73 of Advances in Pharmacology honor Hanns Möhler, Professor Emeritus since 2005, and his work. Contributing authors have all been associated with Prof. Möhler during their career. The volumes provide a good […]

Research News

Color proves multipotency

How multipotent are neural crest cells and is their fate determined before they migrate? This long-standing controversy has now been ended by the work of Prof. Lukas Sommer of the Institute of Anatomy, UZH, and […]