In the Spotlight

Immunotherapy against Brain Tumors

The use of immunotherapy to attack tumors is a promising new approach to cancer treatment. The Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) ImmunoCure intends to develop immunotherapeutic strategies for brain tumors. We talked with Patrick Roth […]


Gender in Medicine

Are there differences between women and men in the symptoms of illness or the effect of therapies and medication? Last month, the kick-off symposium “Sex and Gender in Medicine” looked at various aspects of gender […]

Research News

Drug Discovery using Brain Activity Patterns

Fishing out the best therapeutics for neurological and psychiatric diseases is complex. Mehmet Fatih Yanik and colleagues show that the use of high throughput technologies opens fascinating possibilities of accelerating basic and translational research. In […]


Pharmacology of Sleep

The new book “Sleep-Wake Neurobiology and Pharmacology”, edited by Hans-Peter Landolt and Derk-Jan Dijk,connects current ideas and concepts about sleep functions and circadian rhythms with the search for novel target-selective sleep-wake therapeutics. State-of-the-art methodologies are […]


ZNZ PhD Grants 2019

This year, the Bertha-Meierhofer Fund supports two young research groups with PhD Grants covering doctoral student salaries. The following students are supported:Kelly Payette will be working on capturing brain morphology development with MRI in fetuses […]


Computational Psychiatry Course

Watch this video in which Klaas Enno Stephan gives an introduction to the field of computational psychiatry. He provides a high-level overview of some of the problems in psychiatry and how model-based diagnostic tests can […]


Remembering Walter Rudolf Hess

Who was Walter Rudolf Hess? 70 years after he was awarded the Nobel Prize, Anton Valavanis and Alexander Borbély of the Clinical Neurocenter issued a book about his life and his work. The book contains […]


Recent Publications by ZNZ Members

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich. Sleep EEG slow-wave activity in medicated and unmedicated children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.Transl Psychiatry. 2019 Nov 28;9(1):324Authors: Furrer M, Jaramillo V, […]