Pharmocotherapy of Tinnitus

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 been studied for treating tinnitus, […]


ERC Grant for Patriarchi

Tommaso Patriarchi from the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology has received the prestigious ERC Starting Grant for his work on visualization of neurotransmitter dynamics in the brain. The European Research Council awards its highly competitive […]


Welcome to our New Members

The ZNZ is proud to welcome four new members. Prof. Giancarlo NatalucciDepartment of Neonatology, University Hospital Zurich Prof. Natalucci is assistant professor at the University of Zurich (since July 2019) and a staff member at […]


Bio-inspired Future of Machine Vision

The world is becoming increasingly dependent on machine vision, in diverse applications including mobile phone imaging, industrial robotics, autonomous vehicles, satellites, and drones. iniVation AG, a spin off company of the Institute of Neuroinformatics, has […]

Research News

Control of Fear Extinction

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 Peleg-Raibstein and Denis Burdakov shows the […]


Meet Bjoern Menze

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 apply neuroimaging to key applications areas, including modeling of […]


ZNZ Best PhD Awards 2020

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, respectively. The prizes were announced at this […]


Götz Award for Silvia Brem

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 the field of medical research.   Silvia Brem received the prize for […]