Recent Publications by ZNZ Members

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich. Conditional valuation for combinations of goods in primatesPhilos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2021 Mar;376(1819):20190669. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0669.Epub 2021 Jan 11.Authors: Hui-Kuan Chung, Carlos […]


Questioning the Brain

A new book features the answers of 16 Swiss neuroscientists to 300 questions. Journalist Barbara Schmutz interviewed neuroscientists – amongst them several from the ZNZ – on common phenomena interesting to many of us:Can we […]


PhD Grants 2020

In November, ZNZ awarded PhD Grants to three young research groups covering doctoral student salaries. The following students are supported: Jeanne Droux in the group of Susanne Wegener will analyze mechanical properties of neutrophils in […]

In the Spotlight

Promoting Self-Healing After Stroke

When an ischemic stroke occurs, blood flow is cut off to parts of the brain. Self-healing mechanisms, such as reorganization of the brain exist and are initiated immediately. The researchers behind the UZH Clinical Research […]


Coronavirus and the Brain

Covid-19 has a huge impact on us as society and individual human beings. But what do know about the effects on our brain? The BrainFair 2021 takes a closer look. Unfortunately, the BrainFair 2020 was […]


Joint McGill-ZNZ Workshop on iPSC

The Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University and ZNZ organized a joint workshop on December 8th 2020 on induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-based research. As the directors of both institutions, Fritjof Helmchen and Guy Rouleau […]

Research News

Neurostimulation Against Migraine

Can electrical neurostimulation be used to help migraine patients? A new study indicates that modification of neural excitability over the visual cortex reduces the occurrence of migraine attacks significantly. Migraine affects about one million people […]