Inaugural Lectures

We congratulate the following researchers on their inaugural lectures: On March 9th, András Jakab took the audience on a «A Brain Odyssey: A Computational View of Brain Development», whereas on March 18th, Marian Galovic shed […]


Welcome to the community

We are proud to welcome our new members. Read on to learn about their research expertise, their motivations and what they love about Zurich. Name and Surname: Isaac CanalsPosition: Assistant Professor for Human Translational Stem […]


Fighting for resilience and against stress

MGME Neurotech is a startup founded at the University of Zurich in 2021 to provide cutting-edge, scientifically proven digital technology for assessing and training professionals. MGME helps fighting work-related stress with digital tools and thereby […]


New UZH CRISPR Screening Hub

Recently, the CRISPR Screening Hub has been launched at UZH, offering cutting-edge technology for gene editing and genome-wide CRISPR screens. The facility provides researchers with comprehensive services, including access to powerful, state-of the art CRISPR […]

In the Spotlight

EBV’s link to Multiple Sclerosis

Profs. Burkhard Becher, Christian Münz, & Tobias Derfuss recently obtained a Sinergia Grant of the SNSF. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative autoimmune disease that is thought to be triggered by infectious diseases. Although the […]

Research News

Unsupervised rehabilitation after stroke

Stroke survivors often experience upper limb (arm and hand) impairments, which severely limit their daily lives. High-dose therapy has proven to be crucial for recovery. Currently, most therapies are conducted under the supervision of a […]


Recent publications by ZNZ members

Corrigendum to “Zotiraciclib (TG02) for newly diagnosed glioblastoma in the elderly or for recurrent glioblastoma: The EORTC 1608 STEAM trial” [Eur J Cancer 198 (2024) 113475]Eur J Cancer. 2024 Jun:204:114066.  doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2024.114066. Epub 2024 Apr […]

Research News

Why working memory declines with age

Working memory is defined as the ability to store and process information temporally. It is connected to everyday activities such as attention, planning and reasoning. Understanding the age-related decline of our working memory is crucial […]