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Show Me Your Brain…

… and I’ll tell you who you are. One driving force behind human individuality is individual experience, which shapes our behavior and the neural underpinnings of behavior. Over the past thirty years of his academic […]

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Stem Cells for Brain Regeneration

The human brain is one of the most complex objects we know. However, in the event of injury or disease, the brain has very limited intrinsic regenerative capacity. Stem cell-based therapy has tremendous potential for […]

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Joint Projects with the MNI

ZNZ’s partnership with the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) funded two new joint pilot projects, which have been launched last September. The following two peer-reviewed projects will run for one year and are funded by The […]


New Joint Master Has Started

The ZNZ has implemented a new specialized Master’s in Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences.The Program is offered jointly by UZH and ETH Zurich. In the fall semester 2022, the first 17 international students have started. Understanding how […]


Inaugural Lectures

We congratulate Nathalie Giroud, Christophe Valmaggia and Mital Hitendu Dave on their inaugural lectures. On 7 March, Nathalie Giroud talked about age-related brain changes resulting in hearing impairments: “Ich verstehe dich nicht. Bin ich schwerhörig […]

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Combining MRI and Magnetencephalography

Within the UZH Global Strategy and Partnerships Funding Scheme, Patrick Freund from the University Hospital Balgrist has received funding for a joint project with colleagues from University College London (UCL), a top partner university of […]


BrainFair 2022 on Brain Injury

The 25th edition of the BrainFair was dedicated to treatments for brain injuries. In four discussion panels, the speakers covered a wide variety of perspectives on the topic: brain injuries in children, consequences of severe […]