Articles by Mick Lehmann

The Neuropharmacology of Wanting

When reading a blog post like this, you may experience pleasure or ‚liking‘. Purely hypothetically, but for illustrative purposes you might have experienced an [...]

February 4, 2022

Alzheimer’s Main Risk Gene

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is linked to the neural build-up of clumps of a protein called β-amyloid peptide and characterized by severe memory loss, confusion or [...]

February 4, 2022

Rewiring the Adult Brain

The process whereby a neuron generates additional branches to existing other neurons, is called mossy fiber sprouting. This kind of rewiring does normally not occur in [...]

February 4, 2022

The Calm Between the Storms

Electrical activity is omnipresent in our brain as the cells communicate. An epileptic seizure occurs when there is a sudden synchronous burst of intense electrical activity [...]

February 4, 2022

From Data to the Clinic

Catherine Jutzeler was awarded in 2020 both an SNSF Spark Grant and an SNSF Ambizione Grant to set up her own research group. Only one year later, she has been appointed [...]

February 4, 2022

Continued International Collaboration

Last year, ZNZ sustained the active partnership with McGill University and in particular with the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). Within the strategic partnership of [...]

February 4, 2022

ZNZ Signed the ALBA Declaration

The ZNZ has endorsed the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion. The goal is to foster a fair and diverse scientific community within the ZNZ.  Members of underrepresented [...]

February 4, 2022

New ZNZ PhD Grants 2021

The Board of the Bertha-Meierhofer Fund decided to support three young research groups with PhD Grants covering doctoral student salaries. The following students are [...]

February 3, 2022

Can We See Autism in the Brain?

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a set of neurodevelopmental conditions whose main symptoms include reduced social interactions and elevated repetitive behaviors. Despite [...]

October 8, 2021

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