In the Spotlight

A New Perspective On Neurodegeneration

Magdalini Polymenidou from the Department of Quantitative Biomedicine at the University of Zurich has received an ERC Consolidator Grant. Together with her team she will [...]

June 8, 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

The Reverse Vaccination Against MS

Bacteria, which are particularly common in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, could be the trigger for the inflammatory reactions in the brain and spinal cord. Endogenous [...]

October 8, 2021

In the Loop for Walking Well Again

Walking is a central part of independent living. Neurological causes, such as stroke or Parkinson’s disease, can substantially impair gait and mobility. This affects [...]

June 1, 2021

When Memory Becomes a Burden

A violent assault or a car accident – traumatic events in the past could affect your present and future health. They can trigger emotional and even physical reactions that [...]

April 7, 2021

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. [...]

January 20, 2021

Standardizing a Psychological Test

Nicolas Langer of the Department of Psychology at UZH and colleagues are developing a web application for the automated interpretation of the Rey-Osterrieth complex figure, a [...]

July 1, 2020

Finding the Key to Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is one of the most common medical conditions and has a big impact on the quality of a patient’s life. Yet, it is often difficult to treat. The Clinical [...]

March 7, 2020

Immunotherapy against Brain Tumors

The use of immunotherapy to attack tumors is a promising new approach to cancer treatment. The Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) ImmunoCure intends to develop [...]

December 1, 2019

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