In the Spotlight

Finding new ways to treat glioblastoma

In January 2022, Hans-Georg Wirsching and his research group started their  project, “A phase Ib/II randomized drug repurposing trial of glutamate signaling inhibitors [...]

June 6, 2023

Improving personalized wearables

Melika Payvand, SNSF Assistant Professor at the University of Zurich (UZH), was awarded an SNSF Starting Grant. In February, she started working on her project “UNITE: [...]

March 1, 2023

A Warehouse for Neuroscience

Benjamin Ineichen, group leader at the Center for Reproducible Science at the University of Zurich, will lead the project “Advancing 3R – Animals, Research and Society” [...]

November 10, 2022

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

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