In the Spotlight

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

Multiple Sclerosis’ Heterogeneity

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a highly heterogeneous disease. Patients respond differently to medications and have disease prognoses that vary greatly. The new Clinical Research [...]

October 1, 2019

Five years Viral Vector Facility

The Viral Vector Facility started operations 5 years ago as a project initiated by the ZNZ. Since then, the non-profit facility has become a successful, established platform. [...]

July 7, 2019

WeCare about sweat

Biomarkers in human sweat can contain useful information about the physiological state of a person. Currently, however, this information is rarely used. The WeCare project, [...]

March 3, 2019

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