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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 make you more prone to a […]

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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. The researchers behind the UZH Clinical Research […]

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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 widely used neuropsychological test. The tool might save a single […]

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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 Research Priority Program (CRPP) […]

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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 immunotherapeutic strategies for brain tumors. We talked with Patrick Roth […]

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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 Priority Program (CRPP) PrecisionMS looks at how therapies can be adapted […]

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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. In April 2019, the Executive Board of the […]

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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, that recently received a SNSF Sinergia grant, explores how biomarkers […]

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Super-vision of the brain

Prof. Daniel Razansky measures tiny ultrasound vibrations evoked by light. His techniques revolutionize biomedical imaging by producing unprecedented views of everything from whole organisms to cells, noninvasively and with high spatial and temporal resolution. We […]