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Blots and brains

A scene as if from a movie: A psychiatrist’s practice. On the soft and comfortable chair sits a patient. On the other side of the desk, the renowned psychiatrist. In the psychiatrist’s hands: A piece […]

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The key to brain regeneration

Axolotl salamanders are amphibians that have the astonishing capacity to regenerate its brain after a large section is being removed. However, it has been unclear how complete this regeneration is, whether all lost neurons are […]

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Rhythm in the Maturing Brain

During childhood and adolescence, fundamental neural restructuring processes take place and thus represent a critical phase of the human lifespan. A substantial body of literature dealing with neurophysiological changes often focused on the most dominant […]

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Show Me Your Brain…

… and I’ll tell you who you are. One driving force behind human individuality is individual experience, which shapes our behavior and the neural underpinnings of behavior. Over the past thirty years of his academic […]

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Stem Cells for Brain Regeneration

The human brain is one of the most complex objects we know. However, in the event of injury or disease, the brain has very limited intrinsic regenerative capacity. Stem cell-based therapy has tremendous potential for […]

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Joint Projects with the MNI

ZNZ’s partnership with the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) funded two new joint pilot projects, which have been launched last September. The following two peer-reviewed projects will run for one year and are funded by The […]

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Combining MRI and Magnetencephalography

Within the UZH Global Strategy and Partnerships Funding Scheme, Patrick Freund from the University Hospital Balgrist has received funding for a joint project with colleagues from University College London (UCL), a top partner university of […]