Research News

Sleep-Wake Rhythms in Synapses Unraveled

Do we sleep because we are tired or because we follow a circadian rhythm? Steven Brown, Shiva Tyagarajan, Charo Robles (LMU Munich) and colleagues looked at the molecular [...]

December 1, 2019

Stress Networks in the Brain

What changes in the brain upon a stressful event? Dr. Valerio Zerbi and colleagues at the ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that selective release of the [...]

October 1, 2019

New Microscope Reveals Stunning Detail

Fabian Voigt at the Brain Research Institute of UZH has developed a novel light-sheet microscope that allows high-throughput imaging of large volumes of cleared biological [...]

October 1, 2019

Oxford-McGill-Zurich Partnership

In May 2019, four new pilot projects and one workshop were granted by the partnership. Pilot projects explore the feasibility of a new (high-risk) approach or research path [...]

July 7, 2019

Brain-wide imaging

Having trouble deciding which part of your mouse brain you need to image? Why not monitor activity across the entire brain? The new paper by Prof. Daniel Razansky and [...]

July 7, 2019

Matters of the heart

Heart defects are the most common birth defects. They cause neurodevelopmental problems in affected children, including problems with communication and speech. Andras Jakab [...]

July 6, 2019

Nightmare math

What can specific anxiety do to the developing brain? This question was asked by PD Dr. Karin Kucian and colleagues from the University Children’s Hospital. In their Nature [...]

March 3, 2019

Database for animal experimentation

Members of the UZH research community have joined hands to exchange information on animal experimentation licenses. They have set up the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) [...]

March 3, 2019

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