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HMZ seed funding for ZurichMOVE

How do we know whether training or medical therapy is successful in patients with movement deficits? This question prompted Profs. William Taylor, Armin Curt and Roger [...]

December 9, 2015

Fixing resting state fMRI signals

Dr. Valerio Zerbi in the group of Prof. Nicole Wenderoth has for the first time applied a novel method (FIX) for the analysis of resting state functional MRI in mice. In [...]

October 6, 2015

Geared for choice

Our brain is geared to make choices, but how does this work and which brain regions are involved? Research by Marcus Grueschow, Christian Ruff and colleagues has for the [...]

May 3, 2015

Color proves multipotency

How multipotent are neural crest cells and is their fate determined before they migrate? This long-standing controversy has now been ended by the work of Prof. Lukas Sommer [...]

May 3, 2015

fMRI for clinical neuroimaging

In order to make fMRI fit for clinical application in psychiatric disorders, the groups of Klaas Stephan, Klaas Prüssmann and Dominik Bach are developing methods to increase [...]

February 20, 2015

Using smartphones changes our brains

A whole new group of test persons is available for investigating neuroplasticity. Chances are you are one of them. Arko Ghosh and colleagues have demonstrated that smartphone [...]

February 20, 2015

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