Parkinson’s: A New Study Associates Oxidative Stress With the Spreading of Aberrant Proteins

Oxidative stress could be a driving force in the spreading of aberrant proteins involved in Parkinson’s disease. This is the result of recent studies by DZNE researchers.


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Prof. Christian Haass

Award for Munich Alzheimer‘s researcher

This year’s “Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE Prize”, which is endowed with 60,000 euros, goes to the Munich biochemist and Alzheimer’s researcher Christian Haass.

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Indications why older people are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease

The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease increases with age. DZNE researcher Susanne Wegmann has uncovered a possible cause for this: Molecules involved in the disease, termed tau-proteins, spread more easily in the aging brain.

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Mitmach-Experiment für Kinder

Summertime Science

More than 3,000 visitors came to the DZNE's Open Day on the Venusberg in Bonn.

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