Dementia, developmental disorders and psychoses: Helmholtz Association funds DZNE research project on autoantibodies with 2.3 million euros

In the "BaoBab" project, DZNE researchers from Berlin and Bonn are developing a technical platform with which autoantibodies that cause brain diseases can be identified and investigated.

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Diese Abbildung zeigt Nervenzellen (die farblich eingefärbt wurden) und deren Ausläufer im Hirngewebe einer Maus. Bildquelle: DZNE/Sebastian Dupraz

A Protein that Pulls the Brake on Nerve Growth

DZNE scientists have identified a protein that regulates the growth of nerve fibers by pulling a brake.

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Quelle: DZNE / Johann F. Saba

Award for Groundbreaking Research on Alzheimer’s Disease

The Munich biochemist Christian Haass has received the “Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE Prize” endowed with 60,000 euros.


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Elsevier Report: DZNE Among the World’s Top 10 in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

According to an international study, the DZNE is one of the leading research institutions on Alzheimer’s disease in terms of publication count, citation rate, and collaborations with partners from academia and the corporate sector.

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