DZNE scientist receives „Brain Prize“

The Crown Prince of Denmark presented the Prize to Christian Haass for his groundbreaking research on Alzheimer’s disease.

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Unter dem Mikroskop: Sternförmige Astrozyten

The brain’s “rising stars”: New options against Alzheimer’s?

Targeting astrocytes (star-shaped, non-neuronal cells) might help to alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. DZNE scientists report on this in the „Journal of Experimental Medicine“.

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Abbildung zeigt solche Immunzellen (in Schwarz), die sich rund um sogenannte Plaques (in Rot) versammelt haben.

An immunological memory in the brain

The brain’s immune cells have an ‘immunological memory’, which may influence the progression of neurological disorders that occur later in life. DZNE scientists report on this in the journal “Nature”.

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DNA Stränge

Does physical activity influence the health of future offspring?

Physical and mental exercise is not only beneficial for your own brain, but can also affect the learning ability of future offspring – at least in mice. DZNE researchers report these findings in the journal “Cell Reports”.

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