The DZNE investigates the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and develops novel strategies for prevention, treatment and care
Fundamental Research - Tracking down the causes of disease
Clinical Research – Developing new methods for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
Health Care Research – For a better quality of life
Population Health Sciences - Insights for healthy ageing


Combating Anxiety with Virtual Reality

Scientists at the DZNE in Magdeburg are developing an innovative therapy based on virtual reality to treat social anxiety disorders. For this purpose, the European Research Council is providing about 150,000 Euro.

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Prof. Eicke Latz und Dr. Anette Christ

Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive in the long term

Study led by the University of Bonn, which also involved researchers of the DZNE shows that even after a change to a healthy diet, the body‘s defenses remain hyperactive.

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Ansicht einer PBMC Probe. Quelle: DZNE / Fava

Together against Alzheimer's & Co.

DZNE, ChemDiv and Torrey Pines Investment Launch Inflammasome Discovery Program of Translational Collaboration on Neurodegeneration

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You’ll find an overview of all DZNE studies here.

Music & Brain

The series of events combines scientific lectures with classical music.

Neuroimaging Network

The aim of the Network is to improve dementia diagnostics through innovation, quality control and high standards.

Rhineland Study

The long-term study investigates which protection and risk factors influence the health of adults over the life span up to old age.

DZNE in Dialogue

We share our knowledge about new research results, new ways of prevention and risk factors through direct dialogue with society