Here you can find the latest press releases of the DZNE.

- DZNE supports research for remedies against the coronavirus


The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is actively contributing to the efforts to limit and neutralise the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. The DZNE has therefore started to apply its resources for studies on disease mechanisms associated with the...

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- Immune cells against Alzheimer’s?

Die Abbildung zeigt auf diese Weise stimulierte Mikroglia (cyan), die sich um Ablagerungen von Proteinen – sogenannte Plaques (rot) - sammeln und diese abbauen.

DZNE researchers have developed a novel, experimental approach against Alzheimer’s based on the stimulation of immune cells of the brain by means of an antibody.

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- Bonn DZNE employees affected by coronavirus


Two employees of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Bonn have tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

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- Rapid analysis of large amounts of data in the fight against dementia

Oberfläche eines menschlichen Gehirns rekonstruiert aus einer MRT Aufnahme

For a project on artificial intelligence of the DZNE, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has granted around 1 million euros in funding. In addition to the DZNE, Harvard University is involved in the research project.

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- Artificial Intelligence Tracks down Leukemia

Computerdarstellung weißer Blutkörperchen

DZNE scientists have been able to detect leukemia with the help of artificial intelligence. This was done in a proof-of-concept study.

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- Brain Diseases with Molecular Diversity

Bei Parkinson und der sogenannten Multisystematrophie lagern sich Proteine schichtweise zu länglichen Aggregaten (blau) zusammen, die sich im Gehirn anhäufen

DZNE scientists have studied the structure of abnormal proteins associated with Parkinson’s and multisystem atrophy.

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