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

- COVID-19 Has Multiple Faces

Graphic representation of the coronavirus.

According to current studies, the COVID-19 disease which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus comprises at least five different variants. Researchers from the DZNE and the University of Bonn report on this in the scientific journal “Genome Medicine”.

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- DZNE and Aparito develop mobile app to assess ataxia symptoms at home

Visualisation for using the app.

A new app will now allow people with ataxia to assess the severity of their disease at home. It is based on the well-known SARA score, which DZNE researchers have now been able to bring into use outside of clinics.

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- New European alliance formed to tackle urgent challenge of neurodegenerative diseases


The DZNE is a founding member of CURE-ND, a cluster of European research institutions that aim to jointly address the challenge of neurodegenerative diseases.

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- ERC Grant for DZNE Researcher

ERC signet

Michela Deleidi, a Parkinson’s researcher at the DZNE’s Tübingen site, has been awarded a “Consolidator Grant” of the European Research Council worth about two million euros.

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- Radicals seem to be good for the brain

Microscope image of a newborn nerve cell.

DZNE scientist report in the journal “Cell Stem Cell” that reactive oxygen molecules, also known as “free radicals”, are important for the brain’s ability to adapt – at least in mice.

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- Three million dollars for Parkinson research at the DZNE

Symbolic image of a neuron.

Studies on the “gut-brain axis”: Bonn and Tübingen receive 1.5 million US dollars each in funding

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