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- Coronavirus: Study finds further door opener into the cell

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Experts from the DZNE, Technical University of Munich, University of Helsinki and other research institutions have now identified neuropilin-1 as a factor that can facilitate SARS-CoV-2 entry into the cells’ interior. Their findings are published in “Science”.

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- COVID-19: Berlin scientists lay basis for a passive vaccination

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Researchers at the DZNE and Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have identified highly effective antibodies against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and are now pursuing the development of a passive vaccination.

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- Distribution of people with dementia in Germany: study shows clear regional differences

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People with dementia are by no means evenly distributed across Germany. Researchers from the DZNE and the University Medical Center Greifswald demonstrate this with an analysis at district level. Interactive maps by the DZNE visualize the findings.

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- DZNE starts new knowledge podcast „Hirn & Heinrich“ with Sabine Heinrich

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The DZNE launches the podcast "Hirn & Heinrich", in which moderator Sabine Heinrich talks to leading experts about brain diseases and the current state of research.

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- Risk gene for Alzheimer’s has early effects on the brain

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A genetic predisposition to late-onset Alzheimer’s disease affects how the brains of young adults cope with certain memory tasks. Researchers from the DZNE and the Ruhr-Universität Bochum report on this in the scientific journal “Current Biology”.

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- DZNE launches the research area “systems medicine”

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The DZNE is expanding its research activities to include the area of “systems medicine”. The focus is on the network of relationships between the mechanisms of brain diseases.

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- Lumpy proteins stiffen blood vessels of the brain

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Study puts spotlight on a new risk factor for vascular dementia.

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- “Hotspots” of a corona infection in the human body

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Researchers identify new possible entry points for SARS-CoV-2 into human bodies.

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- A tailor-made molecule that ties nerve connections

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Synthetic compound could serve as prototype for a novel class of drugs to treat neurological damage.

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- Disorders in movement

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A European research alliance headed by the DZNE tracks the onset of ataxias.

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