Press releases

- „Tuning“ for Brain Scanners

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DZNE coordinates international research project on Ultra-High Field MRI.

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- How Environmental Factors Could Provide for a Young Brain

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Study in “Nature Communications” on epigenetic mechanisms in the hippocampus.


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- Smart Biomarkers to Empower Drug Development for Brain Diseases

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Dresden Researchers Awarded Prestigious Funding by the Helmholtz Association to Validate a Novel Approach that Combines Neuroelectronics and Artificial Intelligence.

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- Alzheimer’s: U.S. Regulatory Authority Approves Use of “Aducanumab” on the Condition of Further Studies

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Statement by Prof. Pierluigi Nicotera, Scientific Director and Chairman of the DZNE’s Executive Board.


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- AI with Swarm Intelligence

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Publication in „Nature“: Researchers led by DZNE analyze medical data with a novel artificial intelligence technology. Collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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- Studies on “Long COVID”

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DZNE researchers look into the long-term effects of an infection with the coronavirus.

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- Better care for people with dementia at home: Ambulatory care specialists take over medical tasks for the first time

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The DZNE is leading a study project in which specialists in geriatric and nursing care are being specifically further qualified.

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- DZNE Alzheimer's study: A Mediterranean diet might protect against memory loss and dementia

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This diet which contains fish, vegetables and olive oil, may slow brain aging.

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- SARS-CoV-2: New Findings on the Persistence of Neutralizing Antibodies

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Data from the “Rhineland Study” in Bonn, Germany.

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- Experimental gene regulation therapy lowers levels of Tau protein in the brain and could protect against Alzheimer's

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A research group involving the DZNE has successfully developed a new method of gene regulation that permanently reduces the protein "tau" in the adult brain. This could become the basis for new therapies against Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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