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- COVID-19 Has Multiple Faces

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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- The Long Road to Dementia

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In “Nature Neuroscience”, researchers from the DZNE and the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research present new findings on the early development of Alzheimer's disease.

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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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