Press releases

- The centrosome plays an important role in neuron migration

Pcture shows microscope image of a mouse brain that was genetically changed in its embryonic stage.

Researchers from the DZNE have solved an important puzzle in neurobiology: the wiring and the movement of nerve cells are interwoven, but separately controlled.

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- Social contact strengthens dementia patients and can improve disease progression

New study on treatment and care for people with dementia published.

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- Longevity treatments do not slow aging

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Three approaches with a reputation for slowing aging processes have proven largely ineffective. For their study, researchers developed a new method to measure aging, which accounts for the complexity of aging in organisms.

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- New potential mechanism for vision loss discovered

Microscopic images of lab-grown mini-retinas, so called human retina organoids.

Thanks to laboratory produced human mini-retinas, researchers were able to observe complex changes in the retina as they occur in macular degeneration.

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- New target for Alzheimer's therapies found

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DZNE researchers discover link between the protein medin and Alzheimer's disease.

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- New approaches to treatment of ALS at the DZNE

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A drug from immunotherapy could slow down the progression of the severe neurodegenerative disease.

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- Speech as a new diagnostic tool in ALS and FTD

The speech of patients with neurodegenerative diseases gradually changes. Thanks to the help of artificial intelligence, even the slightest changes can become the basis for a diagnosis.

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- Biomarkers from the blood for Alzheimer's diagnosis

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About 3.000 blood samples will be analyzed for a research network led by the DZNE.

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New EU Research Project Investigates Neurological and Neuropsychiatric Complications Following COVID-19 Infections

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- Drug Testing with Artificial Brain Vessels

Screening method simulates filter effect of the “blood-brain barrier”.

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