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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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- COVID-19: Immune system derails

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Researchers publish current coronavirus findings in "Cell"

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- A “feeling” for dementia?

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A research team led by the DZNE concludes that personal perception can be an important indicator for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Early diagnosis and therapy development could benefit from these findings.

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- Virtual cohorts for medical research

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Researchers at the DZNE and the Helmholtz Center for Information Security intend to use “artificial intelligence” to facilitate the transfer of genomic data for research purposes under the strict constraints of data protection.

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- DZNE welcomes Federal Government’s National Dementia Strategy

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The DZNE is part of alliance for a dementia-friendly Germany.

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- Noise disturbs the brain’s compass

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In “Nature Communications”, DZNE scientists report on causes for troubles in spatial navigation and ties to the research on Alzheimer’s disease.

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- Alzheimer Research: Noise-inducing neurons shut down memories

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Neurons that are responsible for new experiences interfere with the signals of neurons that contain memories and thereby disturb the recall of memories – at least in mice. Scientists of the DZNE report this in the scientific journal “Nature Neuroscience“.

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- Corona research in Bonn: Rhineland Study starts large-scale blood test

For a study on the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the  DZNE is asking around 5,000 participants of the “Rhineland Study” to have their blood tested. Source: DZNE

For a study on the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the DZNE is asking around 5,000 participants of the “Rhineland Study” to have their blood tested.

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- DZNE supports research for remedies against the coronavirus

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The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is actively contributing to the efforts to limit and neutralise the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. The DZNE has therefore started to apply its resources for studies on disease mechanisms associated with the…

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