Press releases

- Why senile plaques form in the brain of Alzheimer patients

Scientists from the DZNE and University of Bonn have discovered that a modification of the protein amyloid beta causes it to aggregate and form plaques – a typical feature of Alzheimer's disease

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- Humboldt Research Fellowship for Michela Deleidi

Bonn/Tübingen, September15th 2011. Dr. Michela Deleidi, a scientist in Prof. Thomas Gasser’s research group at the DZNE site Tübingen and the Hertie Institute for Brain Research, received a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers. With the award, she will…

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- Funding International Cooperations between Centres of Excellence in neurodegenerative disease research

The Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration Research (CoEN) -initiative, an international funding partnership, announces investment in eight exciting new international research projects which will address key issues in neurodegenerative disease research.

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- Symposia: Synaptic Signals

A joint research project on synaptic signal transmission will be initialized with a one-day symposium entitled "Synaptic Signals" on October 21st in Bonn. The aim of the project is to gain a better understanding of synaptic function of the hippocampal neurons. The project…

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- Konrad Beyreuther awarded with the first Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE Prize

Bonn, September 2, 2011. The first "Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE Prize" for outstanding research in the field of neurodegenerative diseases will be awarded to the renowned Alzheimer researcher Prof. Konrad Beyreuther, Heidelberg University. The award honors Beyreuther for the…

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- Clearing the brain by breaking its barriers

German Researchers discover a new mechanism and a new treatment option for Alzheimer ’s disease

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- First DZNE / MPI Conference on Ageing and Neurodegeneration

Bonn/Cologne, September1st. The first conference on Aging and Neurodegeneration, organized by the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing (MPI Age), will take place at Schloss Bensberg, Bergisch Gladbach…

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- Workshop: Dementia care research – scientific evidence, current issues and future perspectives

The DZNE Rostock / Greifswald in cooperation with the DZNE Witten organizes an international workshop on dementa care research entitled "Dementia care research - scientific evidence, current issues and future perspectives".
Current developments in health care research will be…

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- The Link between Blood Flow and Dementia

Dr. Gabor Petzold begins work as Research Group Leader at the DZNE and Senior Physician at the University Hospital of Bonn

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- Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

Scientists from the DZNE Witten start a model study to foster the self-determination of people with dementia

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