Press releases

- Computer simulation of memory cells

DZNE scientists and their US colleagues have received US$1.5 million in funding to research learning and memory using computer models

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- A one way gate for tau proteins

Bonn, Oct 27th, 2011. Scientists from Bonn have discovered a possible mechanism of Alzheimer disease

For a nerve cell to function properly, each protein must be in the right place. The tau protein, for example, has to be located in the axons - the long projections of nerve…

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- Researching the causes of Parkinson’s disease

- A micro-RNA as a key regulator of learning and Alzheimer's disease

Scientists identify an RNA molecule as a potential target for new Alzheimer's therapies

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- 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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