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07/21/15 - MetLife Foundation Award: Munich-based DZNE researcher receives coveted US prize for medical research

Professor Christian Haass, site speaker at the DZNE in Munich, yesterday has been honored by MetLife Foundation in the USA at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington DC. Haass, also director of the Adolf Butenandt Institute (chair of Metabolic Biochemistry) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, receives international acknowledgement of his research into the molecular biology of Alzheimer's.

07/01/15 - DZNE researcher becomes scientific leader of team developing national expert standard on "Nursing Care for People with Dementia"

The number of people in Germany who require nursing care has been rising steadily for years. Demographic developments indicate that this trend will continue. A parallel increase in the number of dementia patients is also being observed. These are important grounds for expert collaboration on the development of a nursing standard for dementia patients that is sustainable nationwide.