by Marian Brackmann

A molecular switch may serve as new target point for cancer and diabetes therapies

If certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. A mechanism recently discovered by scientists at the Leibniz- Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin and at the University of Geneva has a crucial influence on such signaling cascades and may be an important key for the future development of therapies against these diseases.

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by Marian Brackmann

Two highly funded grants from the European Research Council

ERC Starting Grants for behavioral biologist and neuroscientist of Freie Universität Berlin
The behavioral biologist PD Dr. Mirjam Knörnschild and neuroscientist Dr. med. Radoslav Cichy of Freie Universität Berlin won a European Reasearch Council Starting Grant (ERC).

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by Marian Brackmann

ECN at 11th FENS Forum of Neurosciences 2018

The countdown is running – in a few days the FENS Forum of Neurosciences will start in Berlin (July 7-11, 2018, City Cube, Berlin, Germany). We are excited to be there with our joint booth Neurocenters in Germany.

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by Marian Brackmann

Blood test enables reading out the internal clock

With a new blood test, researchers can determine the state of the internal clock of a person. Once the internal rhythm of patient is known, drugs could be administered at particular times of day making them more effective and with fewer side effects than standard therapy.

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by Marian Brackmann

ECN booth at the Long Night of Science 2018

On the "smartest night of the year“, many scientific institutions, laboratories and libraries, which are usually closed to the public, opened their doors for visitors.

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by Marian Brackmann

Long-term memory: HU acquires DFG research project

How does our long-term memory work? – This is the question to be investigated intensively starting July 2018 by researchers of the Humboldt University (HU) together with colleagues from other major science institutions, including the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure.

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by Marian Brackmann

McKinsey & Company has selected ECN PhD Fellow for “Next Generation Woman Leaders”

Congratulations to our PhD Fellow, Alexandra Tzilivaki for being one of the winners of the
McKinsey & Company “Next Generation Woman Leaders”.

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