September 2018

Freigeist Fellowship for Shimpei Ishiyama

Shimpei Ishiyama, postdoc in Michael Brecht's lab, has successfully applied for a Freigeist Fellowship (VW Stiftung). He will receive 1 Mio Euro to continue his research on positive emotions like ticklishness and their corresponding neuronal processes in the brain.

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New FENS-Kavli Scholar

Susanne Schreiber, member of the Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin was elected as FENS-Kavli Scholar into the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence.

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New generation of pain medications

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Zuse-Institut Berlin have developed a new generation of pain medications. Using computer simulations, they have designed new opioids that have an effect only at the site of injury or inflammation

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