March 2021

Controlled scar formation in the brain

When the brain suffers injury or infection, glial cells surrounding the affected site act to preserve the brain’s sensitive nerve cells and prevent excessive damage. A team of researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been able to demonstrate the important role played by the reorganization of the structural and membrane elements of glial cells. The researchers’ findings, which have been published in Nature Communications*, shed light on a new neuroprotective mechanism which the brain could use to actively control damage following neurological injury or disease.

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NeuroCure Postdoc Fellowships for Female Neuroscientists

After a competitive selection process - seven excellent candidates were awarded for NeuroCure Postdoc Fellowships for Female Neuroscientists

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BerlinBrains Talk Series 2021

The "Berlin Brains" lecture series at URANIA is jointly organized by the Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, the Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin, the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, the SFB 1315 and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. 

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