March 2019

Two New Emmy Noether Independent Research Groups at Charité

How might we further improve deep brain stimulation and its use in the treatment of neurological disorders? And how does the nervous system regulate both protective and chronic immune responses? These questions are at the heart of investigations by two research teams headed by Dr. Andreas Horn and Dr. Christoph Klose at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), these two independent Emmy Noether Junior Research Groups are set to receive more than €1.7 million for a period of three years, with potential for extension.

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Memory like a sieve or not

Study by Research Team at Freie Universität Led by Biology Professor Stephan Sigrist on Conditions for Improving Memory Formation in Aging Humans

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Brain Awareness Week 2019

The international week of the Brain - the “Brain Awareness Week” - took place from March 11th - 17th 2019. This year once again the Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin and NeuroCure presented together with various research institutions in Berlin a diverse program including lectures, workshops and movies for people of all ages.

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The Oxford/Berlin Research Partnership

In the first call for proposals in 2018, all five institutions have now approved 29 research projects in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, and the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The Berlin partners and the University of Oxford are funding the projects with 450,000 euros.

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Join us on 11-17 March for the Brain Awareness Week Berlin 2019

The Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is an international campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of current brain research, ranging from microscopical cells to complex psychiatric disorders.

 

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