On 15.03.2008, PD Dr. Rüb, member of the research group Clinical Neuroanatomy, was awarded the 2008 Heredoataxia Prize by the German Heredoataxia Society e.V. (DHAG). Heredoataxia, or hereditary ataxia, is the name given to rare neurodegenerative diseases of the nervous system that progress insidiously, eventually leading to the affected patients suffering severe motor disruption (ataxia).
PD Dr. Klaus Scholich is the contact person for a Germany-wide, as yet unique cooperation in the field of functional genomics. The partnership is between the Clinic of the JWG University in Frankfurt and Sigma-Aldrich, and Scholich’s role relates to his function as a member of the TRC (The RNAi Consortium)
Prof. Dr. Jochen Triesch, fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies has received a 1,2 Mio. Euro grant from the EU for establishing a Marie Curie Center of Excellence. Within the program, computer models on plasticity and learning in the cortex will be investigated.
Through genetic changes, Prof. Alexander Gottschalk, Institute of Biochemistry, sensitized the nervous system of the worm Caenorhabditis elegans to light.
Researchers at ICNF receive funding totaling 80,000 euros for research projects about Alzheimer’s disease
Professor Dr. Thomas Deller, director of the Institute of Anatomy I – Clinical Neuroanatomy, Dr. Senckenbergische Anatomie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, and Dr. Peter Uhlhaas from the Frankfurt University hospital’s Laboratory for Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging receive 40,000 euros each in funding for their research projects about Alzheimer’s disease from the Alzheimer Forschung Initiative e.V (AFI).
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