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Blood vessels and nerve cells communicate

Previously unknown function of blood vessels in the brain discovered. Prof. Amparo Acker-Palmer publishes in “Science” on neurovascular communication in the brain.

Neurons rise from sleep in the hippocampus

New nerve cells also develop in the adult brain throughout life. Researchers at the Institute of Clinical Neuroanatomy and the Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience have discovered how these neurons rise from sleep in the hippocampus, a key region for learning.

Rhine-main neuroscience community met in Oberwesel

The 5th Biennial Meeting of the rhine-main neuroscience network, which once again took place in the beautifully situated Oberwesel am Rhein, was again a great success.

Twilight perception

The brain processes weak visual stimuli better in the morning and evening than at noon, according to the international team led by Frankfurt neuroscientists Christian Kell, Lorenzo Cordani and Joerg Stehle.

ERC Starting Grant

Prof. Yee Lee Shing, Professor of Developmental Psychology and new member of the ICNF, brings ERC Starting Grant to Frankfurt for the research on predictive memory.

4,7 Mio Euro granted to CePTER

4,7 Mio Euro granted to new LOEWE Center CePTER = Center for Personalized Translational Epilepsy Research which is headed by Prof. Dr. Felix Rosenow

DFG appproved funding for SFB 1080

Following a successful first funding period, the German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved 12 million euros of funding for the Collaborative Research Center 1080: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Neural Homoeostasis. In terms of leadership, 2017 will see the speakership move to Prof. Amparo Acker-Palmer

Prof. Dr. Jochen Triesch coordinator of „Computational Connectomics”

Prof. Dr. Jochen Triesch (ICNF’s executive committee member, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt) is coordinator of the new Priority Programme (PP) Computational Connectomics. The young field of connectomics enables the production and study of detailed maps of connections within an organism’s nervous system at unprecedented scale and precision.

Materialien zum Vortrag von Prof. Singer

Vortragsfolien und Audio-Mitschnitt des Vortrags von Prof. Wolf Singer im Rahmen der 1. rmn² lecture

Prof. Dr. Jochen Roeper became new member of the Gutenberg Research College in Mainz

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