Research Department of Neuroscience


RDN Neuroscience Calendar

Stimulation in pain therapy

In a pilot study conducted by scientists of the SFB 874, high frequency repetitive stimulation was investigated as a therapeutic approach for pain patients.

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Anatomy of the pigeon brain

The results of a neuroanatomical study conducted within the SFB 874 on the brain of the pigeon has been published by "The Journal of Comparative Neurology".

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Alzheimer Research: New findings -

Protein (APP) not only responsible for the generation of plaques in the brain. APP is also involved in disturbance of the neurotransmitter activity.

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Working memory processes are more complex than supposed

Rhythmic brain activity in hippocampus is the key. Successful memory performance is based on alternating activity states.

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Alzheimer risk impairs “satnav” function of the brain

Altered activation pattern in entorhinal cortex in young risk carriers. Researchers report their findings in “Science”.

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Movie at the IBRO-World Congress

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) will present the Research Department of Neuroscience at its 9th World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from July 7h-11th, 2015.

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STED-Microscope for the RDN

The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved the building of a STED microscope, optimized for neuroscientific questions. The completion of the equipment is scheduled for 2014. The device will be located at the RUBION.

Insights into the Research Department of Neuroscience 2011

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