News Archive

  60 Years Brain Research Institute
Jubilee Symposium on
15 June 2022, Program
  Memristor for Brain-Inspired Computing
Publication in Nature Communications
18 May 2022

Modeling the Development of the Neural Tube
Publication in PNAS
16 May 2022

  Automated Analysis of Animal Behavior
New publication by Yanik et al.
in Nature Machine Intelligence
25 April 2022
  Enhancing Deep Sleep
First clinical study of new wearable device
8 April 2022
  Proposals for Alzheimer Research
New call by Synapsis Foundation
4 April 2022

Phenomenological Methods in Neuroscience and Consciousness Research
Workshop on 28-30 April 2022

  iPSZurich Symposium
20 April 2022
  Astrocyte Networks Are Important for Learning and Memory
Publication by Hösli et al. in Cell Reports
7 March 2022

Mechanisms of Synaptic Loss After Stroke
Publication by Cramer et al.
in Science Advances
4 March 2022

  Finally Rational? (PDF, 176 KB)
New study by Grujic, Brus, Burdakov and Polania in Science Advances.
4 March 2022
  Twin Study on Causes of MS
Publication by Ingelfinger, Becher,
Beltran et al. in Nature.
16 February 2022

Watch the Beautiful Brain
by Lorenzo Gesuita et al.
and donate in their
Crowdfunding Campaign
11 February 2022

  New Biosensor for Orexin
Publication by Patriarchi et al.
in Nature Methods
10 February 2022
  New Master's Degree in Brain Sciences
30 November 2021
The application deadline is 1 Jan 2022
  Understanding and treating chronic stress
17 November 2021
Isabelle Mansuy and Birgit Kleim
will lead a new HMZ flagship project.
  Anxiety and our body
29 October 2021
New publication in Neuron
by Harrison et al.

Klinisches Neurozentrum
8. Jahressymposium

11 November 2021
Hörsaal Monakow, USZ

  How Open (Neuro)Science is Changing Research Practice
Online Workshop with our Partner McGill
Monday, 1 November 2021
15:00-17:00 (Zurich time)
Please register here for zoom link

Aversive Memories: Translating Basic Science to Clinical Treatment
29 October 2021
Symposium of the CRPP Synapse and Trauma
Registration here


The Potential of Glial Cells
Magdalena Götz received Koetser Prize 2021 at ZNZ Symposium
16 September 2021


Tuning the Brain
Perspectives for treating dyslexia
15 September 2021


Swiss 3RCC Targeted Call 2021
Outline Proposal Submission Deadline:
22 October 2021


KNZ Research Day (PDF, 297 KB)

23 September 2021
Hörsaal Monakow, USZ


Patient iPSC studies: Translatability for Mental Health

14 and 15 September 2021


Summer School "Towards a Continuum of Robot-assisted Therapy (TCRT)" (PDF, 166 KB)

6-10 September 2021, Brissago


Noninvasive Deep Brain Microangiography
28 May 2021

Optica, Vol.8, Issue 6


Artificial Neurons Recognize Biosignals in Real Time
27 May 2021

New publication in Nature Comm.


Synaptic RNA Targets of FUS

21 May 2021
New publication in Nature Comm.


How Trauma Shapes our Brain Cells

12 May 2021

  IsZ Award for Women
Submission deadline: 15 May 2021
  Biomarker for Stress Resilience
15 April 2021

Imaging the Perception of Screams

13 April 2021


Synapsis Foundation - Call for Proposals 2021

Submission deadline: 20 June 2021


Brain Tumors under Attack

Neurosurgeon Marian Neidert describes his work and research.
6 April 2021


Neurodevelopmental Disorders
14 April 2021, 14:30-17:30

Online Joint McGill/ZNZ Workshop

  FreeNovation Call for Proposals 21 (PDF, 77 KB)
12 February 2021

Modulation of Interhemispheric Connectivity Influences Binaural Integration
11 February 2021
New publication in PNAS by Preisig et al.


New Doctoral Course on Interdisciplinary Research
16 February -17 June 2021
How do I start a research collaboration?


No Evidence for Neural Correlate of Absolute Pitch
5 Februar 2021
New publication in J. Neuroscience by Leipold et al.




Research Prize of the Swiss Brain League (PDF, 123 KB)
5 Februar 2021
Deadline for applications is 30 Sept 2021


Larger Synapses Transmit Stronger Signals
28 January 2021
New publication in Nature by Holler et al.


Neuromuscular Research Association Basel
26 January 2021
Deadline for applications is 31 March 2021

  Brain Stem Cells Divide over Months
21 December 2020
New publication in Nature Neuroscience by Bottes et al.

New ETH MedLab Fellowships
8 December 2020
Deadline for applications is 31 January 2021


iPSC Modeling in Brain Research (PDF, 124 KB)
8 December 2020, 14:30-17:30
Online Joint McGill/ZNZ Workshop

  Research Prize in Neurorehabilitation (PDF, 307 KB)
18 November 2020
The Fürst Donnersmarck Foundation invites for submissions.

2021 Bioinformatics Awards
6 November 2020
SIB call open to early career bioinformaticians


Impact Mechanism of Gene Variation HLA-DR15 on MS
22 October 2020
Martin et al. report in Cell how the genetic risk factor HLA-DR15 is involved in building T-lymphocytes attacking the brain in multiple sclerosis.


Understanding Reperfusion Failure after Ischemic Stroke
21 October 2020
Wegener et al. show in Cell Reports that capillaries are obstructed by neutorphils, hindering blood flow.


Metformin Treatment of Stroke Patients Shows Positive Outcome
21 October 2020
Wegener et al. demonstrated in Neurology that metformin pretreatment resulted in less severe stroke and beneficial thrombolysis outcome.


Sleep: Research and Medicine
26 November 2020, 14:00-18:15
Annual Symposium of the Clinical Neurocenter


Sleep and Health Symposium
27 November 2020, 9:00-12:30

  Shaping Research Culture
5 November 2020
UZH Irchel Campus, Theater hall Y21-F-65

Local Drug Delivery to the Brain
6 October 2020
Yanik et al. describe a new method for local drug delivery based on focused ultrasound in Nat. Comm.


ZNZ Symposium 2020

10 September 2020


iPSC Working Group with New Website

13 August 2020


Brain Storm - Brain plasticity in children at risk for neurodevelopmental impairments

3 September 2020

"Zentrum für das Kind", Falkenstrasse 26, Zürich


Herausforderungen in der Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie

E-Kongress, 28 August 2020


KZN Research Day

27 August 2020

Universsitätsspital Zürich, Hörsaal Monakow


Developing Visual Prosthetics (PDF, 210 KB)

9 July 2020

New international project coordinated by Shih-Chii Liu


Cortical activity triggers lactate release from astrocytes

17 February 2020

Nature Metabolism by Zuend et al.

  The Cause of Health
3 February 2020
Technopark Zurich

How Zebra Finches Learn to Sing

15 January 2020

New Nature publication by Kollmorgen, Hahnloser and Mante


Comment on Translational Research
6 December 2019
How can we be more effective in translational medical research?

Nat Med, vol 25, 1812-1813 (2019)


Zurich Life Science Day
28 January 2020
UZH Irchel Campus, Lichthof


Practical Course in Advanced Microscopy
19-24 Janaury 2020
UZH Zentrum, Aula KOL G-201