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Second funding period of SFB1123 approved

The Collaborative Research Center SFB1123 „Atherosclerosis – Mechanisms and Networks of Novel Therapeutic Targets" has been approved a second funding period. The ISD contributes to the LMU led network with two projects, headed by Martin Dichgans/Yaw Asare (project B5) and Jürgen Bernhagen (project A3), as well as flanking project C1 (Arthur Liesz)... [more...]
 

Young Investigator Award 2018 by ESOC for Steffen Tiedt

Steffen Tiedt, a clinician scientist at the ISD has been awarded the Young Investigator Award 2018 by the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) for his work on serum Neurofilament Light as a marker for neuroaxonal injury after stroke... [more...]
 

WHS Symposium on Dementia Prevention by Stroke Prevention, Oct 13th 2018

Please save the date to participate into a high-profile International Symposium on Stroke and Dementia that will take place in Berlin on the occasion of the 10th World Health Summit 2018. The registration will opened soon. Follow the link to find out more... [more...]
 

Action Plan for Stroke in Europe 2018-2030

The European Stroke Organisation (ESO) in collaboration with the Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE) convened leading experts in stroke research and care to an international workshop targeted at identifying current challenges in the prevention and treatment of stroke, set the goals for the next decade, and make specific recommendations on how to reach these goals. The output of this workshop will be presented at ESOC 2018 in Gothenburg. The meeting was hosted by the Siemens Foundation... [more...]
 

Era-Net Neuron multi-national grant

Farida Hellal and Nikolaus Plesnila were awarded a multi-national grant from Era-Net Neuron. Consortium (MISST) partners from Germany, France, Spain, Poland and Latvia will collaborate to unravel the mechanisms underlying long-term disability after stroke... [more...]
 

Adolf Wallenberg Prize

Marco Düring from the ISD has been awarded the Adolf Wallenberg Prize for outstanding cerebrovascular research by the German Stroke Society (DSG) and German Neurological Society (DGN)... [more...]
 

ISD opens new state-of-the-art facility for stem cell research.

The ISD research group for neurobiology – led by Prof. Dominik Paquet - opened a new stem cell research facility at the CSD building to investigate dementia, stroke and related diseases in novel human brain tissue models derived from patient stem cells... [more...]
 

Fritz Thyssen Foundation Award

Dr. Ali Ertürk received a competitive grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation awarded to young scientists working in the field of Medicine and the Natural Sciences. Dr. Ertürk will investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying synapse/spine degeneration in acute brain injuries with this grant support. [more...]
 

Dominik Paquet joins ISD as Professor of Neurobiology

December 1st, 2016 coming from The Rockefeller University (New York, USA), Dominik Paquet has joined the ISD. He was appointed Professor for Neurobiology and is a member of the Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy). Following his PhD at the LMU Munich, Prof. Paquet ... [more...]
 

New Program on Stroke and Dementia

The new EU-funded project CoSTREAM targets targets common mechanisms and pathways in stroke and Alzheimer’s disease to improve disease prevention and treatment, by combining clinical, genetic, epidemiologic, metabolic and radiologic research to develop an organ [more...]
 

New Recruit

Ozgun Gokce is a molecular biologist with an interest in cell identity and cell-cell interactions. Coming from Stanford (USA) his team combines state-of-the-art animal models with high throughput single cell approaches to define and functionally explore individual cell types relevant to human disease processes. [more...]
 

New Network on Small Vessel Diseases

ISD investigators engaged into a 5-year collaborative program to uncover common mechanisms and pathways in different forms of cerebral small vessel disease. The new network (SVDs@target) involves investigators from Europe and North America and is funded through the Horizon2020 scheme (coordinator: M. Dichgans). [more...]
 

Emmy-Noether-Award

Dr. Arthur Liesz from the ISD has been admitted to the Emmy-Noether-Program of the German Research Foundation (DFG). His group will be funded with 1.3 million Euro over 5 years to investigate mechanisms of „Brain-released alarmins in acute brain ischemia“. [more...]
 

Chair for Vascular Biology

Jürgen Bernhagen moved his lab to ISD on Nov. 1st. He was appointed Chair of Vascular Biology and is a member of SyNergy and SFB1123. Following his PhD and a postdoc in New York, Prof. Bernhagen previously held positions as a group leader at Fraunhofer IGB and as a Professor of Biochemistry. [more...]
 

3rd European Stroke Science Workshop

More than 125 stroke experts met on Nov. 19 to 21 at lake Eibsee (Garmisch-Partenkirchen) to discuss the latest and hottest topics in clinical, basic, and translational stroke research. The meeting is now in its third year and was organized by Heini Mattle and Martin Dichgans. [more...]
 

Opening Ceremony of the CSD

Numerous guests followed the symbolic hand over of keys by state minister Dr. Ludwig Spaenle. “This is a great day for science and a great day for our patients” said Prof. Karl Walter Jauch, director of the Klinikum der Universität München. Representatives from the ISD, DZNE, and both medical faculties joined for round table discussion. [more...]