Young Scientist Award 2013

27.01.2014 - A recent paper by Marco Düring and colleagues received the 2013 award "outstanding scientific work in the field of stroke research" by the Competence Network Stroke. The study, published in BRAIN, investigated incident lacunes, a prominent feature of small vessel disease [more...]


Stroke risk prediction through genetic risk functions

17.01.2014 - In two companion articles published this week in STROKE ISD investigators together with researchers from the CHARGE consortium show that multi-locus genetic risk scores based on common variants for vascular risk factors can discriminate stroke patients. [more...]


World Alzheimer Report 2013

01.09.2013 - The World Alzheimer Report 2013 by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) gives a dramatic perspective regarding increases of numbers of dementia patients, their need for care and the costs for care. [more...]

Detection of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

09.12.2013 - Results of a study by Ewers & colleagues suggest that reduced FDG-PET and subtle changes in the mental ability of cognitively normal elderlies predict the future development of dementia symptoms. These [more...]




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