Multi-national EU grant awarded to ISD

22.10.2014 - Ali Ertürk and Nikolaus Plesnila were awarded a multi-national grant from Era-Net Neuron. Consortium (CnsAflame) partners from Germany, Sweden, France, and Israel will try to unravel the role of neuroinflammation in cognitive decline after traumatic brain injury. [more...]


A new twist in CADASIL pathogenesis

10.08.2014 - A study led by Christof Haffner (ISD) and published in Acta Neuropathologica Communications sheds light on the molecular mechanism underlying the inherited small vessel disease CADASIL [more...]


Prevention of Dementia by Vascular Risk Factor Control

06.08.2014 - A new study suggests that around a third of Alzheimer’s diseases cases worldwide might be attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors. The prevention of vascular risk factors takes center stage. [more...]


"The Ego" by Martin Wöhrl

09.10.2014 - A 4m high cast bronze sculpture of a broken vase called “The Ego” by the artist Martin WÖHRL has been erected in front of the new CSD building. The sculpture represents the restoration and preservation [more...]

Strategic white matter tracts in vascular cognitive impairment

06.05.2014 - A study conducted by ISD investigators highlights the relevance of lesion location in vascular cognitive impairment (VCI). Voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping and Bayesian network analysis identified tw [more...]





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