Dresden Dementia Action Day was a success

More than 100 curious people visited the 2nd #DresdnerAktionstagDemenz. We are happy about the success - also about the fact that new opportunities for cooperations between exhibitors have arisen! The next information and action day on dementia will be presented in May 2019. The event is jointly organized by the CRTD, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative …

World patent application on our invention for forming a functional network of human neuronal and glial cells

We are happy to announce the publication of our patent as a joint effort of Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research (IPF) and German Center for Neurodegenerative Disease (DZNE). The invention relates to a method for forming a functional network of human neuronal and glial cells, wherein the cells are introduced into a synthetic hydrogel system …

5th Zebrafish Principal Investigator meeting

We will present our research in 5th European Zebrafish Principal Investigator Meeting (EZPM) in Trento, Italy between March 20-23, 2018. We will also chair the "Stem Cell Plasticity" workshop. The focus of the workshop will be to discuss how zebrafish stem cells maintain and manifest their capacity for plasticity in various tissues. There will be five …

Our lab member selected for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

We are glad to announce that our PhD student Mr. Prabesh Bhattarai was selected to participate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting that will be held in June 2018! Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is the most prestigious event that brings a highly selected set of scientists in contact with Nobel Laureates and academic partners, and …

Our new review on pathology-induced regenerative molecular programs of zebrafish brain is out!

  We have published a review article on the current knowledge about the damage-induced molecular programs that underlie the regenerative ability in zebrafish brain in Current Pathobiology Reports. The ability to regenerate lost neurons is one of the aims of designing regenerative therapies in humans. Zebrafish, with its extensive regenerative ability and superb aptitude for …