News in 2011

Dec 11, 2011 | Retrospective view

30 years of PET scanning of patients in Germany with18 - about the beginnings of Positron Emission Tomography more

Nov 24, 2011 | "365 Locations in the Land of Innovations"

The project "Tracking the Miracle Cells" has been nominated for "Bundessieger" in the category "Science". The winner will be announced later today.   view shortlist

Nov 16, 2011 | Stroke Research

Stroke regeneration requires intact information exchange between brain hemispheres   more

Nov 14, 2011 | World Diabetes Day

The hormone insulin takes effect in the brain, too. How? The research group "Neuronal Control of Metabolism" seeks for answers.   more

Oct 20, 2011 | Award for Stroke Research

Changes in cortical interactions within the motor nervous system after stroke: DGNKN-Prize for Junior Scientist Anne Rehme  more

Oct 14, 2011 | Poster Award

NeuroVisions Poster Prize for Junior Scientist Anne Kühn  more

Sept 22, 2011 | Neurosciences

Squeezing lemons in the bathroom: How spatial context influences the perception of everyday actions  more

Sept 19, 2011 | Radiochemistry

New labeling method established: fast, efficient and universally applicable  more

Sept 12, 2011 | PET-Imaging

Whiskers area serves as reference tissue to determine brain metabolism in rats: Follow-up studies now feasible.  more

Sept 09, 2011 | K. J. Zülch-Award 2011

This year, the Gertrud-Reemtsma Foundation confers its distinction on two researchers known for their work on genetical causes of Parkinson's disease. The two awardees are Prof. Dr. Thomas Gasser (Eberhard Karls University Tübingen) and Prof. Dr. Robert Nussbaum (University of California, San Francisco).    more

Jul 19, 2011 | Körber Foundation - German Thesis Award

Bengt Belgardt awarded for his research on molecular signaling pathways in the brain that regulate food intake, body weight and blood sugar levels more

Jul 07, 2011 | Award Ceremony "Germany - Land of Innovations"

"Tracking the Miracle Cells"   more

Jun 8, 2011 | Research News

Hungry for rewards - insulin in the midbrain influences eating behaviour  more

Jun 6, 2011 | Research News

Insulin action in the brain can lead to obesity more

May 25, 2011 | Lung Cancer Research

Personalized therapy is within sight  more

May 9, 2011 | Cancer Research

Now feasible: Visualizing how tumour tissue is in for it now more

Mar 31, 2011 | Research award

Distinguished: Research group "Neuromodulation & Neurorehabilitation" receives Young Scientist Award more

Mar 28, 2011 |

Institute under new leadership: Jens Brüning appointed Director

Mar 16, 2011 | Research award

Dr. Christian Grefkes: Niels-A.-Lassen-Awardee 2011

Mar 7, 2011 | Stroke Research

Neurotransmitter Noradrenalin may enhance motor rehabilitation after stroke  more

Feb 10, 2011 | Research Fellowship

Winner of Humboldt Fellowship recruited to Institute Research Group

From February, French Postdoc Delphine Feuerstein will be working at the Max-Planck Institute on a Humboldt fellowship.  As a member of the research group “Multimodal Imaging”, led by Prof. Dr. Rudolf Graf, she will spend the next two years investigating pathophysiological mechanisms underlying waves of neuronal depolarization after stroke.


Jan 11, 2011 | 100 Years Kaiser Wilhelm Society

Ceremonial act in Berlin