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Molecular mechanisms on neurodegeneration (SFB 596)Research Programme

Website

http://www.med.uni-muenchen.de/haass

Programme type

Research programme

Programme status

Ongoing

Total number of funded projects

21

Summary of key aims

13 groups are involved in research on neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntingdon and prion diseases at the University of Munich, the Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry, and the Max-Planck Institiute for Psychiatry. All projects focus on moloecular mechanisms of human neurodegenrative disorders using tissue culture systmens or animal models such as transgenic mice, zebrafish and caenorhabditis elegans.

Management contact

Thomas Munker
Thomas.Muenker@dfg.de
+49-(0)228-885-2306
Kenneyalle 40
53175 Bonn
Germany

Scientific contact

Christian Haass
barbara.kassner@med.uni-muenchen.de
+49-89 - 2180 75 - 4
Ludwig-Maximiians-Universitat Munchen
Schillerstrasse 42/44
80336 Munchen
Germany

Funding contact

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinshcaft
postmaster@dfg.de
0228/885-1
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn
Germany

Is the project externally evaluated?

Yes

Who has evaluated, or will evaluate, the programme?

Reviewers

What forms of international collaboration does the programme support?

  • ▪ Travel for foreign collaborators
  • ▪ National researchers abroad
  • ▪ Travel for national researchers

Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

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