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Institute of Systems Motor Science (ISMS)

A new Institute at the University of Lübeck has emerged from the former Department of Pediatric and Adult Movement Disorders and Neuropsychiatry affiliated to the Institute of Neurogenetics. The Institute of Systems Motor Science (ISMS) is strongly linked to the Lübeck Centre for Rare Diseases.

Lecture Recordings: Insights into the Progress of EU Research Project SysMedPD

Five years ago, EU research project SysMedPD has set out to further explore and identify novel drug candidates to slow down the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Uniting highly experienced multidisciplinary researchers, the consortium has put tremendous efforts into discovering and developing new therapy pathways, specifically tailored to patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease with overt mitochondrial …

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Federal Minister Anja Karliczek informs herself about corona research at the University of Lübeck

Foto @ Tim Jelonnek / Universität zu Lübeck The Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, visited the University of Lübeck and the test centre of the Lübeck Corona Longitudinal ELISA study in the Media Docks Lübeck. Prof. Dr. Christine Klein, Prof. Dr. Alexander Katalinic and Prof. Dr. Jan Rupp, University of Lübeck, presented …

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DFG funds research group “ProtectMove” for another three years

Closely interlinked interdisciplinary network for research into hereditary movement disorders The research group “ProtectMove – reduced penetrance in hereditary movement disorders: Elucidation of Mechanisms of Endogenous Disease Protection” at the University of Lübeck is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a further three years. This decision was made by the Joint Committee of …

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Announcement regarding coronavirus and the precautions taken at the Institute of Neurogenetics

Dear members of the Institute of Neurogenetics and dear visitors of our website, During the Covid-19 pandemic, laboratory research activities at the Institute of Neurogenetics are focusing on critical experiments mandatory for the maintenance of the Drosophila and induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) resources. Other regular research activities are being carried out in Home office …

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International recognition for Prof. Dr. Christine Klein

Prof. Dr. Christine Klein, Director of the Institute of Neurogenetics at the University of Lübeck and the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), has received three international awards for her research on movement disorders. She was awarded the “C. David Marsden Lecture Award” of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, which is presented once a year. …

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Dr. Prasuhn awarded with a Junior award from the German Parkinson Foundation

On September 26th, Dr Jannik Prasuhn from the Institute of Neurogenetics and the Department of Neurology received a Junior award from the German Parkinson Foundation (25.000 Euro). He will be supported for his project entitled “Broadband near-infrared spectroscopy for the identification of mitochondrial endophenotypes in Parkinson’s disease”. Congratulations!

Anne Weißbach awarded with the David Marsden Award 2019

Dr. med. Anne Weißbach from the Institute of Neurogenetics at the University of Lübeck was awarded the David Marsden Award 2019 for her research. The Dystonia Europe Prize, which has been awarded every two years since 2003, is named after David Marsden (1938-1998), one of the leading European neurologists of his time. The Marsden Award …

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