Gérard Bischof receives prestigious award

Dr. Gérard Bischof received the Kurt Kaufmann award of the German Alzheimer Forschung Initiative e.V. for research on gender effects on tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease, which includes a prize money of €10.000.

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Hendrik Theis receives abstract award

The work of cand. med. Hendrik Theis on how dopaminergic turnover in the ventral striatum is linked to impulse control disorders in PD patients was honored by one of the five ECCN 2018 awards for abstract submission at the 7th European Conference on Clinical Neuroimaging (ECCN) to be held in Brussels, Belgium, March 26-27, 2018.

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Merle Hönig receives price for Best Poster

Merle Hönig, PhD student in our lab, was honored for the best poster in the category “Prognosis & Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease” during this year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference held between July 16-20, 2017 in London. She received the award endowed with US$ 250 for her poster entitled: “Tau Pathology Burden Associated with Level of Cognitive Reserve in Alzheimer’s Diesease.

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Dr. Jochen Hammes receives Travel Grant

Our dear colleague Dr. Jochen Hammes was honoured with a travel grant during the 21. International Congress of the Society for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders held between June 4-8, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. He gratefully received US$ 1000 for his work on predicting impulsive behaviour under dopaminergic therapy in Parkinson patients using F-18-DOPA-PET.

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Gérard Bischof receives Travel Grant

Dr. Gérard N. Bischof receives a travel grant to present his work on the relationship between CSF markers of p-tau and t-tau to in vivo tau deposition as measured by PET in typical and atypical Alzheimer’s disease at the annual meeting of the Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in Denver, USA.

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1st Cologne Neuroscience Day

The MMNI group is excited to participate in the very first Cologne Neuroscience Day (CNS) as a platform for young neuroscientists in Cologne to present their work. Talks will be given by Dr. Gérard N. Bischof and Dr. Jochen Hammes.

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