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Zebrafish is a widely studies model organism in many laboratories. With its ease of breeding and developed genetic techniques, zebrafish is becoming a primary tool for investigating complex diseases in humans such as epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases. © Kizil Lab, CRTD
26/08/2019 Press Release, News

Breaching the brain’s defense causes epilepsy

Scientific study proves the relevance of glial cells for epileptic seizures and shows potential for new therapies. Epileptic seizures can happen to anyone. But how do they occur and what initiates such a rapid response? An...more...

Super-connected "leader" cells coordinate insulin response and help us to understand how diabetes develops © CRTD
26/06/2019 Press Release

Widespread disease diabetes: Why do beta cells refuse to release insulin?

New insights into the "teamwork" of cells: Super-connected "leader" cells coordinate insulin response and help us to understand how diabetes develops One in eleven adults worldwide suffers from diabetes, and...more...

Dr. Anke Fuchs © CRTD
06/05/2019 Press Release

CRTD researchers bring innovation from bench to bedside

Novel process for the production of suppressive T cells The Center for Regenerative Therapies (CRTD) at the TU Dresden and the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus have successfully developed a novel process for the automated...more...

Dr. Caghan Kizil, Research group leader at DZNE Dresden and CRTD © DIGS-BB / TU Dresden
24/04/2019 Press Release

How fish brain cells react to Alzheimer’s disease

Zebrafish, in contrast to humans, have outstanding regenerative capacities: If brain cells are lost due to illness or injury, they will easily regrow from so-called progenitor cells. With sophisticated methods, researchers from...more...

15/04/2019 Press Release

What happens in the body of ALS patients?

Scientists from TU Dresden find ways to reduce the number of dying neurons and search for therapeutic approaches to treat ALS   Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is an incurable disease of the central nervous system....more...

© Marc Eisele/Universitätsklinikum Dresden
15/02/2019 Press Release

Knowledge builds bridges: Duke of Kent visits TU Dresden

Today (11th February 2019), Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) welcomed His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. more...

Image of the extra neurons (in red) artificially generated in the olfactory bulb, the brain area responsible for interpreting odors © CRTD
16/01/2019 Press Release

Behavioural experiments confirm: Increasing the generation of neurons boosts brain function

Scientists from TU Dresden search for new methods to cure neurodegenerative diseases. Most of the neurons in the human brain are generated from neural stem cells during embryonic development. After birth, a small reservoir of...more...