Currently funded projects


From phenomena to theory-guided mechanisms: changing perspectives on ADHD

Institution: TU Dresden, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus
Applicant: Christian Beste
EKFS funding line: Key project

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Prediction, validation and prevention of post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment with human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)

Institution: Klinik und für Neurologie mit Lehrstuhl für Experimentelle Neurologie, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Applicant: PD Dr. Petra Hühnchen
EKFS funding line: First and second applications


Non-invasive brain stimulation of the posteroparietal cortex – a novel approach to enhance motor recovery after stroke?

Institution: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Dept. of Neurology
Applicant: PD Dr. Robert Schulz
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner Exzellenzstipendium

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“Genetic and epigenetic architecture of multiple system atrophy brains”

Institution: Klinik für Neurologie mit Klinischer Neurophysiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
Hauptantragstellerin: Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Franziska Hopfner
EKFS-Förderlinie: Else Kröner Exzellenzstipendium

Pathogenic variants in WDFY3 result developmental delay. We observed opposing effects on brain size

Role of WDFY3 and Wnt signaling pathway in neurodevelopmental disorders and brain size

Institution: Institute of Human Genetics, University Medical Center Leipzig
Applicant: Diana Le Duc
EKFS funding line: first application


Disentangling Substance Use and Disorder – A Dimensional Approach to Re-evaluate Neuro-Cognitive Risk Factors

Institution: Technische Universität Dresden
Applicant: Dr. Raoul Dieterich
EKFS funding line: First and Second Applications

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CINAMOPS: Critical Illness Polyneuropathie und Myopathie: Outcome, Prädiktoren und longitudinaler Entwicklungsverlauf.

Institution: Schön Klinik Bad Aibling
Applicant: Dr. Jeannine Bergmann
EKFS funding line: First Application

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The impact of peripheral inflammation on the human brain’s immune response and its role in Alzheimer’s disease

Institution: Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE) e.V.
Applicant: Dr. Jonas Neher
EKFS funding line: Key project

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Role of the blood-derived coagulation factor Fibrinogen on Fibrotic Scaring in CNS disease

Applicant: Christian Schachtrup
Institution: Institut für Anatomie und Zellbiologie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
EKFS funding line: Key projects


Cognition in Down’s Syndrome: Development, clinical symptoms and neuroanatomical correlates

Institution: LMU Klinikum, Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik
Applicant: Dr. Sandra Loosli
EKFS funding line: First application