German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)

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The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is one of the German Centers for Health Research funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

The working groups of the DZNE in Tuebingen study the causes and effects of neurodegenerative diseases of the aging human brain, particularly Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

Updated 18/04/2018 3:53pm

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  • The DZNE working groups in Tuebingen work on the causes and effects of neurodegenerative diseases of the aging human brain.
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