Press Releases

Here you can find the current press releases of SFB 874.
You can find further information in our news archive.

11. October 2021 - BRAIN DAY 2021 – Programme

A day with a focus on neuroscience with lectures, information stands and activities. Read more


30. September 2021 - Technical "brain hacks", pain mechanisms and tumour therapies

BRAIN DAY 2021 offered exciting insights into the work of SFB 874. Read more


16. September 2021 - How scents take on meaning

A Bochum-based research team triggered artificial odour sensations in rats – and looked at what happens in the brain as a result. Read more


26. August 2021 - Nobody can do nothing, nobody can do everything!

Writing competition 2021 for pupils of the 6th, 7th and 8th grades of all schools in Bochum. Read more


18. August 2021 - When the head gets out of balance

Scientists search for possible causes of posttraumatic headache. Read more


18. August 2021 - When odours inspire memory

In stressful learning situations, odours can strengthen the focus on central contents. Read more


11. August 2021 - BRAIN DAY 2021 on 29. September as online event

A day dedicated to the neurosciences in Bochum with lectures, information and hands-on activities. The BRAIN DAY is taking off for a new run on 29 September 2021! Read more


23. July 2021 - Reverse optogenetic tool developed

A newly characterized light-controllable protein can be switched off, not switched on, by light. It could be suitable for investigating the basic principles of epilepsy. Read more


20. May 2021 - Thoughts bring prostheses to life

The more natural the position of an arm prosthesis, the more precise the control – this is the result of a Bochum study on brain-computer interfaces. Read more


23. April 2021 - From individual receptors towards whole-brain function

Researchers regard the overall distribution of receptors in the brain – the receptome – as a new approach for computer models and for diagnostics and therapy of mental disorders. Read more


31. March 2021 - SFB 874 / IGSN Conference

Welcome to Our international Conference on April 27th and 28th 2021. Online registration is now open. Read more


20. December 2020 - How one pain suppresses the other

The body knows various mechanisms that dampen painful sensations. They can be examined with new methods. Read more