92. Congress of the German Society of Neurology in Stuttgart Foto: Claudius Pflug

Münster. For the third time the renowned neuroscience award “Heinrich Pette prize” goes to Münster, as this year Luisa Klotz was rewarded with the prestigious award for neuroscience researchers and clinicians at the congress of the German Society of Neurology in Stuttgart.

Neurologist and Neuroscientist Luisa Klotz received the award for her outstanding research in the field of Multiple Sclerosis and related neuroinflammatory disorders. She succeeds the director of the department of neurology Prof. Heinz Wiendl (2009) and the director of the institute of translational neurology Prof. Sven Meuth (2014). Read more . . .

 

Münster (mfm/sk-sm) – The scenario resembles a serious motor accident: a car has spun out of control, breaches the central crash barrier and collides with the oncoming traffic. In the case of multiple sclerosis, harmful T-cells break through the protective blood-brain barrier and thus penetrate into the central nervous system (CNS), where they trigger a destructive inflammation. What’s special about this is that evidently the CNS also has “accident black spots” – in other words, places where an especially high number of centres of inflammation are be found. Neuro-immunologists at Münster University have now found out why this is so. More . . .

PD Dr. Luisa Klotz and Ivan Kuzmanov at work in the laboratory (Photo: FZ/UKM)

PD Dr. Luisa Klotz and Ivan Kuzmanov at work in the laboratory (Photo: FZ/UKM)

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