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Wed, 20/01/2021
A new study on neurological manifestations of severe COVID-19 reveals nervous system immune deficiency
Patients suffering from COVID-19 can develop concomitant and long-term symptoms in their nervous system. The most common symptom in this context is the loss of the sense of smell and taste, while more severe symptoms such as stroke, cerebral seizures, or meningitis are possible. A team of scientists from the medical faculties at the Universities […]...more
Fri, 15/01/2021
Sunlight exposure exerts immunomodulatory effects to reduce multiple sclerosis severity
It has long been acknowledged that multiple sclerosis disease risk is associated with reduced sun-exposure, and subsequent low vitamin D levels. The study by Ostkamp et al. now assessed the relationship between measures of sun exposure and MS severity. For this, the researchers analyzed data of around 2,000 patients from the German NationMS- and the […]...more
Tue, 15/12/2020
Transregio-Cooperative Research Centre „Multiple Sclerosis“ funded for another four years
The Collaborative Research Center 128 “Multiple Sclerosis” is entering its third round. As the German Research Association announced, the major project with locations in Münster, Mainz and Munich will be supported for a further four years (until mid-2024). Speaker Prof. Heinz Wiendl, Co-Spokesperson Prof. Frauke Zipp (Mainz) and other scientists are researching multiple sclerosis – […]...more


Tue, 22/10/2019 | The key lies in cell metabolism: Neuroscientist and neurologist Luisa Klotz wins renowned Heinrich-Pette-Award

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 . . .