Forschungszentrum Translationale Neurowissenschaften Mainz
Ihre Fragen sind uns wichtig


to the Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (FTN) of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz.

Neurosciences enjoy an excellent reputation in the international and national research landscape.

The goal of the  Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (FTN) is to bundle the strengths of Johannes Gutenberg University, including the University Medicine department, and rigorously promote support for scientists of tomorrow.

In order to achieve these goals, FTN pursues various subsidy activities and will have its own research facilities in future.








From bench to bedside



19. May 2016
Barrel Cortex Function 2016
"an exciting international meeting on sensory cortical circuits from a multidisciplinary angle"...more
22. January 2015
Scientists from Mainz have discovered a new protection mechanism for nerve cells after they are damaged
Scientists from the FTN and FZI, together with colleagues from the University of Virginia, have identified a new mechanism that mediates repair of nerve cells after damage to the central nervous system. Interleukin-4, a immune system secondary messenger produced by T cells, plays a key role here. The work has been published in a recent issue […]...more
25. June 2014
Biennial Meeting of the Rhine-Main Neuroscience Network
Topics of this year's meeting will be: - Resilience - Contextual control of neural computation - Empirical Aesthetics - The physiological role of APP - Neural homeostasis - Neurogenetics and autism ...more