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Report: ESO Summer School Berlin 2018

Impressions from the event for early-career stroke physicians

Forty-five early-career stroke physicians from 27 countries came together in Berlin to attend an intensive Stroke School.

Dementia Prevention by Stroke Prevention

Dementia Prevention by Stroke Prevention

Satellite Symposium World Health Summit October 13th, 2018

International scientific symposium on dementia and stroke


eLearning platform –

Groundwork laid for new e-learning platform.

Over the past months, we have laid the groundwork for a new online learning platform. In the future, various content will be presented in the virtual environment of the Charité Academy.


Telemedical Network ANNOTeM Launched

The telemedical network aims to improve treatment of neurological emergencies in northeastern Germany.

Patients will receive care close to home with access to highly specialized medical centers. Run under the consortium leadership of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the project is funded by the Innovation Fund of the Gemeinsamen Bundesausschuss (G-BA) with roughly seven million Euros.


Ulrich Dirnagl Wins Berlin Science Prize

The prize aims to promote outstanding scientific work in Berlin in a targeted manner.

Professor Ulrich Dirnagl, Director of Experimental Neurology at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Director of the Center for Stroke Research Berlin was awarded the 2016 Berlin Science Prize by the Berlin’s governing mayor. The distinction is accompanied by €40,000 in prize money. The prize, now being awarded for the ninth time, is the most prestigious award Berlin has to offer as a center for science and business. The award ceremony took place on 7 November in the ballroom of City Hall.

Matthias Endres

A New Member of the Leopoldina

Professor Matthias Endres has been admitted to the Leopoldina.

Professor Matthias Endres, Director of the Department of Neurology at the Charité and member of the CSB Board of Directors, was selected on 13 July 2016 to become a member of the Leopoldina. He will be actively involved in the neurosciences section. The Leopoldina is the German National Academy of Sciences and has represented German science on international committees since 2008 and independently addresses the scientific underpinnings of political and societal questions.

Ulrich Dirnagl

American Stroke Association honors Ulrich Dirnagl

CSB chief executive director Ulrich Dirnagl receives the 2016 Thomas Willis Lecture Award.

Dirnagl will deliver the Thomas Willis Lecture “Why Translational Stroke Research Cannot Succeed without Failure” on Friday, Feb. 19, during the International Stroke Conference 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Willis Award recognizes an American Heart Association Stroke Council Fellow who has “actively engaged in and has made significant contributions to basic science research (animal/cell models) in stroke.”

Wolfram Döhner

SECURE project

Wolfram Döhner is the national PI for Germany for the SECURE trial

SECURE, or “Secondary prEvention of CardiovascUlar disease in the Elderly trial” is a European collaborative project funded by the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. Zentrale Einrichtung ist die Universität Madrid  in Zusammenarbeit mit Prof. Valentin Fuster (NY, USA). Other countries participating in the project are France, Britain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary.


Virchow Scholarship

Two young scientists were awarded

The CSB introduced the Virchow Scholarship to support young epidemiologists. The Scholarship allows the young scientist to travel to Berlin to work at the CSB for up to 3 months.


CSB – Virchow Scholarship

Epidemiological projects for young scientists. The deadline for applications is set at 01.09.2015 23:59 CET

Young stroke researchers can broaden or deepen their knowledge through the execution of an epidemiological project at the CSB.

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