University of Konstanz

Health

Brain measurements reveal success of public health campaigns

By studying how our brains "synchronize" during shared experiences, Konstanz researchers are shedding light on what makes public health campaigns effective—and in the process paving the way to revealing the neural underpinnings ...

Medical research

The positive and negative role of LRH-1 during inflammation

The research group around Professor Thomas Brunner at the University of Konstanz discovers the role that the LRH-1 protein plays in the immune system—Inhibiting this protein could help treat inflammatory diseases

Immunology

Long-term prevention of organ rejection

The Konstanz immunologist Professor Marcus Groettrup and his team have developed a procedure for preventing organ rejection in rats after renal transplantation, and for suppressing the creation of antibodies in the recipients' ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

On the trail of Parkinson's disease

The molecular causes of diseases such as Parkinson's need to be understood as a first step towards combating them. University of Konstanz chemists working alongside Professor Malte Drescher recently succeeded in analysing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The effect of football results on the well-being of viewers

Psychologists at the University of Konstanz have determined that football results can raise the immediate sense of well-being for viewers, but are unlikely to sustain it in the longer-term. Through a specially-designed smartphone ...

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