Cellular Neurology

Our research focus is on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of brain aging and age-related neurodegenerative diseases, with a special emphasis on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer´s disease and other cerebral proteopathies. Alzheimer's disease is the most frequently occurring age-related dementia, with more than 1 million people affected in Germany. As of 2010 our department is also part of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)...more Info

Research groups & units


Jucker Lab

Cerebral proteopathy is a unifying term for neurodegenerative diseases in which aggregated … more Info


Neher Lab

An immune response is part of most neurological diseases, and the development of late-onset Alzheimer’s … more Info


Kronenberg-Versteeg Lab

Glial cells are highly abundant in the mammalian brain, yet many questions regarding their development, function, and involvement indisease remain unanswered… more Info


Käser Unit

Processes associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases start many years before the onset of the first clinical symptoms… more Info


Laske Unit

The Dementia Research Unit is a clinical reseach unit of the Department of Cellular Neurology and the Department of Psychiatry… more Info


Core Unit

The Core Unit supports department members in routine work and administrative issues. … more Info

DirectorDepartment of Cellular Neurology
Prof. Dr. Mathias JuckerPhone +49 (0)7071 29-86863mathias.jucker@uni-tuebingen.deAddress

Hertie Center of Neurology
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Department Cellular Neurology

Otfried-Müller-Straße 27
D-72076 Tübingen


Gisela Rose
Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-81947


SWR broadcast Doc Fischer
"Alzheimer - Neue Medikamente geben Hoffnung" (May 15, 2023)
in German

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