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Enhanced memory for detail in autism

Much research on autism focuses only on deficits in social cognition. But another common hallmark of autism-spectrum disorders is an enhanced memory for details, such as types of objects and their location, words from different languages, types of cars etc. (‘item’ memory)…

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Immunotherapy of Cancer

In cancer patients, immunotherapy may have quite different outcomes, curative or lethal, which so far cannot be predicted on the basis of conventional markers.
We will carry out bioinformatic analyses of publicly available microarray and RNAseq …

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Drug Resistance

With the development of biologic drugs targeting intracellular pathways, such as lapatinib for breast cancer…

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Jun 28th, 2018 | 03:04 am

Two Step Adaptation as a Learning Principle

Our work with Carl Correns researcher Florian Dietz has resulted in the specification of a new, two-step adaptation algorithm for neural tissue models, which is highly compatible with biological observations. This is a major step forward beyond current synaptic plasticity models, where each processing step produces a learning event.  We are now implementing and experimenting Read more..

Jan 18th, 2018 | 12:07 pm

Thesis on novel neuron model

The CCF sponsors a thesis to develop a new neuron model at the Technical University Munich: goo.gl/1yEm87