JARA-BRAIN Active in New Nationwide Research Network for Mental Illness

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will support a new research network for mental illness from summer 2014. One of the nine collaborative projects selected, which were presented by Federal Research Minister Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka in Berlin, is the research collaboration entitled “APIC – Antipsychotic-induced structural and functional changes in the brain” coordinated by JARA-BRAIN scientistsmore

Successful Treatment Alternative for Anorexia Nervosa Patients

A major multicentre comparative study has now shown that day-patient treatment can be just as successful as inpatient treatment. The results of the study have been published in the high-impact journal The Lancet.

Prof. Kathrin Reetz Appointed Full Professor

Prof. Kathrin Reetz, senior physician at the Department of Neurology, was appointed professor (grade W2) of imaging for neurodegenerative diseases at University Hospital Aachen.


As part of a cooperation project between RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich (JARA), a new database was created, that provides comprehensive overview of the main research areas in energy of the two institutions.


Human Brain Project
JARA Involved in European Megaproject on Human Brain Simulation
PostDoc position
JARA section HPC advertises a vacancy as PostDoc – Scientific Visualization of Large-Scale Simulation Data
JARA FIT Annual Report
You can download the new JARA-FIT Annual Report 2012 from here. Our last year's scientific progress and our achievements are documented there.