TRIMAGE Investigates Innovative Diagnostic Methods for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness which can manifest itself in many different forms. This makes accurate diagnostics even more important: it is the only way for the best possible, individually defined therapies to be selected for each patient. But according to JARA-BRAIN scientist PD Dr. Irene Neuner, there is still some room for improvement: “Around 30 % of therapies are currently ineffective.” The European research project TRIMAGE, which the psychiatrist is involved with, will help change this. more

Meta-Analysis Revises Current Research Opinion on Schizophrenia

Prof. Thomas Nickl-Jockschat: we require much larger cohorts in order to make scientifically founded Statements.

Hope for people suffering from schizophrenia

Parliamentary State Secretary Thomas Rachel  officially launched the research project APIC-Antipsychotic-induced structural and functional changes in the brain.


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
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.