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JARA | BRAIN

According to MIT Technology Review, brain mapping is one of the ten most influential technologies of 2014. The Jülich neuroscientist Prof. Katrin Amunts is one of the most important actors worldwide in this field. This is why in its recently published list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014, the science magazine named the JARA-BRAIN scientist as a key player.

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A new 3-tesla MRI scanner is currently being installed at University Hospital Aachen’s Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. The Magnetom Prisma’s gradient field strength and gradient slew rate are unrivalled by any other 3-tesla system currently on the market.

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JARA | BRAIN

Prof. Kathrin Reetz, senior physician at the Department of Neurology, was appointed professor (grade W2) of imaging for neurodegenerative diseases at University Hospital Aachen. The neurologist had previously been working as a JARA-BRAIN junior professor at both Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Department of Neurology at University Hospital Aachen.

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