JARA-BRAIN scientist Prof. Svenja Caspers elected as member of the Leopoldina
The Presidium of the Leopoldina - National Academy of Sciences has elected Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. pol. Svenja Caspers (JARA-BRAIN) as a member of the Leopoldina. Prof. Caspers will be assigned to Class III Medicine with the subject section "Anatomy and Anthropology". The Leopoldina is the oldest continuously existing scientific and medical academy in the world. It was named the National Academy of Sciences in 2008. Scientists who have distinguished themselves through significant scientific achievements are elected as members of the Academy.
Prof. Caspers is a member of the BRAIN section of the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance. Here, the young scientist is conducting joint research on the human brain with colleagues from Aachen and Jülich. In JARA-BRAIN, special attention is paid to understanding the functions of the human brain and the disorders that are located here.