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Professor Dr. Arno Villringer

Speaker: MPS Cog, Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Chairperson of the Human Sciences Section



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Speaker of Graduate Schools

Max Planck School of Cognition
The doctoral program at MPS Cog will offer exceedingly bright students a superior grasp of the different methods and approaches used in the rapidly evolving field of Cognition. more
Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Based at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the graduate school plays an essential role in the close integration of university research in the greater Berlin area (HU Berlin, FU Berlin, TU Berlin and the universities of Potsdam, Leipzig, Magdeburg), clinical research (Charité University Medical School) and non-university research (Max Planck institutes in Berlin and Leipzig; Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine). more


Clinical interaction (or involvement)

Clinic for Cognitive Neurology
The clinic cooperates closely with the Department of Neurology at the Max Planck Institute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. The scientists and physicians and therapists jointly work on understanding, how the brain changes after an injury to compensate any disorder. more
Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) AdiposityDiseases
The IFB team researches and treats obesity (adiposity) and its secondary diseases in children, adolescents, and adults. It is a joint center of the University and the University Hospital Leipzig - sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. more


Large joint projects

Competence Network Stroke
The network combines and links existing research potentials to make further advances in the prevention and treatment of stroke. The objective is to provide patients with research results as quickly as possible. more
Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1052
The collaborative research centre 1052 "Obesity Mechanisms" is divided in three research areas: A. Overeating, B. Fat deposition and inflammation, C. Adipokines more
Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Disease (LIFE)
LIFE is searching for new therapies for civilization diseases: LIFE researches economically important civilization diseases in many sectors. Environmental stress, lifestyle and genetic characteristics influence essentially determine their pathogenesis. more
MindBrainBody Institute at Berlin School of Mind and Brain
The MindBrainBody Institute is part of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain (a Graduate School of Humboldt University funded within the Excellence Initiative). There is a close partnership with the Charité Hospital and the Department of Neurology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig. more
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