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Dr. David Elmenhorst

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin (INM-2)

studied medicine in Aachen before receiving his doctorate in sleep research from the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) in Cologne. During 2008/2009, he was a visiting researcher at the Brain Imaging Centre in Canada’s Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. Having joined the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine’s Molecular Neuroimaging unit at Forschungszentrum Jülich in 2003, he currently holds the position of Deputy Research Group Leader.

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  • neuroscience
  • medicine
  • brain

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Caffeine Kick

Caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive substance worldwide. It supplies the active ingredient in beverages such as coffee, tea and energy drinks. Caffeine can focus vigilance (…)

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    Prof. Dr. Jörg Fitter

    Jörg Fitter studied physics at the University of Hamburg. After completing his doctoral studies at FU Berlin, he worked in neutron scattering and molecular biophysics at the Hahn Meitner Institute in Berlin and Jülich Research Center. He completed his habilitation in physical biology at Hei ... more

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Bauer

    studied medicine and philosophy in Aachen, Cologne and Düsseldorf, where he received his doctorate in the field of neuroreceptor autoradiography. After specialist medical training at Cologne University Hospital he completed his habilitation in neurology at the University of Düsseldorf. Sinc ... more

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