Studying the Brain and Its Illnesses
In its field of activity "Studying the brain", the Hertie Foundation focuses on the function of the brain and fighting its illnesses.
The focus lies on the promotion of clinical brain research and projects in the field of basic research and the support of young scientists.
In addition, we support neuroscience initiatives for innovative research, education, and communication formats.
You can also get an overview of "Studying the brain" and its activities in the following brochure (PDF).
We strengthen science-friendly structures: top research in clinical brain research requires optimal conditions.
Winning the best brains for brain research and training them is the central mission of the Hertie Foundation.
The Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize and the Winter School are held in cooperation with FENS.
In Cooperation with FENS the Hertie-Foundation organizes the Winterschool and the Hertie-Foundation Lecture.
The study of multiple sclerosis is very important to the Hertie Foundation and is supported at diverse levels.
We promote the understanding of neuro-sciences in society and are committed to people suffering from MS.