Annual Report 2013

I am pleased to provide you with our Annual Research Report 2013. It presents a full overview of the work and provides information concerning the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience (MH&NS) in the fields of research output, earning power, staff members and postdoctoral teaching activities in 2013...
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VENI-grant for Heidi Jacobs

Heidi Jacobs, a young scientist in the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience has been awarded the prestigious VENI-grant by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research for her project: Focus on the locus. Heidi is the first of the Alzheimer Centre Limburg to receive this award...
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Welcome on the site of the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University.

MHeNS has its niche
in the complex interplay between basic brain mechanisms, brain/neurocognitive function and psychopathology, with emphasis on prevalent psychiatric, neuropsychiatric and neurological conditions.
The strength
of MHeNS
lies in the translational aspects of fundamental neuroscience towards applied neurodegenerative and neurological neuropsychiatric strategies. We work with specific animal models and large cohorts of patients so we perform research from the cell to the human being.

MHeNS functions as the coordinator of larger networks. We are the coordinator of the European Graduate School of Neuroscience (EURON), coordinator of the European Alzheimer Disease Network (DESCRIPA) and coordinator of EU-GEI, a grant on gene-environment interactions in schizophrenia.