How does its organization enable the incredible cognitive functions that make us human?
The Julich Brain Atlas contributes to one of the greatest challenges in science of the 21st century: to understand the human brain and to develop treatments for patients suffering from brain diseases.
nerve cells in the human brain
of fibres in the human nervous system
»A smart interface pooling the knowledge of brain researchers around the globe is key to unlocking the secrets of our brain. The Julich Brain Atlas sets the course for this.«
Behind these three words in the CV of brain researcher Nataliia Fedorchenko lie war and flight, and the hope that she will be able to use her knowledge, which she is now contributing to the Human Brain Project at the Forschungszentrum Jülich, to help rebuild Ukraine.