As our society grows older, growing numbers of people are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The condition is incurable – but could medication to relieve symptoms, or even a vaccine to prevent the disease, be on the horizon? The Cluster of Excellence "SyNergy" brings TUM together with various institutions to research Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders. Prof. Christian Haass – the Cluster’s co-spokesperson at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich – appeared on the “Exzellent erklärt” podcast series to discuss the results of research to date as well as the greatest challenges and unanswered questions for future research.
The „SyNergy“ episode on the website of the podcast series “Exzellent erklärt” website (Episode 2, 03.10.2021, 29 min – German only):