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Donders Centre for Neuroscience

The Donders Centre for Neuroscience (DCN) aims to understand the complex neural networks underlying perceptual, motor and cognitive brain functions. Researchers study these networks by employing experimental as well as computational approaches. DCN is a part of Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour and the Faculty of Science.


Bernhard Englitz

NWO Open Technology funding for LiveScope

The LiveScope project, led by Bernhard Englitz, was awarded a NWO Open Technology grant of €850k. LiveScope is a first-of-its-kind audiovisual tracking system for rodents with breakthrough spatial accuracy.

Sharon Kolk

Million Dollar Bike Ride grant for Dr. Sharon Kolk

Dr. Sharon Kolk received a grant from the Orphan Disease Center in partnership with patient organisation Love Never Sinks (Million Dollar Bike Ride).

Groeifonds Nederland

National Growth Fund allocates funding for new centre for animal-free biomedical translation (CPBT)

In order to continue improving human health with appropriate and affordable medicines, a different approach is needed in the development of new drugs and medical technologies.

Visiting address

Donders Centre for Neuroscience is located in the Huygens building in Nijmegen.

Huygens building - Room HG00.137
Heyendaalseweg 135
6525 AJ Nijmegen
The Netherlands


Get in touch with the research institute by contacting management assistant Marie-Louise Beenen by e-mail or give us a call.

+31 24 36 53 276 / +31 6 50 82 94 14