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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.


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.

sign climate change

Chronic stress and inflammation linked to societal and environmental impacts in new study

Scientists, including Paul Verschure at Radboud University, hypothesize that as-yet unrecognized inflammatory stress is spreading among people at unprecedented rates and affecting our ability to address climate change and other critical issues.

Erik Storkebaum

New spin-off company to develop viral gene transfer of transfer RNA as a therapeutic approach

Following research conducted by Erik Storkebaum and his lab, a new spin-off company named XTRNA Bio B.V. was recently established, with the goal to develop viral gene transfer of transfer RNA as a therapeutic approach.

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