On February 7, the Jakob Herz Prize was awarded to Professor Magdalena Götz at the Lecture Hall Centre for Medicine. Together with the Research Foundation for Medicine at the University Hospital Erlangen, the award is presented for outstanding scientific achievements from the entire field of theoretical and clinical medicine. This year's prizewinner, Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz from Munich, received the award in recognition of her groundbreaking discovery that glial cells in the brain not only have a nutritional and supportive function, but also represent a reservoir of stem cells that can still transform into nerve cells in adults. the Faculty of Medicine at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg! Discover the excellent research conditions and the high quality of life in the region!