On Wednesday, January 20, the renowned scientist Prof. Alexander Dityatev, Head of the Molecular Neuroplasticity Group at the DZNE Magdeburg, Germany, received a Doctor honoris causa degree at UNN Academic Council Meeting.

Prof. Alexander Dityatev is a leading scientist in the Brain Extracellular Matrix Research. A project on this topic at Lobachevsky University was awarded a Mega grant from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in 2010. It was among the first 40 grant-winning projects to carry out research under the supervision of world-leading scientists.