Charité Global Health – a new center for global health

Charité Global Health was established to improve global health care delivery. Founded by Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, and with responsibility over both the coordination and development of Charité’s portfolio of global health projects, the...

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John P. A. Ioannidis will become Einstein BIH Visiting Fellow and start a research group at the QUEST Center of the BIH

In close collaboration with the QUEST Center for Transforming Biomedical Research, John P. A. Ioannidis will establish the Meta Research Innovation Center Berlin (METRIC B) to identify and maximize the use of best scientific practices in biomedicine...

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Portrait: 10 Years of The World Health Summit in Berlin

Without politics, medicine quickly reaches its limits. This realization led Professor Detlev Ganten to launch the World Health Summit in 2009 – just in time for the 300th anniversary of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Since then, the goal...

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Interview: Peter Albiez, Country Manager, Pfizer Germany

Biologist Peter Albiez started his career at Pfizer in 1996 as a pharmaceuticals consultant. Following management positions in sales and marketing, he took over the management of Pfizer's sales organization in 2006. In 2009, he was appointed managing...

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Adapter for inserting a dental implant

 

Challenge

Today, most dental implants are inserted with an adapter that is directly screwed to the implant. After insertion, the fixing screw has to be carefully unlocked inside the oral cavity to remove the adapter from the implant. This...

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Method and arrangement for identification and correction of optical aberrations

 

Challenge

Optical microscopy is an indispensable tool for biomedical research. Yet, the same structures that make biological samples interesting to study under a microscope (such as cells, vasculature and subcellular organelles) scatter light and...

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TissUse establishes a liver-endocrine tissues multi-organ model for risk assessment with Bayer

Berlin, September 2018. TissUse has signed a collaboration agreement with Bayer to develop a highly innovative liver-endocrine tissues assay using TissUse’s Multi-Organ-Chip (MOC) technology.

Under the terms of the collaboration agreement, TissUse...

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CAR T cells generated in vivo

In August 2018, two CAR T cell therapeutics obtained marketing authorization from the European Commission. They provide efficacious treatment options for patients suffering from certain forms of leukemia and who have not responded to other treatment...

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KNAUER finalist at German renowned award for medium-sized businesses 2018

On Saturday, the 8th of September 2018, the awards gala of the "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes 2018" took place in the "International Congress Center" of the Dresden Maritim Hotel. The Berlin-based laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER...

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Stray proteins cause genetic disorders

A tiny change in the very flexible segments of some proteins is enough to trigger rare disorders such as Glut1 deficiency syndrome. A study published in Cell found that other genetic disorders might be traced back to the same origin.

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