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...


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...


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...


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.


Charité researchers lay the groundwork for drugs with fewer side effects

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Zuse Institute Berlin have developed a new generation of pain medications. The researchers used computer simulations to develop new opioids that will only work at sites affected by injury...


Citoxlab signs investment and partnership deal with Experimental Pharmacology and Oncology Berlin-Buch GmbH (EPO)

Investment in the German CRO, specialized in the preclinical assessment of new anticancer drugs, strengthens Citoxlab’s pharmacology portfolio, which will benefit from many synergies with preclinical safety and biomarkers services already provided...


Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS announce collaboration

Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS GmbH are delighted to announce collaboration for the
advancement of body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The joint project
‘MENTORA_4_EU’ has been awarded with funding from the EUROSTARS program, an EU
Horizon 2020...


Aydan Bulut-Karslioglu receives Sofja Kovalevskaja Award 2018

Turkish researcher explores how developing life is shaped


Aydan Bulut Karslioglu, head of a research group at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin, is one of six international scientific talents, who will receive a Sofja...


Using telemedicine to increase life expectancy

Study shows telemedicine provides benefits for patients with heart failure


Telemedical interventional management reduces hospitalisations and prolongs the life of patients with heart failure. Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin...


Foundation launches £30m award

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) will tender £30m (€33.2m) to tackle the suffering and devastation caused by heart and circulatory diseases

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