Big step for the therapy of type 2 diabetes

Obesity is associated with adipose tissue inflammation, insulin resistance and the development of type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, our understanding is mostly based on conventional murine models and promising preclinical studies rarely translated into...

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Safer liver resection: Perioperative assessment of liver function with the LiMAx® test shortens hospital stay and reduces complications after liver surgery

Humedics GmbH, a specialist in real-time measurement of liver function capacity, announced results of a multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial that clearly shows the benefits of the LiMAx® test in liver surgery. Perioperative use of the...

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Eckert & Ziegler increases profit forecast

According to initial analyses, the business development of the Berlin based isotope specialists Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700) was significantly higher as of June 30, 2018 than the comparable value of the prior...

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BIH cooperates with Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin

After a successful cooperation in 2017, the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) is working together with the accelerator program Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin again this year. The program supports ten international start-ups annually. The aim is...

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Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin announces the 2018 cohort!

Startupbootcamp announces 12 startups from 8 different countries invited to join the 2018 Digital Health accelerator program in Berlin

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Antibodies reduce antibiotic-induced side effects in the lungs

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that antibiotics can increase the risk of some types of pneumonia by weakening the lung’s immune system. Findings suggest that this risk may be reduced through the administration of...

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sphingotec is adding an advanced POC testing platform to portfolio

 

German diagnostics company sphingotec GmbH (Hennigsdorf) and Nexus Dx (San Diego) have combined their technology platforms to market sphingotec’s CE-marked acute biomarkers penKid® and bio-ADM® on Nexus’ market-validated POC testing immunoassay...

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Charité and BIH develop digital data processing infrastructure

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) are pleased to announce that ‘The Virtual Brain’ neuroinformatics platform has joined the EU’s Flagship ‘Human Brain Project’. With financial support from the EU’s Horizon...

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Leonidas Zervas Award 2018

 

The Leonidas Zervas Award is presented in commemoration of his outstanding contributions to peptide science. The award is given to the scientist who has made the most outstanding contributions to the chemistry, biochemistry and/or biology of...

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CO.DON negotiates with Xintela on the establishment of a joint venture

 

On 5 July 2018, CO.DON AG has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Xintela AB, Lund (Sweden), by which the two companies have agreed to start negotiations regarding the establishment of a joint venture for the development and commercialization of...

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