Interview | Uirá Souto Melo, PhD CEO and Co-Founder of Lucid Genomics

„Berlin is the best place for AI startups in Germany”

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HIV cured at Charité: the next Berlin patient

Team from Charité succeeds again in apparently fully eliminating HIV from a patient’s body

He went down in medical history: the “Berlin Patient,” the first person in the world to be cured of HIV, following a stem cell transplant at Charité –…

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A vast viral world in wastewater

Deep metagenomic sequencing of wastewater in Berlin over 17 months shows this technique could help forecast disease outbreaks and monitor the spread of human pathogens. It can also reveal thousands of novel viruses, according to a study by the…

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Understanding the roots of chronic pain

Researchers in Gary Lewin’s lab at the Max Delbrück Center have identified an ion channel that contributes to chronic pain, suggesting a new target for pain medication. The study was published in “Brain.”

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The Imaging Innovation Center hits a milestone

The Max Delbrück Center, Berlin, celebrates its new, innovative research building with a “topping-out ceremony.” The Imaging Innovation Center, designed by the architectural firm heinlewischer, will host researchers specializing in imaging and…

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Claudia Langenberg elected as EMBO member

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has elected Professor Claudia Langenberg of the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH), and of the Precision Healthcare University Research Institute (PHURI) at Queen Mary University of London,…

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New center of excellence for single cell omics

On July 8, the Max Delbrück Center and Bruker will kick off a strategic partnership to build a first-of-its-kind innovation hub for systems medicine. The new center will focus on the development and application of mass spectrometry based single-cell…

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GIANT WITH A CERAMIC HEART

A new NMR spectrometer has been in operation at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) since the end of May. What makes it special is that it is based on a new type of ceramic high-temperature superconductor. Peter…

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Does a Mixture of One Million Peptides Hold the Key to the Antibiotics of the Future?

New approach to diminish antibiotic resistance developed by research team from Freie Universität Berlin, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and ETH Zurich

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Scientists unravel life-saving effect of dexamethasone in COVID-19

Dexamethasone is one of the most important drugs in the treatment of severe COVID-19, but patients respond very differently to the therapy. Researchers at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases…

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