Max Planck researchers from Berlin succeeded in generating brain organoids that mimic human brain cortex in development and disease

“Outer Radial Glia” (oRG) cells are nervous system stem cells that are instrumental for the development of the human cortex and have been challenging to produce in the lab. Now, a team of Max Planck researchers from Berlin succeeded in generating…

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NeuroMiR - Tracking dementia in the blood

In modern society, the incidence of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's is steadily increasing. Emerging symptoms range from memory and movement disorders to the inability to lead a self-determined life. These changes place…

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MDC researchers have created protein maps of tumors that aim at finding therapies for resistant tumors

A technique called Deep Visual Proteomics helps shed new light on cancer cell properties, a German-Danish team now reports in “Nature Biotechnology”. Fabian Coscia co-developed the new method and will further refine it at the MDC – with the aim of…

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International team including Charité and MDC receive almost 24 million Euro to research the role of ring-shaped DNA strand in pediatric cancer

Pediatric oncologist Prof. Dr. Anton Henssen, from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC), and a group of researchers from the US and the UK have won funding for a Cancer…

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Natural super glue from mistletoe berries

A cellulose based material could be useful for medical applications such as wound sealant

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MDC researcher has described how sensory neurons near the central canal in the spinal cord help regulate motor functions

The ability to perform complex movements is vital for animals. A team led by MDC researcher Niccolò Zampieri has now described in the journal “Current Biology” how little-studied sensory neurons near the central canal in the spinal cord help regulate…

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Horizon Europe: Charité coordinates four new EU projects

Four collaborative projects, including one infrastructure project participate in framework program

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Ludovic Vallier grows liver tissue from stem cells

Effective July 1, 2022, Ludovic Vallier will take up the W3 Einstein Strategic Professorship for Stem Cells in Regenerative Therapies at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH). Vallier is an expert in pluripotent stem cells and organoids. He…

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Ariceum Therapeutics launches with EUR 25 M series A to advance lead asset, Satoreotide, for the treatment of low- and high-grade neuroendocrine cancers

Oversubscribed financing co-led by HealthCap and EQT Life Sciences (formerly LSP); joined by Pureos Bioventures

Developing novel drugs for systemic targeted radiation therapy (STRT)

Proceeds will be used to advance lead radiopharmaceutical product,…

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Bayer’s BlueRock Therapeutics establishes European site for cell therapy innovation

Establishment of BlueRock site in Berlin expands company’s footprint and strengthens Bayer’s cell therapy capabilities / Acceleration of the development of cell therapies in BlueRock’s pipeline, with initial focus on the ongoing BRT-DA01 clinical…

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