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Health - Life Sciences - 24.05.2022
’The focus on diseases is changing’
Since 1972, the number of children being born every year in Germany has been lower than the number of people dying. Demographic change is impacting on our society. A growing number of older and old people means, among other things, that there is an increasing demand for healthcare services. In this interview with Kathrin Nolte , Prof. Klaus Berger , Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, and his deputy, Prof. André Karch, talk about the challenges this will entail for research and healthcare.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.05.2022
Ceremonial opening of the new research center 'Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology'
Ceremonial opening of the new research center ’Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology’
Freiburg scientists at IMBIT conduct interdisciplinary research on human-machine interfaces With an opening ceremony on May 18, 2022, the State of Baden-Württemberg inaugurated the new research center "Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology" (IMBIT) at the University of Freiburg.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.05.2022
Great progress thanks to mini organs
Great progress thanks to mini organs
05/13/2022 Life-like organ replicas - so-called 3D organoids - are a good way to research disease processes.

Computer Science - Health - 12.05.2022
Artificial Intelligence for improved diagnoses and helpful robots
With grants of as much as five million euros, Humboldt Professorships are the best-endowed research prize in Germany.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.05.2022
Best conditions for young scientists
Best conditions for young scientists
The Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany will receive two new research training groups, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced on 9 May 2022.

Health - Computer Science - 05.05.2022
Medical appointments with a 3D avatar
An interdisciplinary and pan-university team under the aegis of the Department of Informatics at Universität Hamburg will develop intelligent assistance systems designed to facilitate remote diagnosis.

Health - Computer Science - 30.04.2022
Using artificial intelligence to treat heart diseases better
German Heart Centre Munich and TUM Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence collaborate The objective of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) lighthouse project "Digitaler Herz-OP" ("Digital Heart Surgery") is to enable more precise and lower-impact treatment of heart disease.

Health - Economics / Business - 29.04.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 29.04.2022
COVID-19: How vaccination and previous infections also help fight against Omicron
COVID-19: How vaccination and previous infections also help fight against Omicron
Immune cells against previous Sars-CoV-2 variants also recognize Omicron well and can thus protect against severe disease / Vaccination can improve immune response even after infection / Study by Frei

Health - Politics - 26.04.2022

Innovation - Health - 25.04.2022
Successful spin-off from the University of Bonn and LSI
APIS Assay Technologies Ltd acquires startup Clickmer Systems, which is developing antibody alternative The British company APIS Assay Technologies Ltd has acquired the University of Bonn's spin-off project Clickmer Systems, which was further developed at the Life Science Inkubator (LSI), for a single-digit million euro sum.

Campus - Health - 25.04.2022

Innovation - Health - 22.04.2022
Digitisation of the sense of smell
Digitisation of the sense of smell
Over the next three years, the participating partner institutes from Germany, Israel and Finland want to jointly develop intelligent electronic sensors that can detect and digitally transmit healthy and pathologically altered body odours.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.04.2022
On the home stretch to the RNA drug against cardiac fibrosis
EU funds research project on the therapy of cardiac fibrosis with around 2.5 million euros About four million people in Germany suffer from cardiac insufficiency.

Innovation - Health - 12.04.2022
Technology transfer award for PCR rapid test device for infection diagnostics
Technology transfer award for PCR rapid test device for infection diagnostics
Spindiag, a University of Freiburg and Hahn-Schickard spin-off, has been recognized for its research-based development Spindiag GmbH, together with the University of Freiburg and the Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft für angewandte Forschung e.V.

Health - Career - 06.04.2022
Profession: Physician and scientist
Specialising as a physician while doing a second doctorate in the natural sciences, medical professional Nadine Heiden initially considered this idea an experiment as there are not yet many colleagues in her field who are going down this road. -I always wanted to do both - take care of patients and do research,- the 30-year-old says.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.04.2022
Surprising finding on the cause of hydrocephalus
Surprising finding on the cause of hydrocephalus
Study of the Universities of Yale, Harvard and Bonn shows that the disease is often caused by disrupted brain development Hydrocephalus in children often has completely different causes than previously assumed.

Health - 02.04.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 01.04.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 31.03.2022
State of NRW funds 'iBehave' research network
State of NRW funds ’iBehave’ research network
Joint project led by the University of Bonn to receive around 20 million euros over the next four years The North Rhine-Westphalian state government is supporting five outstanding research networks in pioneering research fields with a total of 81.2 million euros.

Health - 30.03.2022
Allergy-friendly apple varieties
Allergy-friendly apple varieties
European Center for Allergy Research Foundation awards seal for apple varieties In a few years, apples that are officially deemed allergy-friendly will be avaiable supermarkets.

Health - Research Management - 29.03.2022

Pharmacology - Health - 28.03.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2022
Equal is better? How people think Covid-19 vaccines should be shared worldwide
Equal is better? How people think Covid-19 vaccines should be shared worldwide
Health and logistics researchers at Göttingen University analyze attitudes in Germany and America The Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the world.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.03.2022

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 18.03.2022
MHH emergency room now also contact point of the ProBeweis network
MHH emergency room now also contact point of the ProBeweis network
Confidential help: medical staff secure traces of domestic and sexual violence Every third woman in Germany experiences physical and/or sexual violence at least once in her life.

Health - Life Sciences - 18.03.2022

Pharmacology - Health - 18.03.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 17.03.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 17.03.2022

Health - 17.03.2022
Baby bliss despite severe illness
Baby bliss despite severe illness
MHH is a centre for high-risk pregnancies with pulmonary hypertension Little Amelie Maria lies in her mother's arms and looks curiously into the world with wide eyes.

Life Sciences - Health - 17.03.2022
A deeper insight into the bag of tricks of bacteria
A deeper insight into the bag of tricks of bacteria
03/17/2022 Cynthia Sharma studies how bacteria adapt to changing environments, focusing on RNA-binding proteins, about which very little is known so far.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.03.2022
Help to develop the medicine of tomorrow!
Help to develop the medicine of tomorrow!
Medical Informatics Initiative: MHH asks patients for support As of today, all inpatients at Hannover Medical School (MHH) can support medical research with their treatment data.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.03.2022
With water jet and steam against prostate disorders
With water jet and steam against prostate disorders
MHH Urology completes the treatment spectrum for benign prostate enlargement with two gentle procedures A frequent urge to urinate, going to the toilet at night, irregular urine stream - many men are familiar with these complaints.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.03.2022
Majority of Freiburg school pupils approve of compulsory mask wearing and vaccination in the pandemic
Survey of 636 school pupils in the Freiburg area on their perception of the corona pandemic To find out how Freiburg school pupils are doing in the enduring corona pandemic, Dr. Sebastian Jäck

Life Sciences - Health - 25.02.2022
Designer blood from stem cells
Designer blood from stem cells
MHH receives three million euros for research on artificial blood cells to counter shortages of blood reserves Blood transfusions are among the most common procedures in hospitals.

Health - Career - 24.02.2022
Researching physicians shape the healthcare of the future
Researching physicians shape the healthcare of the future
MHH programme PRACTIS for the training of clinician scientists is supported with 1.3 million euros for another two years In order to provide patients with the best possible care, the latest scientific findings must be incorporated into diagnostics and therapy.

Pharmacology - Health - 22.02.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 21.02.2022
DKG certifies MHH Centre for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer
DKG certifies MHH Centre for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer
DKG certifies excellent quality of care for women at increased risk of breast and/or ovarian cancer If there is a high incidence of breast and/or ovarian cancer in the family or if women develop the disease at a young age, this is usually due to hereditary causes.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.02.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 18.02.2022
Infectious agent offers protection against liver cancer
Infectious agent offers protection against liver cancer
Joint study by MHH and HZI: vaccine proves safe and effective against liver fibrosis and liver cancer Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. So far, the treatment options for two types of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), have been inadequate, while the number of new cases has been rising.
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