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Chemistry - Pharmacology - 24.05.2024
Fluorinated sugar molecules as vaccine leads against meningitis B and C
Fluorinated sugar molecules as vaccine leads against meningitis B and C
Research team mimics natural molecular structures / New possibility for vaccine development Meningococci ( Neisseria meningitidis ) are disease-causing bacteria that cause life-threatening meningitis, or blood poisoning (septicaemia).

Health - Pharmacology - 17.05.2024
Treating chronic inflammation with approaches from nature
Treating chronic inflammation with approaches from nature
Chronic inflammation contributes to many common diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, fatty liver and intestinal diseases, and also increases the risk of cancer. To treat these diseases, medicine has so far mainly relied on substances that inhibit the body's immune response.

Innovation - Pharmacology - 08.05.2024
Building up long-term networks
Building up long-term networks

Health - Pharmacology - 24.04.2024
Study Confirms Positive Effect of Midazolam after Cardiac Arrest
Study Confirms Positive Effect of Midazolam after Cardiac Arrest
Experts call for recommendations and guidelines to be amended accordingly. If a patient is successfully resuscitated after a cardiac arrest and circulation resumes, they are not out of the woods yet.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.04.2024
ERC Advanced Grant: 2.5 Million Euros for Bernhard Nieswandt
ERC Advanced Grant: 2.5 Million Euros for Bernhard Nieswandt

Pharmacology - Health - 10.04.2024
Funding for research beyond national borders
"AUTOMETA" develops microfluidic chips to make personalised treatment with medicines more effective Coordinated by the University of Freiburg, the project "AUTOMETA: Automated preparation of samples

Health - Pharmacology - 09.04.2024
'A rain-soaked head can improve survival in the event of lightning strikes'
’A rain-soaked head can improve survival in the event of lightning strikes’
A wet head can save lives during thunderstorms - this has been known since the team led by Prof. Jens Haueisen and Prof. Michael Rock published the results of their research on lightning discharges in the renowned journal Springer Nature Scientific Reports. The scientists have succeeded in demonstrating that rainwater on the scalp can reduce damage caused by direct lightning strikes to the head.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2024
Novo Nordisk to acquire Cardior Pharmaceuticals
Cardior has utilized basic research from the Max Planck Society to advance its proprietary technology and pipeline Novo Nordisk has agreed to acquire Cardior Pharmaceuticals for up to 1.025 bi

Health - Pharmacology - 28.02.2024
'Can we delay age-related diseases?'
’Can we delay age-related diseases?’
Children with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS) develop premature aging symptoms. Karima Djabali, Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), wants to understand the biological m

Health - Pharmacology - 13.02.2024
When the Nose Goes to the Knee
When the Nose Goes to the Knee

Health - Pharmacology - 26.01.2024
Obesity in children: A problem far bigger than a person's waistline
Obesity in children: A problem far bigger than a person’s waistline
News from When it comes to modern diseases, paediatrician Professor Antje Körner believes that there is too great a focus on adults and not enough on children and adolescents.

Pharmacology - Health - 22.01.2024
Researching a new treatment option for severe blood disorders of the bone marrow
Researching a new treatment option for severe blood disorders of the bone marrow
When people develop myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS), the healthy maturation of blood cells is impaired.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2024
Reducing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy
Reducing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy
Johannes Karges develops anti-cancer agents that work in a targeted manner, rather than adversely affecting the entire body.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2024
Practice-changing study on bone marrow cancer therapy
A team led by Würzburg hematologist Hermann Einsele has defined a new first-line therapy for bone marrow cancer.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2024
Prepared for the next virus pandemic
Prepared for the next virus pandemic
In collaboration with 12 partners from 6 countries, Jena University Hospital is establishing the Antivirus Pandemic Preparedness EuropeAn pLatform (APPEAL), a European research initiative aimed at enhancing preparedness for future pandemics.

Pharmacology - Event - 14.12.2023
Evi Kostenis Awarded PHoeNIX Pharmaceutical Science Prize
Evi Kostenis Awarded PHoeNIX Pharmaceutical Science Prize

Health - Pharmacology - 27.11.2023
New therapeutic approach for prurigo nodularis
New therapeutic approach for prurigo nodularis

Health - Pharmacology - 24.11.2023
High-performance Oncological Medicine Made in Germany

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 24.11.2023
All-rounder among receptors inspires drug research
All-rounder among receptors inspires drug research
News from Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1423, "Structural Dynamics of GPCR Activation and Signal Transduction", led by biochemists Professor Annette Beck-Sickinger and Professor Torsten Schöneberg from Leipzig University, has been extended for a second funding period. This was announced today (24 November) by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Health - Pharmacology - 17.11.2023
Antimicrobial Resistance: The Silent Pandemic
Antimicrobial Resistance: The Silent Pandemic
Because conventional antibiotics are increasingly failing, researchers at the Helmholtz Institute in Würzburg are looking for new solutions.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.11.2023
Würzburg in the Champions League of Myeloma Researchers
Würzburg in the Champions League of Myeloma Researchers
A team of Würzburg cancer researcher Hermann Einsele is part of an international consortium funded by the American Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation with a total of 21 million dollars.

Innovation - Pharmacology - 31.10.2023
Start-up for fundamentally new antibiotics
Start-up for fundamentally new antibiotics
Smartbax nominated for Falling Walls Award It all started with basic research: During experiments in the laboratory, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) discovered an active ingredient against multi-resistant bacteria that is fundamentally different from existing antibiotics. The researchers have since founded a start-up for the development of a novel drug.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.09.2023
New study supports remission as a therapeutic goal in prediabetes
New study supports remission as a therapeutic goal in prediabetes
People with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of kidney disease, heart attack or stroke and are exposed to higher mortality.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.09.2023
Cold plasma makes wounds heal faster
Cold plasma makes wounds heal faster
The gold standard for the treatment of chronic wounds is thus obsolete . Once the leg is open, patients often begin a long journey of suffering.

Pharmacology - 13.09.2023
Co-crystal improves the water-solubility of ASA
Co-crystal improves the water-solubility of ASA
This could benefit patients diagnosed with suspected acute myocardial infarction. For decades, researchers have been looking for ways to make the active ingredient acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) - the active ingredient of Aspirin - more water-soluble.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.08.2023
High mortality in cardiogenic shock despite extracorporeal life support (ECLS)
High mortality in cardiogenic shock despite extracorporeal life support (ECLS)
The use of active mechanical circulatory support is growing rapidly around the world. The hope is that these systems will improve survival after the most severe form of acute heart failure, cardiogenic shock.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.08.2023
How the Immune System Keeps Gut Bacteria under Control
How the Immune System Keeps Gut Bacteria under Control

Health - Pharmacology - 08.08.2023
How do people really feel about electronic health records?
How do people really feel about electronic health records?
Many people with statutory health insurance don't understand the digital infrastructure behind electronic health records. One issue in particular raises concerns. In Germany, patients with statutory health insurance have had the option of using an electronic health record since January 2021. However, not many people have been taking advantage of it so far.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.07.2023
Interdisciplinary teamwork reduces complications in bone fractures
University physicians planning to develop a digital experts- forum with the EXPERT project An injury in a car accident, a twisted ankle while out jogging, a fall at home: bone fractures can occur very quickly.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.07.2023
Milestone in the treatment of anaemia in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
International Clinical Trial Shows Alternative to Standard Treatment of Myelodysplastic Neoplasms In people with myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS), a usually benign form of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, the body produces too few functional blood cells.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.07.2023
Milestone in the treatment of anaemia in myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS)
Milestone in the treatment of anaemia in myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS)
In patients suffering from myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS), a group of often mildly progressing bone marrow disorders, the body does not produce enough functional blood cells.

Pharmacology - 28.06.2023
974 million euros budgeted for new MHH building
974 million euros budgeted for new MHH building

Health - Pharmacology - 20.06.2023
Top research in the fight against cancer
Top research in the fight against cancer

Pharmacology - Health - 12.06.2023
Possible treatment for anaemia in myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS)
Possible treatment for anaemia in myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS)
In patients affected by myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDS), the body does not produce enough functional blood cells.

Pharmacology - 06.06.2023
The MHH mourns the death of Egbert Trowe
The MHH mourns the death of Egbert Trowe

Pharmacology - Health - 28.04.2023
Clinical trial to test new combination therapy against blood cancer
Clinical trial to test new combination therapy against blood cancer
The MHH is looking for subjects with an IDH1 gene mutation for a multicenter study on the combination therapy of two drugs previously used individually against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) 28.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.04.2023
Improving the lives of MS patients
Improving the lives of MS patients
Reading time 9 min. Research at the new Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Neurosciences The TUM scientists and physicians and the patients at the Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Neurosciences, to open in 2025, will share a common objective: Making life with multiple sclerosis better. Many open questions will be answered - for example why the illness has such a variety of forms, particularly in its initial stages, and how to stop nerve cell death in the later stages.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.04.2023
Nasal Vaccine to Prevent Covid-19 Passes First Tests
Scientists in Berlin have developed a live attenuated vaccine for the nose and recently published a study in "Nature Microbiology" Joint press release by Freie Universität Berlin, Max Delbrück Center, and Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Coronaviruses spread primarily through the air.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2023
'Not many natural scientists can offer the combination of basic research and clinically oriented research.'
’Not many natural scientists can offer the combination of basic research and clinically oriented research.’
The -InFlame- Medical Scientist Programme supports postdocs from natural science disciplines to conduct medical research on inflammatory processes / Interview with the programme spokesperson Petra De

Health - Pharmacology - 28.02.2023
Drug from cancer chemotherapy helps fight deadly fungal infections
Drug from cancer chemotherapy helps fight deadly fungal infections
Infections with the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus are difficult to fight - especially because the fungus forms a biofilm and can thus protect itself from antifungal drugs and the immune defence system.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.02.2023
Fighting liver cancer with cells of the innate immune system
Fighting liver cancer with cells of the innate immune system

Health - Pharmacology - 17.02.2023
Interactive risk communication can help overcome vaccine hesitancy
Interactive risk communication can help overcome vaccine hesitancy
Study on the impact of different risk communication formats on the vaccine intentions of 1255 unvaccinated, vaccine-hesitant adults in Germany Interactive risk communication formats can be more effective than conventional text-based formats in overcoming vaccine hesitancy and building public trust.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.02.2023
Iron deficiency in heart failure: tablet as an alternative to infusion?
Iron deficiency in heart failure: tablet as an alternative to infusion?
MHH cardiology starts the multicentre ORION HF study. She wants to find out whether a preparation in tablet form can correct iron deficiency and alleviate the typical symptoms of heart failure.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.02.2023
Innovative care project for people with schizophrenia
Innovative care project for people with schizophrenia
The patients themselves choose between several treatment options. The aim of the project is to increase the quality of life and improve the success of treatment.

Pharmacology - Health - 30.01.2023
New Research Network on RNA Medicine

Pharmacology - Innovation - 30.01.2023
Funding in the millions for german research network on RNA medicine
Funding in the millions for german research network on RNA medicine

Pharmacology - Health - 21.12.2022
A pioneer of innovative training
A pioneer of innovative training
The -PharMSchool- started up ten years ago and is a lighthouse project for interdisciplinary, networked teaching Can therapeutic plasters help to combat depression?

Health - Pharmacology - 12.12.2022
Progress in the fight against bile duct cancer and gallbladder cancer
Progress in the fight against bile duct cancer and gallbladder cancer
International expert committee led by Professor Arndt Vogel updates ESMO treatment guidelines for biliary tract cancer Biliary tract cancers (BTC) are cancers of the bile ducts and gallbladder.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.12.2022
Using immune cells to develop new active substances and improve the efficacy and safety of drugs
Using immune cells to develop new active substances and improve the efficacy and safety of drugs
MHH researcher Nico Lachmann receives 2.5 million euros for Fraunhofer-Attract group Immune cells and immune cell preparations are playing an increasingly important role in modern medicine&per

Health - Pharmacology - 21.11.2022
Together against Antibiotic Resistance
Together against Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotics are major weapons in the fight against bacterial infections. However, antibiotics are increasingly losing efficacy due to the emergence of antibiotic resistance.
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