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EMBL/DKFZ/Hi-STEM: Human blood cells develop in a continuous process instead of a stepwise one

On April 12, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on EMBL/DKFZ/Hi-STEM: Human blood cells develop in a continuous process instead of a stepwise one

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine (HI-STEM) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) used a new combination of analysis methods to study in single cells how blood stem cells in the bone marrow differentiate into mature blood…

DKFZ/Heidelberg University Hospital: Peptide acts as mediator for learning

On April 11, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on DKFZ/Heidelberg University Hospital: Peptide acts as mediator for learning

In order to adapt to changes in the environment, the brain produces new nerve cells (neurons) even at adult age. These young neurons are crucial for memory formation and learning. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and Heidelberg University Hospital have now discovered that a small peptide plays…

EMBL to open new site in Barcelona

On April 11, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on EMBL to open new site in Barcelona

Spanish government and EMBL sign agreement for new site dedicated to tissue biology and disease modelling. At a ceremony in Barcelona today, EMBL and the Spanish government, represented by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MINECO), signed an agreement for a new EMBL site to be hosted in the…

TU Kaiserslautern: Professor Johannes Herrmann ist neuer Präsident der Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie

On April 10, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on TU Kaiserslautern: Professor Johannes Herrmann ist neuer Präsident der Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie

Professor Johannes Herrmann von der TU Kaiserslautern ist neuer Präsident der Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie (GBM). Er wurde auf der jährlichen Mitgliederversammlung Ende März für zwei Jahre gewählt. Die GBM ist die größte deutsche Fachgesellschaft der molekularen Biowissenschaften. Sie hat rund 5300 Mitglieder aus Universitäten, Forschungseinrichtungen, Industrie und weiteren…

Heidelberg University: 2 Researchers Receive ERC Advanced Grant

On April 10, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on Heidelberg University: 2 Researchers Receive ERC Advanced Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded biochemist Prof. Dr Ed Hurt and molecular biologist Prof. Dr Bernd Bukau a highly endowed ERC Advanced Grant for outstanding research leaders in Europe. Both grants comprise around 2 Mio Euro funding. Prof. Bukau Prof. Bukau is director of the Centre for Molecular…

Innovationspreis der BioRegionen: Therapien gegen HIV & Netzhautdegeneration sowie Bio-LEDs

On April 10, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Innovationspreis der BioRegionen: Therapien gegen HIV & Netzhautdegeneration sowie Bio-LEDs

Wiesbaden/Hannover, 5. April 2017 Der Arbeitskreis der deutschen BioRegionen verleiht auf den Deutschen Biotechnologietagen in Hannover zum zehnten Mal den Innovationspreis. Die drei prämierten Erfindungen eröffnen neue Konzepte zur Therapie von HIV-Infektionen, zur Behandlung von Netzhauterkrankungen und zeigen auf, wie Proteine die Herstellung von LEDs effizienter und umweltfreundlicher machen. Die…

AbbVie: ITTM and AbbVie to collaborate on Disease Map for Alzheimer’s

On April 7, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on AbbVie: ITTM and AbbVie to collaborate on Disease Map for Alzheimer’s

Information Technology for Translational Medicine, S.A. (ITTM S.A.) announced today that it has signed a two-year agreement with AbbVie Germany to develop and build a comprehensive and interactive up-to-date knowledge map for Alzheimer’s Disease. The disease map will be built using MINERVA, a platform for visualization and curation of molecular…

AbbVie: PLUS – Die Gesundheitsinitiative Hepatitis C in Ludwigshafen

On April 7, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on AbbVie: PLUS – Die Gesundheitsinitiative Hepatitis C in Ludwigshafen

In Ludwigshafen startet offiziell „PLUS – Die Gesundheitsinitiative Hepatitis C“ mit einer prominent besetzten Auftaktveranstaltung. Das Ziel: Die gesundheitliche und psychosoziale Lebens- und Versorgungssituation von Drogenkonsumenten, Substituierten und Abstinenzwilligen zu verbessern. Langfristig wollen die Partner so auch die Häufigkeit der Infektionen mit dem Hepatitis-C-Virus in Ludwigshafen reduzieren. Initiatoren sind AbbVie,…

EMBL/DKFZ: Blood stem cell differentiation is continuous

On April 7, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on EMBL/DKFZ: Blood stem cell differentiation is continuous

Study by EMBL and DKFZ researchers means origins of myeloid leukaemias may need rethinking. Every day, your body has to generate up to one trillion new blood cells, more if you suffer from an infection or severe bleeding. Ultimately, all of these cells derive from the adult haematopoietic stem cells…

Roche: Roche launches cobas Liat PCR System with four assays into CE-markets

On April 5, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Comments Off on Roche: Roche launches cobas Liat PCR System with four assays into CE-markets

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the CE-IVD launch of the cobas® Liat® PCR System with four assays including first 20 minute real-time PCR nucleic acid test to detect Clostridium difficile (C. diff). Countries accepting CE mark are the first to receive access to the cobas® Cdiff test,…