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BioRN: Funding approval for the development and validation of the Health Axis Europe Partnering Platform (HAEPP)

On December 15, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on BioRN: Funding approval for the development and validation of the Health Axis Europe Partnering Platform (HAEPP)

Heidelberg (D) | BioRN, together with its project partners, has been successful with its application within the call „Internationalisierung von Spitzenclustern, Zukunftsprojekten und vergleichbaren Netzwerken“ (Clusters – Networks – International) from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The HAEPP project aims to bundle the innovative strengths of science…

Heidelberg University: Automatic Cell Tracking in Microscopy Images

On December 14, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Heidelberg University: Automatic Cell Tracking in Microscopy Images

Heidelberg researchers develop powerful image analysis method Source: Karl Rohr / Nathalie Harder (BMCV) Tracking result for a large number of cells: The movement paths of individual cells are shown in different colours. Researchers from Heidelberg University and the German Cancer Research Center have developed a new computer-based image analysis…

DKFZ: Impaired path integration in mice with disrupted grid cell firing

On December 13, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on DKFZ: Impaired path integration in mice with disrupted grid cell firing

The direct route from A to C We use special nerve cells for spatial orientation. The place cells fire whenever we stay in a particular place. The grid cells, on the other hand, measure distances and play a crucial role in “path integration”. So much for the theory. Scientists from…

Sanofi: FDA Approves Sanofi’s Admelog® (insulin lispro injection)

On December 13, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Sanofi: FDA Approves Sanofi’s Admelog® (insulin lispro injection)

First FDA-approved follow-on mealtime insulin Admelog (insulin lispro injection) 100 Units/mL will be available in U.S. in vial and SoloStar pen Paris, France – December 11, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sanofi’s Admelog®, the first follow-on insulin lispro to help people living with diabetes…

European Health Catapult winners named at EIT Health Summit

On December 11, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on European Health Catapult winners named at EIT Health Summit

Expert jury picks top start-ups from the 21 finalists 06 December 2017 The European Health Catapult Competition reached its climax on 5 December at the EIT Health Summit in London, where a jury of experts announced the winning start-ups in the Medtech, Biotech and Digital Health categories. Following a year…

DKFZ: Immune cells predict therapy response in breast cancer

On December 11, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on DKFZ: Immune cells predict therapy response in breast cancer

When immune cells invade the tumor, this is usually considered a good sign because the body’s own immune system appears to be responding to the cancer. In the case of certain types of breast cancer immune cells, namely so-called tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs), these can determine survival rates and predict the…

BioMed X launches new conference format XSEED CON 2018 – Towards Next Generation Bioscience

On December 7, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on BioMed X launches new conference format XSEED CON 2018 – Towards Next Generation Bioscience

Heidelberg, Germany, December 6th, 2017 – BioMed X announced today the launch of a new conference format XSEED CON 2018 – Towards Next Generation Bioscience. For the first time in the successful history of the BioMed X Innovation Center in Heidelberg, its new model based on global crowdsourcing and local…

EMBL: Takeda joins drug target discovery initiative

On December 7, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on EMBL: Takeda joins drug target discovery initiative

Takeda joins pioneering public-private drug discover collaboration Open Targets Takeda is a global, research and development-driven pharmaceutical company with expertise in oncology, gastroenterology (GI) and central nervous system (CNS) disease that will complement the offerings of GSK, Biogen, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), and build…

DKFZ: Berlin-Brandenburg Academy Prize for Lena Maier-Hein

On December 7, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on DKFZ: Berlin-Brandenburg Academy Prize for Lena Maier-Hein

Lena Maier-Hein from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) helps physicians get better vision during minimally-invasive surgery. Using novel methods of image analysis, she wants to provide additional image information for surgeons. Thus, they can better differentiate tumors from healthy tissue and execute safer surgical tumor therapies. Maier-Hein now receives…

Hochschultag 2017 der Hochschule Mannheim

On December 7, 2017, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Hochschultag 2017 der Hochschule Mannheim

Am 30.11.2017 konnte der Rektor der Hochschule Mannheim, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Leonhard, rund 240 Gäste zum Hochschultag 2017 begrüßen. In seiner Ansprache stellte er die Digitalisierung und die damit verbundenen Transformationsprozesse in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft in den Mittelpunkt seiner Ausführungen. Er machte deutlich, dass die Hochschulen vor großen Herausforderungen stehen,…