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New member: Welcome in our cluster to Drees & Sommer

On July 10, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on New member: Welcome in our cluster to Drees & Sommer

We are happy to welcome in our cluster Drees & Sommer. Drees & Sommer is an innovative partner for consulting, planning, construction and operation. For more than 45 years, the company has been supporting public- and private-sector owners and investors in all aspects of real estate. Managed by partners and…

New member: Welcome in our cluster to ERA Consulting

On July 5, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on New member: Welcome in our cluster to ERA Consulting

We are happy to welcome in our cluster ERA Consulting. The ERA Consulting Group is one of the longest established and most experienced regulatory affairs and product development consulting groups serving the biopharmaceutical industry. “Our expertise covers quality, nonclinical and clinical aspects, both from the regulatory and development strategy perspective….

EMBL: Combining antibiotics changes their effectiveness

On July 5, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on EMBL: Combining antibiotics changes their effectiveness

The effectiveness of antibiotics can be altered by combining them with each other, non-antibiotic drugs or even with food additives, EMBL researchers show. Depending on the bacterial species, some combinations stop antibiotics from working to their full potential whilst others begin to defeat antibiotic resistance, report EMBL researchers and collaborators…

Viscofan BioEngineering: Phase-I-trial approved for novel stem cell therapy for patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

On July 4, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Viscofan BioEngineering: Phase-I-trial approved for novel stem cell therapy for patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

Viscofan BioEngineering, the biomedical business unit of the world market leader for collagenous sausage casings Viscofan announced today that the Spanish Agency for Medicines (AEMPS) has given green light to carry out a clinical phase-I-trial with Viscofan BioEngineering’s first product for regenerative medicine. The novel therapy consisting of stem cells…

DKFZ/Heidelberg University: New therapy makes blood cancer cells visible for the immune system

On June 27, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , , With Comments Off on DKFZ/Heidelberg University: New therapy makes blood cancer cells visible for the immune system

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common type of blood cancer in adults. It can be treated with chemotherapy and oral drugs but this treatment cannot cure the cancer completely. Although the human immune system is capable of fighting the cancer cells, it often fails to notice them early…

DKFZ: 14 new breast cancer risk genes discovered

On June 26, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on DKFZ: 14 new breast cancer risk genes discovered

Many genetic markers associated with the familial breast cancer risk are outside the protein-coding regions of the genome and are likely to regulate the activity of neighboring genes. In a large international network, in which numerous DKFZ researchers were also involved, scientists have now combined genome-wide association studies with an…

EMBL: Miniature testing of drug pairs on tumour biopsies

On June 25, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on EMBL: Miniature testing of drug pairs on tumour biopsies

Microfluidic device in the Merten lab. IMAGE – Ramesh Utharala, EMBL Combinations of cancer drugs can be quickly and cheaply tested on tumour cells using a novel device developed by EMBL scientists. The research, reported in Nature Communications on June 22, marks the latest advancement in the field of personalised…

Springer Campus: Bachelor distance learning courses for laboratory assistants & technicians in Mannheim

On June 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Springer Campus: Bachelor distance learning courses for laboratory assistants & technicians in Mannheim

New study groups will start in Mannheim in autumn. Encourage your promising  staff members now and open up new career prospects for them. Detailed information on the distance learning courses “Chemistry” and “Biology”, offered  by Springer Campus  can be found here

New member: Welcome in our cluster to Elsevier

On June 20, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on New member: Welcome in our cluster to Elsevier

We are happy to welcome in our cluster Elsevier. Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier helps researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need…

Goethe University Frankfurt / Innovectis: new cell preparations help patients after bone marrow transplantation

On June 19, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Goethe University Frankfurt / Innovectis: new cell preparations help patients after bone marrow transplantation

The Goethe University Frankfurt, the DRK Blood Transfusion Service Baden-Württemberg-Hessen and the pharmaceutical company medac have concluded a license agreement for the development of mesenchymal stromal cells for the treatment of graft-versus-host disease. The licence agreement has been signed via the university technology transfer Innovectis. This life-threatening complication often occurs…