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Heidelberg University: DFG grants millions for lipid research and research in plant processes

On November 28, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg University: DFG grants millions for lipid research and research in plant processes

The Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio 83 “Molecular Architecture and Cellular Functions of Lipid/Protein Assemblies”, a joint network in lipid research of the universities of Heidelberg, Dresden, and Bonn, will continue its work in a third funding period. After a successful evaluation, the German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved funds of about…

Nine “Highly Cited Researchers”: Heidelberg Most Successful German University

On November 22, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Nine “Highly Cited Researchers”: Heidelberg Most Successful German University

International evaluation names researchers whose publications have been quoted most often worldwide On the list of highly cited researchers, that has just appeared, Heidelberg University is represented with nine researchers. This international evaluation names researchers whose publications have been quoted most often worldwide in the natural sciences, social sciences or…

BioMed X and Boehringer Ingelheim start new joint research group in bacterial modulation of innate immunity

On November 22, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für BioMed X and Boehringer Ingelheim start new joint research group in bacterial modulation of innate immunity

Heidelberg, Germany, November 22, 2017 – BioMed X announced today the start of a new joint research group with Boehringer Ingelheim at the BioMed X Innovation Center in Heidelberg. The focus of the group will be to identify novel regulatory pathways within the innate immune system, through understanding molecular mechanisms…

EMBL: High-res Ebola model could spark new questions

On November 15, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für EMBL: High-res Ebola model could spark new questions

High-res Ebola model could spark new questions By peering into the strands of the Ebola virus (pictured here), researchers were able to create a 3D model of the nucleocapsid. IMAGE: NIAID (CC BY 2.0) EMBL researchers create highest resolution 3D model of important structure within Ebola virus Although the ravages…

Technology Park Heidelberg: Life Science Accelerator-Teams belegen ersten und zweiten Platz des Hightech-Award CyberOne

On November 15, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Technology Park Heidelberg: Life Science Accelerator-Teams belegen ersten und zweiten Platz des Hightech-Award CyberOne

Life Science Accelerator-Teams belegen ersten und zweiten Platz des Hightech-Award CyberOne Gewinner CyberOne (Bild: Eva-Maria Markutzik) Am Montagabend wurde der Hightech-Preis CyberOne im Europapark Rust verliehen. Der Preis zählt zu den begehrtesten Auszeichnungen des Landes Baden-Württemberg für Hightech-Gründer. Zwei der vom Life Science Accelerator geförderten Teams überzeugten die Jury mit…

Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH and Saarland University Collaborate in Early Disease Detection Based on Molecular Markers

On November 14, 2017, Posted by , In Allgemein,News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH and Saarland University Collaborate in Early Disease Detection Based on Molecular Markers

miRNA Experts Sign Framework Agreement HEIDELBERG and SAARBRÜCKEN, November 14, 2017 – Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH, specialized in early disease detection using molecular markers derived from blood, and Saarland University agreed on a comprehensive framework agreement regarding an expanded collaboration in the field of molecular diagnostics. The work aims at the…

Heidelberg University: Distant Relatives: TOR Protein Regulates Cell Growth in Plants and Animals

On November 10, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg University: Distant Relatives: TOR Protein Regulates Cell Growth in Plants and Animals

Plant researchers study gene which – if out of control – can contribute to cancer spread Two such different organisms as plants and humans developed from a common precursor cell. Traces of this over one-billion-year kinship remain anchored in the genetic material of both organisms. An international team of plant…

Boehringer Ingelheim and MiNA Therapeutics to Develop Novel Treatment Approaches for Fibrotic Liver Diseases

On November 10, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Boehringer Ingelheim and MiNA Therapeutics to Develop Novel Treatment Approaches for Fibrotic Liver Diseases

Collaboration and licensing agreement focused on investigating up to three targets and has a potential transactional value of up to EUR 307 million, excluding royalties Expands Boehringer Ingelheim’s comprehensive R&D programme in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrotic liver disease with innovative novel treatment modalities Leverages MiNA’s leading expertise in RNA…

BioRN Annual Conference 2017 – Joint Forces for Future Innovations

On November 10, 2017, Posted by , In Allgemein,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für BioRN Annual Conference 2017 – Joint Forces for Future Innovations

During the BioRN Annual Conference 2017 on October 24, titled “Revolution through Convolution – combining medtech, biotech and digital health to promote health science in our region”, about 120 participants came together from the BioRN Cluster and from the national and international life-science industry, among them representatives of the “Health…

DKFZ: A vaccine against cervical cancer for poor countries

On November 10, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: A vaccine against cervical cancer for poor countries

A novel vaccine against cancer-causing human papillomaviruses (HPV) is intended to help raise vaccination rates especially in developing countries. To this end, scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg are developing a completely new vaccination concept based on a low-cost vaccine that protects from almost all known…