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    homeDX - first virtual corona test center with BärCODE

    In May, homeDX was launched as the first virtual rapid test center in Berlin-Mitte. With the certificate of homeDX, which is equipped with the tamper-proof BärCODE, users got exclusive access to Berlin restaurants. Now the project is being extended to the whole of Berlin.

  • Press release Genetics/Genomics

    Janine Altmüller is new head of the Genomic Platform

    Dr. Janine Altmüller’s goal is to raise the profile of genomics research in Berlin. Since July 1 she has headed the BIH and MDC’s joint Genomics Platform, providing support to Berlin researchers and honing new methods and technologies. Unlike genetics, which is the study of single genes, genomics studies the entire genome.

  • Press release Academy

    Clinician Scientist Anton Henssen honored with Yound Investigator Berlin science award

    Dr. Anton Henssen, a scientist and physician at the ECRC, has received the Young Investigator Award of the 2020 Berliner Wissenschaftspreis for his cutting-edge research into childhood cancers. Henssen has been a member of the BIH Charité (Junior) Clinician Scientist Program since 2017. The award of 10.000 Euros was presented by the Governing Mayor…

  • Press release Corona

    Even the vaccinated benefit from the new and improved CovApp 2.0

    Back in March 2020, Charité joined forces with the Potsdam-based nonprofit organization Data4Life to develop CovApp, which allows users to fill out a questionnaire, determine their personal risk of being infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and receive recommendations for the next steps to take. Now, a participant in the BIH Biomedical…

  • Press release Biomechanics

    New DFG Research Unit to probe the underlying causes of back pain

    Lower back pain is one of the most common ailments of the musculoskeletal system. It therefore has great medical, social and not least economic implications. The interdisciplinary Research Unit “The Dynamics of the Spine: Mechanics, Morphology and Motion towards a Comprehensive Diagnosis of Low Back Pain” aims to gain fundamentally new insights in…

  • Press release Innovations Digital Labs

    AI in the ICU: x-cardiac gets approval for its first medical device, x-c-bleeding

    x-cardiac GmbH has been certified as a medical device manufacturer in the EU while at the same time receiving market authorization for its first medical device x-c-bleeding. The AI-based software can quickly predict the risk of postoperative bleeding in patients. Specialists at the German Heart Center Berlin (DHZB) developed the software and…

  • Press release

    Four times as much information per cell

    Scientists from the BIH at Charité and the MDC have teamed up with U.S. and Japanese researchers to take single-cell analysis to a new level. They combined methods for determining mRNA levels and DNA accessibility with those used for detecting proteins and mutations in mitochondrial DNA, thus allowing them to simultaneously profile all this…

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