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  • Press release Corona

    BIH launches clinical trial of the treatment of severe COVID-19 disease progression

    Scientists at the BIH recently discovered that an infection with the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is often severe when the immune system reacts with an augmented immune response. During this research they came across an interesting target molecule on immune cells. Researchers at Bayer had already developed a substance against precisely this target…

  • Press release Cardiovascular Research

    Keep calm! How blood vessels are kept in check

    The inner surface of blood vessels is lined by a wafer-thin layer of cells known as the endothelium, which forms a crucial barrier between blood and the surrounding tissue. The single-layered cell structure promotes the exchange of oxygen and nutrients, while simultaneously preventing the uncontrolled leakage of blood components. Only when the…

  • News Press release

    Different diseases – common metabolic pathways

    Many older, but also increasingly younger, people suffer from several diseases at the same time. Scientists at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, together with colleagues from Munich and the United Kingdom, have now identified common risk factors that predispose to multiple even seemingly unrelated…

  • News Corona

    Philharmonic concert in front of an audience: BIH helps with conception and realization

    On 20.3.21 the time had come: after months of lockdown, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra was finally allowed to play in front of an audience again. Around 1,000 guests had registered in advance, undergone a rapid test for Corona at one of the test centers or on site, and were then finally allowed to listen to and applaud the orchestra under the…

  • News


    After three years of construction, the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) at Charité and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) will unite their vascular biomedical research under one roof, on Campus Berlin Buch, while also further intensifying collaboration with translational research groups in Buch.

  • Media

    Daten, Fakten, Mutmaßungen - Wissenschaft in Zeiten der Corona-Pandemie (in German)

    Ein Jahr nach dem ersten Lockdown ist überraschend wenig über SARS-CoV-2 bekannt. Viele Fragen, insbesondere zur Ausbreitung des Virus, bleiben unbeantwortet, politische Entscheidungen werden nicht auf der Basis wissenschaftlicher Evidenz getroffen. War die Wissenschaft zu langsam? Was können wir aus der aktuellen Pandemie für künftige Krisen…

  • News Clinical Study Center

    Early warning system for intensive care units

    Life-threatening situations occur time and again in an intensive care unit. To make sure that doctors can intervene in time, a team at the German Heart Center Berlin (DHZB) has developed AI-based software that regularly evaluates all monitoring data and alerts staff before a critical situation is reached. With the establishment of x-cardiac GmbH,…

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