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    The aftershock of the COVID-19 pandemic and genomic data for global human health: The BIH hosts panel discussions at the World Health Summit

    Although all the world has been focusing on vaccinations, infection rates and ICU occupancy levels, BIH scientists believe the real big wave is still coming: Long COVID. The patients who successfully survived COVID-19 but are still suffering from long-term effects will in all likelihood continue to present a challenge to the healthcare system for a…

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    Exhibition dedicated to women scientists and scholars opens in Berlin’s Red City Hall

    On Tuesday, October 19, Berlin’s Governing Mayor Michael Müller officially opened the exhibition “Berlin – Hauptstadt der Wissenschaftlerinnen” in the great banqueting hall of the Rotes Rathaus, or Red City Hall. Twenty exhibition panels describe the life and career of selected women scientists and scholars who worked or are still working in…

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    Filling the gap: connecting genes to diseases through proteins

    Hundreds of connections between different human diseases have been uncovered through their shared origin in our genome by an international research team led by scientists at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and the University of Cambridge, challenging the categorisation of diseases by organ, symptoms, or clinical speciality. A new…

  • Press release Digital Medicine

    Sylvia Thun is setting standards for medical data

    Professor Sylvia Thun is a physician, engineer, and expert in IT healthcare standards. The Director of the Core Unit eHealth and Interoperability at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) has now been awarded a lifetime W3 Professorship in Digital Medicine and Interoperability. Her aim is to better connect data from healthcare and…

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    Dieter Beule receives Professorship in Translational Bioinformatics

    Dr. Dieter Beule has been appointed to a lifetime W2 Professorship in Translational Bioinformatics at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH). His aim is to make complex molecular data from technologies and techniques like genome sequencing, single-cell analysis and proteome quantification usable for clinical practice. The 55-year-old…

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    Young adults at highest risk of weight gain

    Young adults aged 18 to 24 are at the highest risk of becoming overweight or developing obesity in the next decade of their life compared to adults in any other age group, and obesity prevention policies should target this group, according to a new study led by researchers at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité –Universitätsmedizin Berlin…

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    Kathrin de la Rosa is designing new antibodies and vaccines

    Dr. Kathrin de la Rosa has been awarded the Johanna Quandt Professorship for Translational Immune Mechanisms at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH). De la Rosa is a trained biologist interested in the immune system in general and antibodies, B cells and vaccines in particular. One of her lab’s projects is focused on modifying B cells to…

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    Sarah Hedtrich is building organ models from human cells to study skin and lung diseases

    Professor Sarah Hedtrich has been awarded the Johanna Quandt Professorship for Translational Human Organ Models at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH). Hedtrich, who holds a PhD in pharmacology, is particularly interested in rare hereditary and inflammatory diseases of the skin and lung. To investigate these diseases and develop new…

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