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    BIH DHA program featured in Newsweek magazine

    We are happy that our BIH DHA program is featured the international Newsweek magazine about how Berlin leads the way in developing and piloting artificial intelligence solutions in the health sector.

  • News Corona

    Why infection with the Omicron variant may cause less severe COVID-19 disease progression

    Observations from around the globe suggest that the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is much more infectious than its predecessor, Delta. But on the other hand, Omicron infections seem to cause milder disease: Hospital admissions and the number of deaths have increased only moderately compared to the huge rise in the number of cases.

  • Press release Corona

    The fatal role of T cells in COVID-19

    Scientists from the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH), together with colleagues from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the university hospitals in Bonn and Aachen, have found a type of immune cells that is particularly active in severely ill COVID-19 patients. The CD16 positive T cells have an increased cytotoxic effect, especially…

  • Press release Corona

    Multicenter CATCOVID trial for treating severe COVID-19 progression enrolls first patient

    The clinical phase II trial CATCOVID initiated by the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) has cleared the final regulatory hurdles with the receipt of a positive ethics committee vote and with approval from the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), enrolling its first patient this week at University of Leipzig Medical…

  • Press release Digital Labs

    One million euros for histology in 3D

    Scientists at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have developed an automatable method for the histological examination of three-dimensional tissue preparations. Their idea could revolutionize microscopic tissue examinations and ease the burden on pathologists. The three founders of the project…

  • Press release Innovations Digital Labs

    Improved patient care through innovations from Israel – first collaboration projects will start in early 2022

    The International Health-Tech Pilot Program promotes forward-looking healthcare solutions from Israel. Now, the first collaboration agreements between Israeli start-up companies, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and the Israel Innovation Authority have been successfully concluded. The collaboration…

  • Press release Corona

    Are we prepared for the next pandemic? BIH and Tagesspiegel jointly hosted the Future Medicine Round Table in early November

    The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has had us in its grip for almost two years. Scientists have accomplished a great deal during this time: They have decoded the virus’s genome, developed tests and vaccines, and investigated how the virus takes hold in the body and spreads from person to person. Yet despite all this knowledge, the end is still not in…

  • Press release Corona

    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…

  • Press release Corona

    Strong antiviral immunity in the upper airways protects children from severe COVID-19

    Children can also be infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, but have a substantially lower risk for developing severe COVID-19 disease compared to adults. A team of scientists from the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH), Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, University of Leipzig Medical Center, and the German Cancer Research…

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