The project Hauptstadt der Wissenschaftlerinnen, or Capital of Women in Science – backed by the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and the Berlin Senate Chancellery – wants to raise the visibility of Berlin’s female scientists through Wikipedia articles. Three workshops will give interested members of the public an opportunity to learn…
Press release Equal Opportunity
Press release Genetics/Genomics
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 Biomechanics
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 Cell Biology/Single Cells
Dr. Stefanie Grosswendt is a junior group leader in the joint Focus Area “Single Cell Approaches for Personalized Medicine” of the BIH, the MDC and Charité. She is working on new methods for analyzing how single cells interact during embryonic development. Her research can be applied to neuroblastoma, a cancer of early childhood in which individual…