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    Claudia Langenberg elected as EMBO member

    The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has elected Professor Claudia Langenberg of the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH), and of the Precision Healthcare University Research Institute (PHURI) at Queen Mary University of London, as a new member. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, EMBO supports talented researchers at all…

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    Multiple myeloma: Early detection of aggressive tumors

    Multiple myeloma is one of the most common forms of cancer of the immune cells in the bone marrow. It is considered incurable. Even when patients respond to treatment at first, the cancer comes back. To be able to intervene faster and on a more targeted basis, researchers at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Berlin Institute of Health at…

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    In severe COVID-19 cases, neutrophils work around the clock

    The course of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections depends not only on how aggressive the virus is, but also on the immune response of the infected individual. Using single-cell analyses, a group of researchers led by Samantha Praktiknjo of the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH), Markus Landthaler of the Max Delbrück Center and Jakob Trimpert…

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    Researchers of the BIH decipher mechanisms of liver regeneration

    Scientists from the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and Open Targets together with colleagues from the University of Cambridge, and Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, UK, uncovered mechanisms driving regeneration of the liver during chronic liver disease. This regenerative process allows the liver to repair itself when chronically…

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    BIH Researchers develop theory on traveling waves of activity in the human brain

    Researchers at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) have used brain simulations to develop a theory on the formation of traveling waves of activity. These waves influence cognitive processes in the human brain such as learning or remembering. Understanding traveling waves of activity can support in treating patients with cognitive…

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    Systems hematology: Simon Haas receives Heisenberg professorship

    In March 2024, Dr. Simon Haas received a funding commitment from the German Research Association (DFG) for a Heisenberg professorship in systems hematology at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH). Haas, who leads a lab within the joint research focus of the BIH, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, and the Max Delbrück Center, is…

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