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    Pioneering method for stem cell diagnostics: Leif S. Ludwig receives Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Early Career Award

    Biochemist and physician Dr Leif S. Ludwig (40) from the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and the Max Delbrück Center will receive the 2023 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for Young Researchers, as the Scientific Council of the Paul Ehrlich Foundation announced today. Building on the latest technologies for the gene sequencing…

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    Innovative Research and Clinical Care Under One Roof: Rahel Hirsch Center for Translational Medicine of the BIH and Charité Opens its Doors

    On January 19, 2023, the Rahel Hirsch Center for Translational Medicine officially opened next to Charité’s high-rise ward block. The opening ceremony was attended by the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Franziska Giffey; by Berlin’s Senator for Higher Education and Research, Health, Long-Term Care and Gender Equality, Ulrike Gote; and by the State…

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    Professor Il-Kang Na named new director of the BIH Charité Clinician Scientist Program

    Prof. Il-Kang Na became the new director of the BIH Charité Clinician Scientist Program (CSP) on January 1, 2023. The BIH Johanna Quandt Professor succeeds Prof. Duška Dragun, who headed the CSP until her untimely death in late 2020. In 2021 and 2022, Prof. Britta Siegmund and Prof. Dominik N. Müller took charge of the program on an interim…

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    €60 million committed to establish AI and robotics in healthcare

    The EU project TEF-Health aims to test and validate innovative artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics solutions for the healthcare sector and accelerate their path to market. It is led by Prof. Petra Ritter, who heads the Brain Simulation Section at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and at the Department of Neurology and…

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    Dr. Simon Hellwig receives Hentschel Prize 2022 for stroke research

    As a fellow in the BIH Charité Clinician Scientist Program at the Department of Neurology with Experimental Neurology at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Dr. Simon Hellwig is conducting research on the early detection of serious cardiovascular events after a stroke. He has now received the €5,000 Hentschel Prize 2022 for Stroke Research for…

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    Can the neurological side effects of chemotherapy be prevented?

    Chemotherapy is often associated with severe neurological side effects. The multicenter study PREPARE led by Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin now aims to find out whether preventive lithium administration during chemotherapy can alleviate or even entirely prevent neurological complications in breast cancer patients. The SPARK-BIH program of…

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    Einstein Foundation Award – The 2022 Awardees

    The €500,000 Einstein Award for Promoting Quality in Research honors researchers and institutions whose work helps to fundamentally advance the quality and robustness of research findings. The recipient of this year’s international Individual Award is Canadian physician Gordon Guyatt for the development of best practices for all areas of clinical…

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    Gene Technology Report is now based at the BIH: new brochure and public event on RNA

    The monitoring and interdisciplinary research group Gene Technology Report seeks to promote an objective discourse on genetic technologies in Germany. Renowned natural scientists, social scientists, and humanities scholars present the current state of the art in the field through periodic reports and special topic volumes, taking into account…

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