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Entry from: 02.05.2017  
Category: News, Press Releases

New inhibitors curb influenza viruses

Influenza viruses can be dangerous for humans. For this reason, scientists have been looking for ways of stopping this viral infection. Multivalent inhibitors, which bind to the surface of the virus with the aid of numerous ligands, appear to be particularly (...)[more]

Entry from: 20.04.2017  
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Volker Haucke receives the Avanti Award in Lipids

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recognises Volker Haucke for his outstanding scientific achievements in membrane biology[more]

Entry from: 10.04.2017  
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A New Role for Autophagosomes in Neurodegeneration

Autophagosomes are at the center of attention, at least since the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded for research on autophagy in 2016. The much talked about autophagosomes are small membrane vesicles in charge of waste disposal to promote recycling of its (...)[more]

Entry from: 21.03.2017  
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Thomas Jentsch receives prestigious award from the European Research Council

For the second time Thomas Jentsch receives the ERC Advanced Grant. The physician and physicist studies the importance of ion channels for health and disease.[more]

Entry from: 01.02.2017  
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Gamma oscillations coordinate food seeking

Seeking of food is a crucial survival instinct. However, until recently, little was known about how brain regulates this behavior. Scientists at the Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence in Berlin discovered a (...)[more]

Entry from: 05.01.2017  
Category: Press Releases, News

Explaining memory on the molecular level - Reinhart-Koselleck project for Volker Haucke

The molecular pharmacologist and biochemist Volker Haucke has been granted funding in the Koselleck programme of the DFG for highly innovative research into the mechanisms of neuronal communication[more]

Entry from: 21.12.2016  
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New compound eases neuropathic pain from light touch

Study in mice identifies an agent that tunes-down ion channel responsible for mechanical hypersensitivity. The slightest touch can evoke intense pain in patients suffering from nerve injuries or conditions such as diabetic neuropathy. A team of researchers of (...)[more]

Entry from: 20.10.2016  
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New approach for Parkinson's diagnosis with “flux compensator” in the tradition of the Campus Berlin-Buch

A new project for the early detection of Parkinson's disease with strongly magnetized xenon gas has been initiated at FMP. The team led by physicist Leif Schröder has received a three-year grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. This (...)[more]

Entry from: 14.10.2016  
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Cell signalling and protein phosphorylation: a new type of ‘switch’

Scientists from the Francis Crick Institute and the Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie have turned the field of protein phosporylation on its head by showing that phosphorylation of multiple protein sites by the same enzyme does not, as previously (...)[more]

Entry from: 04.10.2016  
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Research on autophagy: Nobel Prize in Medicine for Yoshinori Ohsumi

Yoshinori Ohsumi will receive the nobel prize in medicine for the discovery of the autophagy mechanism. Volker Haucke has been interviewed as an expert: [more]


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