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Entry from: 28.11.2018  
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More sensitive MRI diagnostics thanks to innovative “elastic” contrast media

Researchers from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), that requires less contrast medium compared to current methods. It is made possible (...)[more]

Entry from: 26.11.2018  
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Researchers identify potential active drug substance for rare disease

Cavernous malformations in the brain: Indirubin-3-monoxime may be able to relieve symptoms In a wide-ranging study involving zebrafish, a consortium of the Hannover Medical School (MHH) and the University of Potsdam (UP) led by Professor Salim Seyfried has (...)[more]

Entry from: 19.11.2018  
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Wissenschaftspreis für Leibniz-Molekularbiologen Thomas J. Jentsch und Entwicklungsforscher - Stifterverband und Leibniz-Gemeinschaft würdigen gesellschaftsrelevante Forschung

Der Wissenschaftspreis des Stifterverbandes „Gesellschaft braucht Wissenschaft“ geht in diesem Jahr an Thomas J. Jentsch vom Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie sowie an Macartan Humphreys vom Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, (...)[more]

Entry from: 16.11.2018  
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A new Research Training Group focuses on Peptides, the “little brothers and sisters” of proteins

TU Berlin is to act as host university of the new “Bioactive Peptides – Innovative Aspects of Synthesis and Biosynthesis” Research Training Group (RTG2473/1). The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved the funding of this new Research Training Group on 9 (...)[more]

Entry from: 25.09.2018  
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EU-OPENSCREEN als europäische Forschungsinfrastruktur ausgezeichnet - weniger Hürden bei der Suche nach neuen Wirkstoffen

Die Europäische Kommission verleiht dem Konsortium EU-OPENSCREEN den begehrten Status European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC). Das Konsortium bündelt die Infrastruktur von 20 Forschungsinstituten aus bislang sieben europäischen Ländern. Am 25. (...)[more]

Entry from: 28.08.2018  
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Presynapses come in a packet – Berlin Scientists Identify the Components and Architecture of Neuronal Contact Sites

Synapses are the interfaces for information exchange between neurons. Teams of scientists working with Professor Dr. Volker Haucke, Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin, and (...)[more]

Entry from: 08.08.2018  
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A molecular switch may serve as new target point for cancer and diabetes therapies

If certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. A mechanism recently discovered by scientists at the Leibniz- Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin and at the University of Geneva has (...)[more]

Entry from: 17.07.2018  
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Volume-Regulated Anion Channels Increase Sugar Sensitivity of Insulin-Producing Cells

Insulin, an important hormone regulating blood sugar levels in the body, is produced in glucose-sensing β-cells located in the pancreas. The notion of volume-regulated anion channels (VRACs) modulating the release of this key hormone was suspected for some time (...)[more]

Entry from: 14.05.2018  
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High Honors for Christian Hackenberger

The European Peptide Society honors scientist Christian Hackenberger with the Leonidas Zervas Award 2018 for his outstanding success in peptide research. This is one of the most coveted awards for exceptional scientists in the field of peptide research. [more]

Entry from: 04.05.2018  
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When Bacteria Build Homes

Bacteria like to make their gooey homes along boundary surfaces to protect themselves from inclement conditions and attacks. So far, however, the architectural strategy of these bacteria has eluded researchers. A team working with the scientists Anne Diehl (...)[more]


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