News RSS Feed for our News CGFeedMaker 1.0.17 on CMS Made Simple ( ) 3D molecular syringes Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany Scientists solve structure of infection tool used by Yersinia Abdominal pain, fever, diarrhoea – these symptoms could point to an infection with the bacterium Yersinia. The bacterium’s pathogenic... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:40:06 +0200 Chemists develop innovative nano-sensors for multiple proteins Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz Test strips bearing gold nano-particles as sensor elements can detect numerous proteins simultaneously / New concept with potential applications in medicine, environmental technology, and foodstuff analysis Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:33:12 +0200 Discovery of novel gene mutations in leukemia patients opens up personalized therapy options Neuherberg, August 1, 2013. Specific mutations (N676K) in the FLT3 receptor can contribute to the development of acute myeloid leukemia. The FLT3 receptor regulates cell growth,... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:29:31 +0200 18.07.2013 New Methods to Visualize Bacterial Cell-to-Cell Communication Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a live-cell fluorescent labeling that makes bacterial cell-to-cell communication pathways visible. The communication between bacterial cells is essential in the regulation of processes... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:02:36 +0200 Alzheimer´s: disease-associated biomarker changes in cerebrospinal fluid of transgenic mice Hertie-Institut für klinische Hirnforschung (HIH) Tübingen, Germany – In the current issue of Science Translational Medicine, Luís Maia and Stephan Kaeser from the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:50:22 +0200 Dear Friends and Colleagues, E-learning is a challenging new approach to bringing knowledge to a global classroom. Precisely, because this approach is best suited for the contribution of academic capacity building in fighting the global problem of malnutrition, we... Tue, 21 May 2013 14:11:16 +0200 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:32:48 +0200 For the first time, scientists have mapped the entire genome of four tapeworm species. Their publication in "Nature" magazine reveals new weak spots of the parasites – they seem to be susceptible to standard cancer drugs. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:20:33 +0100 Dialysis: Blood Protein as a Risk Factor   A modified blood protein increases the mortality risk in patients undergoing dialysis treatment. This has been reported by researchers from Würzburg and Boston in the journal "Science Translational Medicine". They... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:59:29 +0100 T-helper-1-cell cytokines drive cancer into senescence. Cancer control by adaptive immunity involves a number of defined death and clearance mechanisms. Braumüller, H. et al. (2013), TH1 Cell Cytokines drive Cancer into Senescence, Nature, doi: 10.1038/nature11824. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:56:42 +0100 Procalcitonin as a diagnostic marker for sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Procalcitonin is the best prognostic marker available at acute systemic inflammatory diseases, but it cannot be the only basis for making decisions Published recently in "Lancet... Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:28:39 +0100 Six science institutions from Northern Germany, which are internationally well-known in the microbial genome research, put their competences together in a joint research centre. The following institutions are participating: the Universities of Göttingen and Greifswald, the Technical University of Braunschweig,... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:08:46 +0100 Setting the stage for personalised medicine, researchers decode major immune cell's protein content   Scientists at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) have analysed for the first time all the proteins inside natural killer (NK) cells... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:44:14 +0100 Researchers show: Sophisticated transport system helps immune cells quickly detect infections   "Danger!" signals TLR9, the molecular sensor, whenever it recognizes bacterial or viral genetic information, specifically DNA. Instantly, the immune system initiates the process of fighting off... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:33:05 +0100 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:33:40 +0100 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:28:08 +0100 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:43:37 +0200 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:42:36 +0200 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:42:03 +0200 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:40:38 +0200 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:39:29 +0200 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:38:20 +0200