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Trend report: Focus on cardiovascular research
Scientists around the globe are currently conducting research on cardiac insufficiency, infarcts, pulmonary hypertension or atherosclerosis. Their goal is to gain a better understanding of the development of cardiovascular diseases at the molecular level.
Trend report telemedicine: video chat with the doctor
The spread of the corona crisis is driving the use of telemedicine via video chats. Patients thereby avoid the risk of infection in the waiting room.
How Big Data accelerates drug development
The contract research organization Alcedis, founded in Giessen, knows how to accelerate the drug development process with the help of innovative software systems - for the benefit of medicine and patients.
Why is donating blood plasma so important? Plasma serves as a raw material for the production of life-saving drugs. To ensure the production of these therapeutics, plasma donors are urgently needed - especially, now, during the pandemic.Artikel lesen
In the search for medicines to treat COVID-19, lung researchers from Giessen are testing an existing active ingredient that has already been proven to prevent lung damage.Artikel lesen
Prof. Dr. Katharina Krause has been President of the Philipps University of Marburg for almost 10 years. Here she talks about the special features of Marburg and why young researchers appreciate the city.Artikel lesen
Multi-resistant pathogens become dangerous when they enter the body through wounds and cause infections. Researchers from the Gießen University want to get better insights in the core of these pathogens to hinder their spreading.Artikel lesen
Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee, the President of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, speaks about top-level research and scientific excellence in science as well as current challenges in medicine.Artikel lesen
Prof. Dr. Harald Renz is medical director of the University Hospital Marburg. As a laboratory physician, he knows exactly how important individualized clinical diagnostics are.Artikel lesen
Prof. Dr. Ralph Schermuly is an expert in the field of experimental pathophysiology and pulmonary hypertension. Since 2011 he and his team have been conducting research on causes and disease mechanisms to better understand pulmonary hypertension.Artikel lesen
At the Center for Unknown and Rare Diseases (ZusE) at Marburg University Hospital, patients find help from Prof. Juergen Schaefer.Artikel lesen