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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.
Prof. Dr. Werner Seeger, Medical Director of the UKGM, talks about his experiences from the Corona pandemic, the importance of lung research and the potential of digitization and AI in his research.Artikel lesen
Marburg-based pharmaceutical company CSL Behring is conducting intensive research on a suitable active substance against Covid-19 with the use of donated blood plasma. A globally active "Plasma Alliance" established for this purpose supports the company's goals.Artikel lesen
A vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 is the saving anchor for millions of people. Healthcare experts from Central Hessen have again come a step closer to this goal. Clinical trials on humans can begin.Artikel lesen
Scientists at Marburg University are testing photodynamic therapy - PDT for short - for its effectiveness in COVID-19 patients. PDT is already being successfully used for other diseases.Artikel lesen
The Data Science working group of Uni Marburg is developing a new biomedical database: CORDITE for future research and drug production.Artikel lesen
For more than three decades Werner Seeger has been researching sudden lung failure caused by viruses. In this interview, Seeger talks about the coronavirus situation at the UKGM, as well as promising studies and what he thinks about political decisions made during this pandemic.Artikel lesen
A vaccine against the respiratory disease MERS could provide a breakthrough against SARS-CoV-2: Scientists at the University of Marburg are playing a major role in the development of an effective vaccine against the coronavirus.Artikel lesen
Corona laboratory tests are scarce – but they are urgently needed to further reduce the number of new infections with COVID-19. One test method is a nasal and throat swab, a testing method which can reliably determine carriers of SARS-CoV-2. BAG Diagnostics has developed a new rapid test for thisArtikel lesen