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Education, research, economy: The intensive networking in the health sector and medicine makes the location of Central Hesse special throughout Germany.
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.
The fight against SARS-CoV-2 can be conducted on different levels. Alcedis is currently participating in three clinical studies on coronavirus infection.Artikel lesen
A research team from the University of Marburg has successfully used the cancer drug ruxolitinib to treat a 65-year-old female patient suffering from acute lung failure after coronavirus infection.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
Researchers at the University of Marburg have analyzed the mechanisms of active pharmaceutical ingredients in the form of paper pills. To accomplish their work, they are using innovative terahertz spectroscopy.Artikel lesen
The new Centre for Rare Diseases in Children (ZSEGi) combines research approaches with specialist knowledge to treat rare diseases in children.Artikel lesen
Respirators are now a scarce commodity. Scientists from the Technical University of Central Hesse (THM) and the University Hospital Giessen/Marburg (UKGM) want to change this with a simple and cost-effective solution.Artikel lesen
International companies have now joined the alliance to develop a potential plasma therapy. Researchers from CSL Behring are also playing a key role.Artikel lesen
The German Federal Ministry of Agriculture has declared all employees in the veterinary medicine sector as systemically relevant in the corona crisis. Even so, this order is not enough for Giessen veterinarians - they are working on a wide range of support for the human sector.Artikel lesen