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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.
A research team from Central Hessen is testing a new strategy in the fight against corona: a substance that inhibits a cell's own enzyme and thus reduces the reproduction of different viruses.Artikel lesen
The Gießen-based company Munditia Technologies GmbH has developed an antiviral and antibacterial surface coating with long-term effect that kills SARS-CoV-2 viruses. This development could be a worldwide breakthrough for hygiene measures against the corona pandemic.Artikel lesen
One litre of blood plasma can be used in 17 different product lines against rare diseases: The Marburg-based biotechnology company CSL Behring uses the plasma to produce drugs for the treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE) and haemophilia.Artikel lesen
Dr. Nadine Biedenkopf, a scientist from Marburg, is researching substances against dangerous viruses such as Ebola. Silvestrol gives hope.Artikel lesen
Many people around the world snore. However, if left untreated, snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea, which can lead to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. To prevent such outcomes, Marburg-based experts are researching therapeutic methods to treat sleep and respiratory disorders.Artikel lesen
Digitalization is changing the healthcare system: E-Health combines the latest IT technologies with medicine. The aim is to offer modern, patient-friendly care.Artikel lesen
Early detection of cancer can save lives. Laser microdissection enables specific cell examinations and precise cancer research.Artikel lesen
Researchers in Central Hessen, Germany, are taking up the fight against Antibiotic resistance, including a search for new ways to combat infectious diseases.Artikel lesen