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Latest News from the InVitro-World

  • Pesticides damage nerve cells
    Glyphosate-based pesticides can have a damaging effect on the peripheral nervous system. Scientists at the University Hospital in Essen have obtained this finding through investigations with cell cultures.
    Written on Wednesday, 05 December 2018 10:41 Read more...
  • Frankfurt University: Panel Discussion with Donald E. Ingber from Havard University
    This week, everything is all about organ systems on microchips at Goethe University in Frankfurt. As part of the this year's Friedrich Merz Foundation Guest Professorship, the outstanding American scientist Prof. Donald E. Ingber from Harvard University in Boston will inform about his work at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. During a scientific symposium on December 5 and a citizens' forum on December 6, interested students and laypersons will have the opportunity to meet the researcher and debate with him about his work.
    Written on Monday, 03 December 2018 13:51 Read more...
  • PEI: Chromatin-opening Element improves stem cell yield
    Scientists at Paul Ehrlich Institute have developed a method with which the reliable production of genetically modified induced pluripotent stem cells can be improved.
    Written on Friday, 30 November 2018 11:15 Read more...
  • DFG funding for in vitro research into Parkinson's disease
    A research project on Parkinson's disease has started at the Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences. Cell culture methods using dopamine-producing nerve cells will be standardized and in vitro disease models will be generated for therapeutic treatment.
    Written on Wednesday, 28 November 2018 10:52 Read more...
  • DFG supports 3D tissue construct research
    Starting in April 2019, the German Research Foundation will fund a new Research Training Group at RWTH Aachen University. It is going to investigate mechanisms of the formation of border or cover tissues. The basic research results will contribute to the development of complex tissue models that can be used for drug development and the replacement of animal experiments.
    Written on Monday, 12 November 2018 13:55 Read more...
  • Interview with Ursula M. Händel Research Award Winner
    An interesting interview with one of the two this year' winners of the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Research Prize, private lecturer Dr. Dr. Hamid Noori, can be read on the platform Laborpraxis.de.
    Written on Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:37 Read more...