News

In this section are listed news about important publications, research projects and events.

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Research

Study on urinary bladder cancer as a result of spinal cord injury awarded the Herbert Lauterbach Prize

A study investigating urinary bladder cancer as a late consequence of spinal injuries has been awarded the Herbert Lauterbach Prize by the BG Hospitals. The research group of lead author Ralf Böthig, Medical Director of Neuro-Urology at the BG Hospital …
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Research

FELICE H2020 Project: Research Update by IfADo

The IfADo researchers completed a focus group survey to find out what concerns are among workers when collaborating with a mobile robot colleague.
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Ergonomics

FELICE: IfADo’s task

Introduction human-robot collaboration does not necessarily result in improving work. From the point of ergonomics, automation technology should also result an increase in human well-being. This is one major focus in the FELICE project.

Psychology & Neurosciences

How genes, brain characteristics and intelligence are connected

Genes influence different structures and the function of the brain. These in turn explain differences in behaviour. Analysing all three aspects at once is a challenge – but has now been achieved.

Research

New potential therapeutic approach for HER2-positive breast cancer discovered

Resistance to HER2-targeted therapies can be a problem when treating patients with HER2-positive (HER2+) breast cancer. Therefore, the identification of new therapies for this patient group is important.

Awards

Four scientists receive the Dortmund Biomedicine Prize 2022

March 9, 2023 Yesterday, the Association for the Promotion of Biomedical and Clinical Research awarded four scientists in three categories. The award was given for scientifically outstanding work in the field of biomedical research that was carried out in …

Awards

Kuri Takahashi receives International Brain Stimulation Best Poster Award

At this year’s International Brain Stimulation Conference in Portugal at the end of February, Kuri Takahashi, a PhD student in the Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, was awarded for her poster presentation.

Research

What mechanisms are at work in paracetamol poisoning of the liver?

Acetaminophen poisoning (APAP) is the second most common cause of liver transplantation worldwide. However, not all the correlations that lead to liver damage from APAP are yet known.