News

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

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Research

When does liver cirrhosis develop into liver cancer? New study to identify risk factors

Worldwide, liver cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths and the incidence rate for this tumour disease is increasing. Liver cancer is usually diagnosed at an advanced stage, when only systemic therapies are possible. In a new research project, …
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Psychology & Neurosciences

Chronotype influences cognitive functions and basic parameters of human brain physiology

Scientists at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors in Dortmund (IfADo) are exploring the connection between chronotype physiological processes in the human brain. The latest findings have now been published in Nature …

Research

Karolina Edlund receives funding for spatial resolution of tissue samples

The European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) regularly awards funding to researchers to be able to analyse spatial biomarkers in cancer research more precisely (European Whole Transcription Atlas Grant). This year, Karolina Edlund from the IfADo …
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Application

New method for predicting the success of breast cancer therapy provides more certainty

In a collaboration with the Faculty of Statistics at TU Dortmund and the University Medical Center in Mainz, a research team at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors in Dortmund (IfADo) has developed a test that can be used to …

Research

New research project analyses different disease stages of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for therapeutic steps

In a new research project, the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors in Dortmund (IfADo) and partner institutions are analysing the different stages of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, from benign steatosis to cancer development. …
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Research

Project start: IfADo, ISAS and UKE research new corona testing and immunity determinations

The Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo), Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS – e.V. and the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) are working together on novel testing strategies for …
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Psychology & Neurosciences

SFB Extinction Learning enters second funding phase with IfADo

The German Research Foundation approved the second funding phase for SFB 1280 „Extinction Learning“, which involves researchers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), the University of Duisburg-Essen, the Philipps-Universität Marburg and the Leibniz Research …

Ergonomics

IfADo is part of the German Center for Mental Health

The BMBF has announced the establishment of a German Centre for Mental Health in Bochum. The IfADo will contribute its competences in the field of labour research. Mental illnesses mean a considerable loss of quality of life for those affected and represent an …

Research

Studying a new therapeutic approach for HER2+ breast cancer

Despite the considerable progress made in the development of new therapies, breast cancer remains the most common cause of cancer-related death in women in Germany. New treatment options are therefore needed, thus prompting scientists to continuously …