News

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

pink ribbon, which symbolises breast cancer

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. …

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 …

Research

New insights into the functioning of the liver

In Germany, as many as five million people suffer from liver diseases. The liver is a resilient and complex organ which we do not understand enough even in its basic functioning. A team at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors …
Minister Julia Klöckner and Wiebke Albrecht.

Awards

Animal Welfare Research Prize 2019 for IfADo toxicologists

Wiebke Albrecht, a PhD student at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) receives the “Animal Welfare Research Prize 2019” by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (23.10.2019). Together with an …
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Research

How breast cancer cells use fat to protect themselves

Breast cancer is the most frequent type of cancer in women in Germany. Why cancer cells are so viable is a central research question. Dr. Cristina Cadenas, a researcher at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo), and her …
Dr. Ahmed Ghallab

Awards

GASL award 2019 for Ahmed Ghallab

The German Association for the Study of the Liver (GASL) has honored Dr. Ahmed Ghallab with the GASL award of the YAEL foundation 2019. The award is donated annually with 3.000 euro. The best scientific publication of the previous year is chosen by the board …