News

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

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Jan Hengstler at the International Bile Acid Meeting

At the „XXVI International Bile Acid Meeting: Bile Acids in Health and Disease 2022“ in Amsterdam, Prof. Hengstler gave a lecture on „An integrated framework of bile flux: from solute diffusion to bile flow“. The topic was a new pathophysiological concept of …

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Best Presentation Award for Nikita Rajendra Sharma, Jai Prakash Kushvah und Gerhard Rinkenauer

At the 16th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Psychology in Montreal, Canada, Nikita Rajendra Sharma, Jai Prakash Kushvah and Gerhard Rinkenauer from the Ergonomics Department received the Best Presentation Award for their presentation …

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Mesothelioma of the testis: histopathological examination essential for classification

Mesotheliomas are very aggressive tumours, almost exclusively caused by asbestos, which are very often occupational. Between 2014 and 2020, four out of five cases of testicular mesothelioma assessed at an institute were recognised as occupational diseases. The …

Awards

Patrick Nell receives doctoral award in the field of chemical biology from TU Dortmund

June 15, 2022 The Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at TU Dortmund awarded this year’s doctoral award in the field of chemical biology to Patrick Nell. The award comes with a certificate and prize money of €500. The festive award ceremony took place …

Research

Interruption of bile acid uptake by liver cells after paracetamol overdose mitigates liver damage

Poisoning with paracetamol (acetaminophen – APAP) is a common cause of liver failure. However, not all the correlations that lead to liver damage from APAP are yet known. Especially the role of bile acids is unclear. The Leibniz Research Centre for Working …

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IfADo at the AOK company run 2022

A week ago, after a break of two years, the AOK company run took place again in Phoenix-West. IfADo was also at the start with around 20 runners. The 6.7-kilometre circuit could be run or walked. First to cross the finish line from IfADo were Philipp Gabrys, …

Immunology

Dopamine can influence bone metabolism in arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory disease of the joints. Nowadays, there are many therapies that can significantly reduce the symptoms However, bone loss and osteoporosis are still a problem. Most osteoporosis therapies aim to inhibit …

Practice

Launch of the European research and innovation PARC programme to improve chemical risk assessment

The European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals (PARC) is seeking to develop next-generation chemical risk assessment, incorporating both human health and the environment in a „One Health“ approach. It will help support the European Union’s …

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IfADo at City Cycling 2022

The researchers at IfADo took part in the city cycling event again this year and cycled a lot of kilometres. The aim of the initiative is to cycle as much as possible, both professionally and privately. This year, 428 teams cycled a total of 1,106,879 …