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Radek Skoda wins the David Grimwade Prize 2020 of the European Hematology Association

At the 25th Annual Meeting of the European Hematology Association (EHA), the Grimwade Award will be presented to Prof. Radek Skoda, Head of Experimental Hematology and Head of DBM, for his work in the field of myeloproliferative neoplasias....
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Ivan Martin new designated Head of the DBM

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Prof. Dr. Ivan Martin for being elected as the designated new head of the DBM by the „Koordinationsgremium Medizin“ / KOG. He will take over the DBM leadership from Prof. Dr. Radek Skoda in one...
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Covid-19 research at DBM

Researchers at the DBM are working to better understand the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease. The research groups of Christoph Hess and Christoph Berger have received funding from the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health (BRCCH) to...
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Anne-Katrin Pröbstel receives Ellermann-Award 2020 from the Swiss Neurological Society

Anne-Katrin Pröbstel, project leader in the Clinical Neuroimmunology group at the DBM and Neurology resident at the University Hospital Basel, is the recipient of the Ellermann-Prize in Neurology 2020. She is honored for her work on the...
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Prof. Petr Broz appointed Professor for Immunology at the Medical Faculty / DBM

Prof. Dr. Petr Broz, current Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne, will start his appointment and research laboratory at the DBM-Mattenstrasse on January 1st 2021. The professorship in Immunology had been vacant since 2017 when...
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Daniela Finke’s research group shows how microbiota-induced tissue signals regulate ILC3-mediated antigen presentation

Frank Lehman, Nicole von Burg and colleagues from Basel, Bern, and Vienna revealed biological circuits for tissue-specific regulation of ILC3-dependent T cell responses. The study, published in Nature Communications, provides important...
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Assistant professorship in cellular immunotherapy for Heinz Läubli

Prof. Heinz Läubli, DBM research group leader of the Cancer Immunotherapy lab, has started his 5 year assistance professorship in cellular immunotherapy on April 1st 2020. The professorship is supported by the Foundation for Research on...
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Jan Gründemann receives the Research Prize 2020 of the Swiss Brain League.

The DBM congratulates Prof. Jan Gründemann, research group leader of the Sensory processing and behaviour research group, with this achievement for his research on how the brain codes behavioral states of fear. He shares the prize with...
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Jan Niess’ research group shows that CD98hc regulates macrophage development in the gut.

Philipp Wuggenig and colleagues of the Gastroenterology group of Prof. Jan Niess at the DBM and Clarunis showed, in collaboration with national and international researchers, how the branched-chain amino acid transporter CD98hc regulates...
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Carolyn King’s research group shows that specialized helper cells contribute to immunological memory

Marko Künzli, David Schreiner, and collaborators from Basel, Cambridge and the US demonstrated in a recent article published in Science Immunology that T follicular helper cells (Tfh) live much longer than previously thought and contribute...