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The DBM welcomes Andrea Ottolini-Voellmy as DBM head operations

I was born and raised in Basel. After high school, I got a diploma as executive assistant and studied social anthropology, sociology and MGU at the University of Basel. After several professional stages in the private industry, I have been…
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Anne-Katrin Pröbstel receives the 2021 Fritz-and-Ursula-Melchers-Postdoctoral Prize from the German Society of Immunology

Anne-Katrin Pröbstel, SNF Eccellenza Professor and research group leader at the Department of Biomedicine and senior physician in the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Basel has been awarded with the…
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Improving leukemia therapy with targeted treatment approaches (Meyer lab)

In chronic leukemias, blocking the overactive kinase JAK2 by a targeted therapy approach is only mitigating the patients’ symptoms, but cannot truly change the course of the disease. A study by the University of Basel has shown that it may…
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The DBM welcomes Dr. Lucas Boeck as new research group leader

Dear Lucas Congratulations on your new research group. We would like to ask you 5 questions to get to know you and your work better. What is the name of your research group? Pulmonary infection biology What is your focus? What is your…
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Statistics with a kick: Data analysis reveals cancer genes (Piscuoglio Lab)

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed an analytical method to detect genes involved in the development of cancer. Using this approach, they were able to identify a number of new cancer genes, including one that plays a role…
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Nasal cartilage relieves osteoarthritis in the knee (Martin Lab and Barbero Lab)

Cartilage cells from the nasal septum can not only help repair cartilage injuries in the knee – according to researchers from the University of Basel and the University Hospital Basel, they can also withstand the chronic inflammatory tissue…
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Viruses leave traces for long after infection (Pinschewer lab)

Viruses do not always kill the cells they infect. Researchers at the University of Basel have discovered in experiments with mice that cells have the power to self-heal and eliminate viruses. However, these cells undergo long-term changes.…
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Building application for the new DBM building submitted

With the submission of the building application to the Building and Transport Department of the Canton of Basel-Stadt, the building permit procedure begins. Construction is scheduled to begin in the course of 2023. It is expected to take…
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New DBM management structure

After the handover of the DBM Chair from Radek Skoda to Ivan Martin on June 1st, 2021, the new organization chart of the Department and the composition of the leadership have been approved by the Partner Institutions (Basel University and…
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Researchers identify how to prevent cancer metastases (Bentires-Alj Lab)

Metastases can develop in the body even years after apparently successful cancer treatment. They originate from cancer cells that migrated from the original tumor to other organs, and which can lie there inactive for a considerable time.…