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The European Research Council awards Ivan Martin (DBM) and Filippo Rijli (FMI) one of the prestigious ERC Synergy Grants.

With their 5.3 Million Euro grant the interdisciplinary team led by Filippe Rijli (Friederich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research) and Ivan Martin aims to find out whether nasal cartilage cells, which have properties of neural crest...

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The DBM is hosting the first International PhD Course on Frontiers in Metastasis Biology.

The course is organized by Momo Bentires-Alj (DBM),  Anna Obenauf (IMP Vienna), and Sakari Vanharanta (MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge). During the three days a group of 25 PhD students from the UK, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, the...

In a collaborative effort Heinz Läubli and co-workers have identified a new potential target to improve T cell activation in immunotherapy.

The researchers focused on the sialoglycan-SAMP/Siglec pathway, in particular on Siglec-9, an inhibitory receptor that is expressed on a broad range of immune cells on which it recognizes sialic acids expressed by tumors. They demonstrate...

Call for applications to the International PhD Program in Biomedicine is open September 1 - October 15

Please check out the details on our website.

The European Research Council has awarded Jan Gründemann an ERC starting grant.

For his research project “Deep brain imaging of cellular mechanisms of sensory processing and learning” the DBM research group leader and SNSF Professor will receive approx. 1.5 million Euro over the next five years. Jan Gründemann's lab...

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Three DBM MD-PhD students receive a competitive national MD-PhD scholarship.

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Swiss Cancer Research Foundation award each year a limited number of competitive three-year MD-PhD scholarships. Repeating the success of...

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A research team led by Prof. Roxane Tussiwand elucidated the cellular origin of plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs).

Their findings, which were recently published in the journal Nature Immunology solve a long standing question about the heterogeneity of pDCs. Using expression profiling of single cells, they identified key transcription factors that are...

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Prof. Claudia Lengerke receives the 2018/2019 research award by the «Fondation Peter Anton & Anna Katharina Miescher» and the Swiss Society of Hematology.

The prize comprises a sum of CHF 100'000 and is awarded every two years.

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The DBM welcomes Prof. Karin Hartmann as new research group leader and Professor of Allergology.

Prof. Hartmann will will build up her laboratory at DBM-Hebelstrasse as of January 1, 2019. Her experimental and clinical research focuses on mastocytosis, is a rare disease in which mast cells accumulate in skin and/or internal...

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In a collaborative effort, the research groups of Prof. Nina Khanna (DBM) and Prof. Martin Fussenegger (D-BSSE, ETHZ) have developed immunomimetic designer cells that protect mice from infection with MRSA.

Their study, which was recently published in Cell, prepares the ground for novel treatment strategies against multi drug resistant bacterial infections in human. UnibasVideoUSB press release Basler Zeitung 20min