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Georg Holländer (DBM) and Sai Reddy (D-BSSE) will head the new Botnar Research Centre for Child Health

DBM research group leader Georg Holländer will be the foundig director of the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health at the University of Basel and ETH Zürich.Uninews

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Sara Meyer receives SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship

The DBM congratulates PD Dr. Dr. Sara Meyer, who was awarded a SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship (  for her project "Mechanisms and targeting of oncogenic MAPK...

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DBM research group leaders Peter Itin and Ivan Martin were elected to members of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) Senate has elected Prof. Peter Itin as honorary member and Prof. Ivan Martin as member of the SAMS Senate. They will receive their certificate at the award ceremony on November 29, 2018. ...

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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...