To mark the 25th anniversary of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC), the Board of Directors has introduced the research institute’s highest accolade to date. The new award recognizes those who have made particularly significant contributions to the MDC, and consists of the Max Delbrück Center Badge of Honor together with a certificate of honorary membership. The award will […]
The founding of MDC on the Buch Campus is at once a piece of contemporary history and the history of science. A conversation with Jens Reich.
The MDC immunologist Professor Klaus Rajewsky has been awarded honorary membership in the German Society for Immunology (DGfI) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in immune system research. The honor was bestowed on him in Erlangen during the DGfI’s 47th annual meeting.
In recognition of his outstanding scientific achievements in kidney research, MDC researcher Prof. Kai Schmidt-Ott has been chosen by the German Society of Nephrology (DGFN) to receive the Dr. Werner Jackstädt Research Award.
With April 1st, systems biologist Markus Landthaler of the MDC has been appointed Professor for “RNA Systems Biology” at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
Medical imaging has an unavoidable side effect: MRI machines generate heat. Thoralf Niendorf has now been awarded an ERC Advanced grant to turn this feature into a tool to study the role of temperature in animal bodies. A second ERC Advanced Grant goes to Thomas Jentsch, who will explore the functions of ion channels in health and disease.
What do short fingers and high blood pressure in common? And how bad is salt really for our health? Fred Luft is more than a researcher, he is a physician as well. Now, he celebrated his 75th birthday.
Moving from mitochondrial research to stem cell biology gave Alessandro Prigione new tools and perspectives. Now he has made a model of mitochondrial disease from stem cells with promising results.
2017’s first new research group at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) has started its work: Dr. Suphansa Sawamiphak and her team investigate the role of macrophages in myocardial infarction.
On this day 25 years ago, the MDC was officially named after the geneticist Max Delbrück. Many things have changed since then. The MDC’s Director Martin Lohse looks forward into the future: What will the research center look like in 2042?