Philipp Wahle of the lab of Robert Zinzen developed a highly resolved virtual model of a fly embryo, which shows which genes are active in which cell. He received the MDC PhD Prize at the annual Graduate Ceremony on November 24, 2017 for the paper in which he published these results. Two second-place publications were awarded […]
Prizes & Awards
Under a new grant from the EU, Marina Chekuleava of the MDC will lead a multinational consortium to find common mechanisms in diverse motor neuron diseases
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.
Prof. Holger Gerhardt of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and an international team of collaborators receive a $6 million grant from the Fondation Leducq.
The Berlin-based neuroscientist was named Honorary Doctor by the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) on May 2, 2017.
Prof. Thomas J. Jentsch knows: Results from basic research in biology sometimes can quickly become relevant for medicine. He tells us how this happened with one of his subjects of research.
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.
David H. Gutmann, the US neurologist, and Prof. Maike Sander, a diabetes researcher at the University of California, San Diego, USA, have now been granted the Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Pharmacologist Prof. Martin Lohse, who is Scientific Director of the MDC received the Poulsson Medal by The Norwegian Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (NSFT). The scientific award honors Prof. Lohse’s scientific contribution to the field and his efforts in teaching.