Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes hepatitis B, an infectious disease that afflicts 230 million people worldwide, thereof 440 000 in Germany. Persistence of the virus in liver cells leads to progressive organ damage in the patient...
An international team headed by scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg University Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has conducted a comprehensive molecular analysis of a subgroup of...
Heidelberg University Hospital will be playing a key role in a new four-year project which aims to transform future dental care across Europe
Mainz, Heidelberg, Stuttgart June 2015 – The newly established "IMMUNO-TRANSPORTER" consor-tium will collaborate to develop innovative approaches in the field of cancer immunotherapy. The collaboration is made possible through...
A gene that influences the communication between nerve cells has a higher mutation rate in schizophrenia patients than in healthy individuals / Previously unknown gene mutations show a functional effect in nerve cells / Parallels...
New mouse model for autism: Mutated gene causes parts of the brain to degenerate, leading to behavioral deficits / Geneticists from Heidelberg publish study in Molecular Psychiatry / Better understanding can help deal with disease
A rare form of an iron overload disorder kills pancreatic function, Heidelberg scientists find.
Joint press release of the German Cancer Research Center and the Heidelberg University Hospital
In patients over 60, hemicraniectomies save lives but do not prevent severe disability / Clinical study led by Heidelberg University Hospital’s Neurology and Neurosurgery pub-lished in New England Journal of Medicine
New methods for vascular research reduce number of experimental animals / Human umbilical cord cells mimic vessel walls
Award endowed with 250,000 euros goes to an ''internationally outstanding research personality''
Continuous weight gain after application of three psychotherapy approaches/Two new special therapy methods most effective/Researchers from Tübingen and Heidelberg university hospital psychosomatic departments publish findings in...
Study led by Heidelberg University Hospital’s Department of Surgery proves advantages of immediate surgery over delaying surgery until after antibiotic treatment/Publication in Annals of Surgery
Stronger networking of neurons in the spinal cord promotes pain memory: Researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital and Heidelberg University publish findings in Neuron
Interaction at minimal dose identical to therapeutically effective dose / Pharmacological studies becoming more reliable / Study published in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Joint press release of German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ), Roche, Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg) and National Center for Tumor Diseases (Nationales Centrum für...
Europe-wide network for investigating irritable bowel syndrome headed by Heidelberg University Hospital/European Science Foundation provides 500,000 euros in funding for understanding causes, improving options for diagnosis and...
On October 29, 2012, German Minister of Education and Research Annette Schavan and Baden-Württemberg’s Minister of Science, Research, and the Arts Theresia Bauer dedicated the innovative large medical device for tumor irradiation...
Heidelberg researchers identify vast differences after five and ten years/Lack of cost reimbursement for anti-rejection drugs in the United States possible factor/Publication in Transplantation
Heidelberg virologists decode natural blockade mechanism in the target cells of the HIV virus/Publication in the international journal Nature Medicine
The Heidelberg Collaborative Transplant Study evaluates data on approx. 500,000 transplantations worldwide / Scientific basis for organ allocation and transplant treatment
Clinical study demonstrates effectiveness of temozolomide in this age group for the first time / Genetic testing facilitates decision between chemotherapy and radiation
Excellent treatment results testify to high quality of care at Heidelberg University Hospital’s Breast Center / First publication of prospectively collected data in Germany
Two regions of the brain which are considered to be pivotal for spatial orientation and memory are directly connected with each other via long projections of inhibitory neurons. This is reported in the journal Science by a team...
Adding a sugar to water during pregnancy protects embryos from defects/Heidelberg University Hospital researchers’ results published in Nature Medicine
Defective hemoglobin prevents the establishment of an important transport system of the malaria parasite in infected blood cells/Heidelberg researchers’ results published in Science
Heidelberg scientists develop model for studying varicose veins / Results published in renowned journal
Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and Heidelberg University Hospital have discovered a new metabolic pathway / Successful research alliance publishes results in Nature
A team of physicians from Heidelberg, Montreal, and Paris report on the successful treatment of three young children in the New England Journal of Medicine
Blockade of glutamate receptors in peripheral nerve endings inhibits chronic pain
Results comparable with regular transplantation / Published in “Transplantation”
In an animal model, angiotensin influences the immune system / Heidelberg and Stanford neurologists publish in the “Journal of Clinical Investigation” Joint press release from Heidelberg University Hospital and the German...
Antibiotic treatment during the liver stage of malaria generates strong protective immunity
Almost 50 percent of patients without even minimal residual disease/ Study led by hematologists from Heidelberg published in “Blood”
Clinical study proves the effectiveness of acupuncture for heart failure/ Heidelberg cardiologists publish in “Heart”
Substance in broccoli supports cancer therapy / Researchers in Heidelberg publish in “Cancer Research”
Inner structure of nerve synapses defective in patients / Human geneticists from Heidelberg publish in “Nature Genetics”
Heidelberg University Hospital signs a contract with the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia
Tumor-specific antibodies in the blood might be another step in early cancer detection
Heidelberg neuroscientists verify for the first time the function of inhibiting communication / Published in “Neuron”
President Mubarak recovering steadily
The electronic drug information system “AiDKlinik” reduces the number of adverse drug interactions and adverse events
Pediatricians in Heidelberg set up a special laboratory / Project financing from the Dietmar Hopp Foundation
Maturation disorders of nerve terminals may trigger autism / Researchers in Heidelberg publish in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences”
Neurosurgeons in Heidelberg perform the world’s first operation on the “habenula” to treat depression/ Cooperation with psychiatrists from the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim
Motility mechanism of malaria pathogens explained / Heidelberg researchers publish in “Cell Host & Microbe”
EU study with more than 11,000 pupils to start in January 2010 at Heidelberg University Hospital
Unstable structural elements of the heart muscle lead to heart failure / Heidelberg cardiologists publish in Nature Medicine
Worldwide unique facility expands treatment options for cancer / Clinical testing of innovative targeted radiotherapy
Heidelberg cardiologists repair a leaking mitral valve in a beating heart / Only a few centers in the entire world offer this procedure