Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Radiation damage to paternal DNA is passed on to offspring

22/12/2022 | Damage to the paternal genome of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans cannot be repaired and is instead passed on to its offspring, while the female…

Rare eye diseases - The EU Horizon Health Program provides eight million euros in funding

22/12/2022 | The European Union has supported a research proposal for new therapies to restore visual acuity in rare and severe ocular surface diseases under the…

New DFG research group investigates causes and consequences of genome instability

09/12/2022 | Scientists from Cologne and Münster investigate how DNA damage triggers the development of age-related diseases / Results could help to prevent…

Dr. Carolina Rosswog and Dr. Christoph Bartenhagen are awarded the Kind-Philipp Prize for Pediatric Oncology Research

08/12/2022 | for their study on the evolution of complex genomic amplifications in cancer. They identified a type of amplification named as “seismic…

Research Promotion Prize 2022 of the German Sarcoma Foundation for the Cologne Clinician Scientist Dr. David Stahl

28/11/2022 | This research funding award supports the translational project "Disease monitoring by liquid biopsies in genetically complex soft tissue sarcomas" in…

Mitochondria have a waste disposal mechanism to eliminate mutated mtDNA

16/11/2022 | Scientists at the University of Cologne have discovered how cells can eliminate mutated mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA).This discovery could open up new…

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