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  • Distribution of a drug in the lung of a mouse at two different times after instillation.

    X-rays and fluorescence imaging of the lungs of a mouse enable tracking of drug delivery

    Precise monitoring of the lung

    14 Jan 2020 | A combination of imaging techniques allows real-time monitoring of the delivery of inhaled drugs within the lungs of mice and their absorption in the lung tissue.

  • MiROM micrograph of living adipocytes

    Looking at the good vibes of molecules

    A new method for label-free metabolic imaging

    09 Jan 2020 | A novel imaging method will have a major impact on basic understanding, monitoring, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of metabolic diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.

  • Schematic of the new joint implant showing the distribution of the polymers responsible for the lubrication.

    EU supports development of novel implantation techniques for finger joints affected by osteoarthritis

    Restoring Mobility to Finger Joints

    03 Jan 2020 | Seven partners collaborating in the European research project APRICOT aim to develop a radically new type of implant for the treatment of osteoarthritis of small joints in the hand.

  • DeepMACT makes use of artificial intelligence to find even the smallest metastases in the entire mouse body. The picture shows single disseminated cells spreading though the lung. (Image: Helmholtz Zentrum München)

    New deep-learning algorithm DeepMACT detects even the smallest metastases across the entire mouse body

    Exposing the enemy

    17 Dec 2019 | Artificial intelligence helps to understand the dissemination of cancer cells: New deep-learning algorithm DeepMACT detects even the smallest metastases across the entire mouse body.

  • EU flag and ERC logo

    ERC consolidator grant awarded to MSB-PI Gil Westmeyer

    Visualizing neuronal information processing

    11 Dec 2019 | ERC consolidator grant awarded to MSB-PI Gil Westmeyer for a project on the direct visualization of molecular states of neurons.

  • Prof. Julia Herzen

    Prof. Julia Herzen talks about the new interdisciplinary master's program "Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics"

    Finding a common language

    15 Nov 2019 | An interdisciplinary curriculum and excellent career perspectives: Prof. Julia Herzen talks about the new interdisciplinary Master's program "Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics"

  • The Logibody team at the award ceremony.

    Research team mentored by MSB-PI Hendrik Dietz receives m4 Award

    Developing a nanoswitch for antibodies

    25 Oct 2019 | A research team mentored by MSB-PI Hendrik Dietz has received a m4 Award. They have developed a nanoswitch made from DNA that will allow immunotherapies against cancer to target tumors more specifically.

  • Humanoid robot covered with artificial skin encounters a human.

    Biologically-inspired artificial skin improves sensory ability of robots

    Sensitive robots are safer

    22 Oct 2019 | Sensitive synthetic skin enables robots to sense their own bodies and surroundings: A team led by MSB-PI Gordon Cheng has created the first autonomous humanoid robot with full-body artificial skin.

  • An intra-operative augmented reality system concept.  (Image: Marc Lazarovici and Alexander Winkler

    TV feature on medical augmented reality

    The documentary W wie Wissen produced by German public television ARD shows MSB-PI Nassir Navab’s work in the field of medical augmented reality.