Poised enhancers control the expression of key genes involved in brain development

27.03.2017 | The team of Alvaro Rada-Iglesias has discovered that a group of DNA regulatory sequences, called poised enhancers, are essential for the induction of...


VAMP1 mutations cause a new type of congenital myasthenic syndrome

10.03.2017 | The group of Brunhilde Wirth (Inst. of Human Genetics, Univ. Hospital of Cologne and the CMMC has, together with the group of Henry Houlden (London),...


March 09-11, 2017: Welcome to the Annual Meeting of the German Society for Matrix Biology

09.03.2017 | This year the meeting covering "Frontiers in Matrix Biology" takes place in Cologne in cooperation with the CRC 829 and the Center for Molecular...


Michael Hallek receives the German Cancer Award 2017 for "Clinical Research"

02.03.2017 | The prize is one of the highest awards in German cancer medicine and has been awarded to Prof. Dr. Michael Hallek for his outstanding scientific...


Stem cell research permits insight into early brain development disorders in Zika virus infections

20.02.2017 | Jay Gopalakrishnan, Olaf Utermöhlen and Martin Krönke from the CMMC, the Inst. of Med. Microbiology, Immunology & Hygiene and the DZIF reprogrammed...


Neurocalcin delta (NCALD) suppression protects against spinal muscular atrophy in humans and across species

27.01.2017 | The research team of Brunhilde Wirth, Director of the Institute for Human Genetics at the University Hospital of Cologne leading a CMMC resarch group...


Epithelial polarity protein PAR3 identified as non-cell autonomous suppressor of malignant melanoma -

23.01.2017 | the fastest-growing type of cancer and the most fatal skin disease. Sandra Iden and her team at CECAD Cologne supported by the CMMC and the CRC 829...


Looking beyond genes: A bioinformatic toolkit to etiologically

12.01.2017 | connect complex diseases and cell type-specific enhancer maps. The team of Rada-Iglesias has recently implemented a bioinformatic toolkit called...


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