Current Press Information


Please find our latest press releases below. A listing of prior press information can be assessed via our press archives.

Wednesday, 19. April 2017

Cancer diagnosis with a breath test

A new test for the early detection of lung cancer measures tiny changes in the composition of the breath(more)

Thursday, 13. April 2017

Oestrogen receptor causes weight loss in male mice

Receptor increases energy consumption by muscle cells and prompts weight loss(more)

Friday, 10. March 2017

Kerstin Wilhelm erhält Forschungspreis für Arbeit an Gefäßwachstum

Max-Planck-Wissenschaftlerin entdeckt neuen Schalter der Blutgefäßbildung(more)

Wednesday, 02. November 2016

Sensor for blood flow discovered in blood vessels

The PIEZO1 cation channel translates mechanical stimulus into a molecular response to control the diameter of blood vessels(more)

Friday, 14. October 2016

Soni Savai Pullamsetti Receives Research Award

Max Planck Scientist Explores Molecular Processes of Lung Diseases (more)

Monday, 08. August 2016

Loophole for cancer cells

Cancer cells kill blood vessel cells so that they can slip through the vascular wall and form metastases(more)

Tuesday, 26. July 2016

Singberg-Schüler absolvieren Praktikum im Max-Planck-Institut

Hilfe bei der Berufsorientierung als Ziel(more)

Friday, 15. July 2016

No Blood Vessels Without Cloche

After 20 years of searching scientists discover the mystic gene controlling vessel and blood cell growth in the embryo(more)

Tuesday, 31. May 2016

Didier Stainier wird EMBO-Mitglied

Max-Planck-Direktor in Kreis herausragender europäischer Lebenswissenschaftler aufgenommen(more)

Thursday, 28. April 2016

"ERC Advanced Grant“ für Didier Stainier

EU fördert Max-Planck-Institut für Herz- und Lungenforschung mit 2,5 Millionen Euro – Suche nach molekularen Stellrädchen des Blutgefäßwachstums (more)

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