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  • Young talent award for research into the health effects of Saharan dust

    Gerrit Bredeck was awarded the Rudolf Buchheim Prize of the German Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT) for his work on the health effects of Saharan dust. He conducted his research as doctoral student in the worki...

  • Lady Mary Montagu series – Online lecture on autophagy

    Prof. Charlotte Esser will host the next lecture in the Lady Mary Montagu series on 20.03.2024 from 4-6 pm. The guest is Prof. Katja Simon from Berlin who will give a talk about autophagy . This lecture series of the Commission on Gender Equality and...

  • New joint appoinment

    Dr. Christian Staerk has accepted a joint junior professorship for “Biostatistical Methods for Environmental Medicine” at the IUF and the Technical University (TU) Dortmund. We are delighted that the new colleague will head the correspond...

  • G’day – Guten Tag!

    Scientists from the Leibniz Institutes are currently on a delegation trip to Australia (5.-14.2.2024). In this context, contacts are to be made and cooperation established or expanded. Dr. Tamara Schikowski, head of the working group “Environme...

  • AHR Meeting 2024 – Early bird discount

    The registration for the 6th International Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AHR) Meeting – Research, Prevention, Therapeutics is open and the early bird discount is still available until February 15. We look forward to welcoming you in Düsseldorf in June. ...

  • New issue of IUF aktuell is online

    Our institute’s magazine is now online. We hope you enjoy reading it. Link to IUF aktuell...

  • AHR meeting 2024 – please save the date!

    We are pleased to announce the 6th International Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AHR) Meeting  “Research, Prevention, Therapeutics” to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany. Please save the date: June 12-15, 2024 More than 24 renowned speakers invited, speaking ...

  • Tire wear and higher temperatures get on the nematode’s nerves

    Scientists at the IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Düsseldorf, Germany, have shown that tire wear, age and temperature accelerate neurodegeneration (i.e. the decline of nerve cells) in models of the nematode C. elegans f...

  • New DFG research unit on understanding aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) signaling in skin disorders

    The German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding a new research unit on “Understanding aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) signaling in skin disorders” (FOR 5489). In this research unit, coordinated by the IUF ­– Leibniz Research Institute for Environment...

  • CRISPRnano: a new and easy-to-use webserver to identify genome edited cells

    A team of scientists from the IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Düsseldorf developed and validated a computational webserver which allows scientists to genotype mutations using nanopore sequencing. The results of this stu...

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