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20/03/2020 News

Information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2)

CRTD remains temporarily closed with emergency operations being maintainedmore...

Immune cells by fluorescence microscopy: Blood stem cells remember a previous attack and produce more immune cells like these macrophages to fight a new infection © Sieweke lab / CIML
13/03/2020 Press Release

A newly discovered memory in our bones: Blood stem cells boost immunity by keeping a record of previous infections

A Franco-German research team led by Prof. Michael Sieweke, from the Center for Regenerative Therapies TU Dresden (CRTD) and the Center of  Immunology of Marseille Luminy (CNRS, INSERM, Aix-Marseille University), today...more...

Workshop on stem cell ethics © CRTD
09/03/2020 News

UniStem Day 2020: CRTD again participated in the international information day on stem cell research

This year's "UniStem Day" took place on March 6, and about 70 students visited the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) of TU Dresden and enjoyed a deep dive into various aspects of stem cell research. The...more...

Dr. Ruth Hans from CMCB Light Microscopy Core Facility introduces students to the world of microscopy © CMCB
05/02/2020 News

Sugar can glow like a soap bubble - CMCB technology platform supports microscopy courses for children in newly inaugurated digital classroom

On February 5, 2020, one of the first digital classrooms for microscopy in Saxony was inaugurated. In the presence of State Secretary Andrea Franke from the Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism and the Vice Rector...more...

Holly from Svedala (Skåne region) is the 520th study participant © Clinical Research Centre, Lunds Universitet
31/01/2020 News

Halfway there: The biggest type 1 diabetes prevention trial for babies reaches important milestone

One of Europe’s largest type 1 diabetes research cooperations has passed a significant milestone.more...

Image of neural stem cells and newborn neurons (green) artificially generated in the hippocampus and contacting mature cells (red) of the mouse brain © CRTD
09/01/2020 Press Release

Rejuvenating the brain: more stem cells improve learning and memory of old mice

We all will experience it at some point, unfortunately: The older we get the more our brains will find it difficult to learn and remember new things. What the reasons underlying these impairments are is yet unclear but scientists...more...

The zebrafish forms many new brain cells after injury, integrates them into the nervous system and can thus regenerate © CRTD
07/01/2020 Press Release

"Census" in the zebrafish's brain - Dresden scientists explore newborn, regenerated neurons

The zebrafish is a master of regeneration: If brain cells are lost due to injury or disease, it can simply reproduce them - contrary to humans where this only happens in the fetal stage. However, the zebrafish is evolutionarily...more...

Frank Schreiner from Leica and Dr. Hella Hartmann from CMCB at TU Dresden installing the new microscopy system © Friederike Braun
18/12/2019 Press Release

CMCB Light Microscopy Facility receives state-of-the-art microscopy system

A new large-scale research instrument is currently being installed in the Light Microscopy Facility (LMF) of the CMCB technology platform. The laser scanning microscope of the latest generation was applied for in the tender...more...

TU Dresden team at the iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston © iGEM TU Dresden
05/12/2019 Press Release

TU Dresden team presents DipGene at Synthetic Biology's largest innovation event

The student project DipGene developed a new methodology that makes genetic testing as easy as a pH-test. With their simple, cheap and low-tech method to test for the presence of any DNA sequence, they won a prestigious Gold...more...

11th Retina Information Day © Friederike Braun
11/11/2019 News

11th Retina Information Day

The Retina Information Day offers the latest information on topics from basic and clinical research, as well as new possibilities for application and self-help. more...

Prof. Michael Sieweke with Humboldt Club visitors © CRTD
07/11/2019 News

Humboldt Club visits CRTD

The Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) is scientific home of Dresden’s currently only Humboldt Professor Michael Siewekemore...

Graduation ceremony © Friederike Braun
29/10/2019 News

Graduation of Master’s students

After two years of interdisciplinary study and research, 72 students of the three international Master’s programs at the Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (CMCB) completed their studies successfully in September...more...

Dr. Maximina Yun © CRTD
18/09/2019 News

How are tissues and organs formed?

Researchers identify important molecular players for the formation of embryonic cell structuresmore...

Prof. Dr. Federico Calegari © CRTD
17/09/2019 News, for the Public

From the biology of stem cells to mathematical modeling of brain function

Prof. Federico Calegari receives prestigious grant of the VolkswagenStiftungmore...