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© CRTD
12/12/2016

Support for translational research: Europe wide cooperation on spinal cord injury research receives 1.34 Million Euros grant

Six European research teams including Dr. Michell Reimer and his team at the CRTD received a 1.34 Million Euros ERA NET NEURON Grant for their research on spinal cord injury.more...


© CRTD
12/12/2016

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Support for translational research: Europe wide cooperation onspinal cord injury research receives 1.34 Million Euros grant Press releaseDownload photomore...


© CRTD
02/12/2016

Dynamics and mechanisms of cell renewal: Dr. Olaf Bergmann supports neurodegeneration research at the CRTD

On November 1st 2016, Dr. Olaf Bergmann started as a research group leader at the CRTD. Dr. Bergmann focuses on organ systems that show a low level of regenerative capacity, such as the human brain and heart.more...


© CRTD
02/12/2016

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Dynamics and mechanisms of cell renewal: Dr. Olaf Bergmann supports neurodegeneration research at the CRTD Press releaseDownload photomore...


© Michael Brand
23/11/2016

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Professor Michael Brand honoured with the Order of Merit of Germany Press releaseDownload photomore...


© Matthias Rietschel
23/11/2016

Professor Michael Brand honored with the Order of Merit of Germany

Professor Michael Brand, research group leader and founding director of the CRTD, has been honored with the Order of Merit of Germany for his extraordinary scientific work in the fields of stem cell research and developmental...more...


© Joshua Currie, PhD
21/11/2016

Tracking down bone regeneration: Research team at the CRTD identifies the cells that form new bone during Axolotl finger regeneration

At the DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden, a team of researchers lead by Joshua Currie, PhD, and Elly Tanaka, PhD, used live imaging during axolotl regeneration to...more...


© CRTD
21/11/2016

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Tracking down bone regeneration: Research team at the CRTD identifies the cells that form new bone during Axolotl finger regenerationPress releaseDownload photomore...


© CRTD
04/11/2016

Book presentation by Prof. Dr. Gerd Kempermann attracted more than 120 vistors

Yesterday evening, CRTD research group leader Prof. Dr. Gerd Kempermann presented his book “Die Revolution im Kopf” (ISBN: 978-3-426-27707-2) on adult neurogenesis. It is meant to be read by a broad range of readers. The book...more...


© CRTD
03/11/2016

Annual CRTD/BIOTEC Master Graduation Ceremony on October 28

CRTD/BIOTEC Master's graduates received their certificates and mortarboards at the annual Graduation Ceremonymore...


© CRTD
20/10/2016

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Advances in Alzheimer’s research by Dr. Caghan Kizil and hisresearch groupPress releaseDownload photomore...


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20/10/2016

Advances in Alzheimer’s research by Dr. Caghan Kizil and his research group

The research team of Dr. Caghan Kizil achieved a major advance in Alzheimer’s research. They showed how a diseased vertebrate brain can naturally react to Alzheimer’s pathology by forming more neurons.more...


© Christian Doege (using the picture "Nacht-Licht-Tanz I" by Frank Moll)
13/10/2016

CRTD part of exhibition ”Potnia Theron: Das Tier in Wissenschaft und Kunst“ at ALTANA-Galerie in Dresden

The CRTD is again part of an exhibition in Dresden. Potnia Theron for example introduces the axolotl. Visitors will be able to view stained sections under the microscope. The official opening is on October 21 at 7...more...


Prof. Dr. Marius Ader © CRTD
06/10/2016

Paradigm shift in the research field of photoreceptor transplantation: mechanism improving the function of the retina works different than previously assumed

Research group of Prof. Dr. Marius Ader introduces a new understanding of the mechanism of cell transplantations that aim to improve retinal function.more...


Prof. Dr. Marius Ader © CRTD
06/10/2016

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Paradigm shift in the research field of photoreceptor transplantation: mechanism improving the function of the retina works different than previously assumed Press releaseDownload photomore...


© Bone Lab / Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
29/09/2016

New Bone for Old Folks: New sclerostin antibody promotes bone formation and blocks bone resorption

Professor Lorenz Hofbauer, CRTD member and Director of the Center for Healthy Aging at Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, has completed a large clinical phase 3-study with colleagues from eight countries on over 7.000 women...more...


© CRTD
28/09/2016

Insights into research: visit of pupils was a great success

A group of pupils from Gymnasium Luisenstift Radebeul visited the CRTD and got to know the research conducted here and the courses of study offered by CRTD/BIOTEC.more...


© CRTD
20/09/2016

Insights into science: DFG-Center CRTD offers 3 Voluntary Social Year places

The DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD), Cluster of Excellence at TU Dresden, provides the possibility for a Voluntary Social Year (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr, “FSJ”) in science for the very first time. The first...more...


© CRTD
20/09/2016

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Insights into science: DFG-Center CRTD offers 3 Voluntary Social Year placesPress releaseDownload photo (Volunteers Jennifer Schwarz & Max Hyman at the CRTD © CRTD)Download photo (Volunteer Jennifer Schwarz at the CRTD ©...more...


© BIOTEC
05/09/2016

Freigeist Fellowship supports Dr. Ivan Minev in using 3D printing to find ways to repair damage in the human body

Dr. Ivan Minev, research group leader at the BIOTEC/CRTD, has been awarded a Freigeist Fellowship from the VolkswagenStiftung. This five-year, 920.000 EUR grant will enable him to establish his own research team. The ‘Freigeist’...more...


© BIOTEC
05/09/2016

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Freigeist Fellowship supports Dr. Ivan Minev in using 3D printing to findways to repair damage in the human bodyPress release Download photomore...


© André Wirsig
26/08/2016

Europaweit einmalige Erhebung soll Chancen für Diabetes-Prävention bei Kindern erhöhen

Mit der "Freder1k-Studie in Sachsen" wird das Typ-1-Diabetes-Risiko bereits bei Neugeborenen erkannt Auf einer Pressekonferenz am CRTD wurde heute Morgen die Freder1k-Studie vorgestellt. Ziel der Studie ist die...more...


© André Wirsig
26/08/2016

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Europaweit einmalige Erhebung soll Chancen für Diabetes-Prävention bei Kindern erhöhen. Mit der „Freder1k-Studie in Sachsen“ wird das Typ-1-Diabetes-Risiko bereits bei Neugeborenen erkannt. Press release & press kit (press...more...


© CRTD
19/07/2016

TUD Summer University at the CRTD provided fascinating insights

On July 19, 19 pupils (eleventh and twelfth grade) participated in the Summer University of Technische Universität Dresden. They were able to gain an insight into the retina research conducted at the CRTD, got to know the...more...


© CRTD
12/07/2016

Starting signal for Voluntary Social Year at the CRTD

The CRTD will allocate three places within the Voluntary Social Year (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr, FSJ) for the very first time. The voluntary work will start on September 1, 2016. The participants will get to know and apply...more...


© CRTD
01/07/2016

Member of the Saxon State Parliament Holger Mann (SPD) visits the CRTD

Holger Mann (SPD), Representative of the Saxon State Parliament and responsible for University and Science Policy as well as for Digitalization, Technology and EU Funding Policies, visited the CRTD on June 25, 2016. "The...more...


© DRESDEN-concept
29/06/2016

CRTD part of large scientific exhibition on Dresden Neumarkt

From July 2, 2016 - DRESDEN-concept presents a large scientific exhibition on Dresden Neumarkt. One of the exhibits thematizes the research field of regeneration, which was developed with scientists of the CRTD. Dresdeners and...more...


23/06/2016

Ethics committee has given the starting signal for Freder1k-Study of Prof. Ezio Bonifacio

On June 13, the Freder1k study aiming to provide early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children who have elevated genetic risk for developing type 1 diabetes has been given green light by the ethics committee. The Freder1k study...more...


© CRTD
14/06/2016

Prof. Ezio Bonifacio, PhD appointed CRTD Director

On June 13, 2016 - CRTD research group leader Prof. Ezio Bonifacio was  appointed CRTD Director by the Rector of TU Dresden, Prof. Dr. Hans Müller-Steinhagen. Prof. Bonifacio will now hold this position for the next two...more...


© CRTD
13/06/2016

Dresden Long Night of Sciences: New visitor record

On June 10, CRTD, BIOTEC and B CUBE presented their work at the Dresden Long Night of Sciences - hosted by the CRTD. On four levels we offered a varied program (presentations, talks, hands-on activities and a science slam) from 6...more...


© CRTD
04/06/2016

10th CRTD Summer Conference on Regenerative Medicine was a great success

More than 200 members of the CRTD network took part in the 10th CRTD Summer Conference on Regenerative Medicine on June 3, 2016. The conference program included two keynote lectures as well as a short talk from external speakers,...more...


© CRTD
30/05/2016

Prof. Dr. Michael Brand elected as EMBO Member

CRTD and BIOTEC research group leader Prof. Dr. Michael Brand, founding director and speaker of the CRTD from 2005 to 2014, was elected as new EMBO Member. The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) elects new members...more...


27/05/2016

CRTD, BIOTEC and B CUBE again part of Dresden Long Night of Sciences on June 10, 2016

On June 10 - CRTD, BIOTEC and B CUBE will again present their work at the Dresden Long Night of Sciences. On four levels we will have a varied program (presentations, talks and hands-on activities) from 6 pm - 1 am. We are...more...


© CRTD
26/05/2016

Prime Minister of Saxony Stanislaw Tillich visited the CRTD

Prime Minister Stanislaw Tillich visited the CRTD on May 25th, 2016 - as it is one of the research centers in Saxony supported by the Excellence Initiative. He wanted to receive a first-hand update on diabetes, retina, and...more...


© CRTD
26/05/2016

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Prime Minister of Saxony visited top researchers of the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) of TU Dresden Press release Download photomore...


© Girl's Day
25/04/2016

CRTD again part of nationwide Girls’Day on April 28, 2016

The CRTD is again part of the nationwide Girls’Day. The schoolgirls will get to know various occupational profiles and the research done here at the institute. They will moreover perform scientific experiments. Further...more...


Retinal Organoid under the microscope © CRTD
14/04/2016

Strength through synergies - Dresden scientists generate model systems for retinal disease research

Scientists at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) – Cluster of Excellence at the Technische Universität Dresden have created 3D retina...more...


Retinal Organoid under the microscope © CRTD
14/04/2016

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Strength through synergies - Dresden scientists generate model systems for retinal disease researchPress releaseDownload photomore...


GO Team: Gary Jennings, Maria Begasse, Nambirajan Govindarajan © CRTD
08/04/2016

The new Grant Office for B CUBE, BIOTEC and CRTD opens its doors

The Grant Office (GO) was established in February 2016 to support scientists at B CUBE, BIOTEC and CRTD in acquiring grants for basic and applied research. GO was initiated by Prof. Michael Brand and is funded by the State of...more...


© CRTD
05/04/2016

Breakthrough: Gut bacteria drive growth of stem cells in colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in Germany. Prof. Dr. med. Sebastian Zeißig, group leader at the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden and...more...


© CRTD
05/04/2016

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Breakthrough: Gut bacteria drive growth of stem cells in colon cancerPress releaseDownload photomore...


04/04/2016

CRTD/BIOTEC again part of Dresden Seniors Academy (summer term 2016)

CRTD & BIOTEC are again part of Dresden Seniors Academy with five different lectures. All lectures are held in German. Program:“Die Regeneration des zentralen Nervensystems.  Der Fisch kann es! Warum ich nicht?“Dr....more...


© Anne Jentsch
19/03/2016

Visit of Saxon European Member of Parliament Hermann Winkler on March 18, 2016

Herman Winkler, Saxon Member of the European Parliament (CDU) visited the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden on March 18, 2016 for an exchange of experience and...more...


© CRTD
17/03/2016

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Europäischer Aktionstag zur Stammzellforschung ‚UniStemDay 2016‘ am CRTD war ein großer ErfolgPressemitteilungmore...


© JDRF
16/03/2016

Prestigious Award Notification: 3 year Postdoctoral fellowship from JDRF International to Dr. Yannick Fuchs

The fellowship will support Dr. Yannick Fuchs for the next 3 years and therefore allows him to focus on research on CD8+ T cells in type 1 diabetes (T1D) and the development of assays for their characterization. “I am excited and...more...


© CRTD
15/03/2016

Next step towards the prevention of blindness: CRTD researchers obtain an U.S.-patent for a method to highly efficiently produce human retinal pigment epithelium cells (RPE)

The research team around Prof. Elly Tanaka at the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden succeeded in the development of a method to produce highly efficiently...more...


© CRTD
15/03/2016

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Next step towards the prevention of blindness: CRTD researchers obtain an U.S.-patent for a method to highly efficiently produce human retinal pigment epithelium cells (RPE) Press release Download photomore...


© CRTD
14/03/2016

UniStem Day 2016 with talks, tours and various activities was a great success

Europe-wide UniStem Day on March 11, 2016 with three participating Dresden educational institutions was a great success. The pupils got to know the CRTD and gained an insight into research work and everyday laboratory practice at...more...


© CRTD
09/03/2016

27000 pupils in Europe united on UniStem Day 2016 on March 11

On March 11, 2016 Europe will be united by science with 73 research institutes and universities in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, the U.K., Serbia, Spain, Poland and Italy. The UniStem Day aims to equip pupils with knowledge about the...more...


Elly Tanaka © CRTD
04/03/2016

Identification of a key molecule for the initiation of regeneration in axolotl

The research team of Prof. Elly Tanaka at the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden achieved a breakthrough in the elucidation of important regulatory processes in...more...


Elly Tanaka © CRTD
04/03/2016

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Identification of a key molecule for the initiation of regeneration in axolotlPress releaseDownload photomore...


19/02/2016

TIM 2016 conference at the CRTD (Feb 22-24, 2016)

Up to 230 participants from 11 nations are expected for the Trends in Microscopy (TIM) 2016 meeting "Grasping Higher Dimensions"“Trends in Microscopy” (TIM) is an international meeting series supported by the German...more...


19/02/2016

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Bis zu 230 Besucher aus 11 Ländern zur DFG-Konferenz „Trends in Microscopy 2016“ (TIM 2016) erwartet Pressemitteilungmore...


© Birgit Holthaus
19/02/2016

TUD Young Investigator status for Dr. Stephan Speier

Stephan Speier, research group leader at the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) and the Paul Langerhans Institute Dresden (PLID) was...more...


15/02/2016

Synergy effects through new joint Technology Platform of CRTD, BIOTEC and B CUBE

From now on,  11 core facilities of the CRTD, BIOTEC and BCUBE are presented on one webpage as the joint Technology Platform. This structural improvement includes an optimized user navigation, an improved access to...more...


© GSCN
09/02/2016

CRTD takes part in nationwide UniStem Day 2016 on March 11

As one of only eight research institutes and universities in Germany, the CRTD is representing the stem cell research in Germany together with its seven campaign partners. Established in 2009 (Italy), this European action day...more...


'Closing Overview' by Prof. Dr. Elly Tanaka © CRTD
05/02/2016

International symposium at the CRTD was a great success

From February 1 - 3, 2016 the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Research Center and Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden together with the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) presented the...more...


© ISSCR
01/02/2016

International symposium at the CRTD shows the current state of research on stem cell models of neural regeneration and disease

From February 1 - 3, 2016 the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) together with the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Research Center and Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden present...more...


© CRTD
01/02/2016

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CRTD presents International Symposium on Stem Cell Models of Neural Regeneration and Disease Press release (German) Press release City of Dresden (German) Download photomore...


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