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20.12.2021

MRI scans for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

Reliable and feasible early detection of Alzheimer’s disease is the goal of DEBBIE, an international joint project under the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND). It is coordinated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS in Bremen, which has received national funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for its work. In this project, MRI images shall uncover the extent to which the blood-brain barrier loses function before the first symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease appear. To speed up development, Fraunhofer MEVIS has now enhanced their own MRI scanner to allow much more effective cooperation with clinical partners.
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13.12.2021

'The Tides Within Us' at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, 14 to 17 December

Fraunhofer MEVIS presents as a research partner, jointly with Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF), and York Mediale 'The Tides Within Us' at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Art Galleries. The artwork is an ongoing exploration into the world beyond the limits of our senses at the intersection of art, science, and technology; where does the living body begin, and where does it end? By peering under our skin we reveal the tidal rhythms of oxygen flowing through the branching ecosystem of the human body. The aim is to challenge notions of boundaries between us human beings and our environment.
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10.12.2021

The human being in focus: Sculptor Daniele Dell'Eva delivers his two-part artwork “Three Clouds” and “Menschskulptur” to Fraunhofer MEVIS

On Thursday, the sculptor and painter Daniele Dell'Eva, who works in Würzburg, gave over his work to Fraunhofer MEVIS. It was created as part of the “Kunst am Bau” (“Art in Architecture”) competition for the new institute building, the “Workshop of Digital Medicine” at the main location in Bremen.
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23.11.2021

Fabian Kiessling awarded as Highly Cited Researcher 2021

Prof. Dr. med. Fabian Kiessling has been recognized by Clarivate as a Highly Cited Researcher 2021 in the Pharmacology and Toxicology category.
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