Research at Berlin-Buch

Research

The Berlin-Buch Campus is a unique site for medical research and development in Germany. The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), founded in 1992 as a model for clinical research from three institutes of the GDR Academy of Sciences, was the initial driving force for the development of the campus into a research and biotechnology site of supraregional significance. Since 2000, the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) has played a major role in this development.

Today, on the 32-hectare site which can look back on a long scientific tradition, institutes for basic medical research, research clinics and biotechnology companies are located in close proximity to each other. Buch's researchers, doctors and entrepreneurs are collaborating in the development of new treatments and diagnostic procedures for cancer, cardiovascular and nervous system diseases.

A modern Congress Center with integrated laboratories on the campus offers multiple opportunities for scientific interaction.

News research

A fine-tuned gene editor

The molecular tool CRISPR-Cas9 can be used to treat inherited blood disorders, but this may cause unintended genetic alterations. A team led by MDC researchers Klaus Rajewsky and Van Trung Chu has now...

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What makes blood vessels grow?

Blood vessels must adapt their growth to the nutrients available in their surroundings so that they can keep organs adequately supplied. A team led by Michael Potente has identified two proteins that ...

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Maike Sander named to lead the Max Delbrück Center

Maike Sander has been selected to direct the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC). The Supervisory Board appointed the diabetes researcher and professor of pediatrics and cellular and mole...

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Events Campus

02.07.2022, 16:00
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften auf dem Campus Berlin-Buch und am MDC in Mitte

Wer das Leben verstehen will, sollte sich auch auf die Welt der Moleküle einlassen. Dass das nicht nur für Experten interessant ist, zeigt das Programm des Campus Berlin-Buch/MDC-Mitte während der Lan...

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31.08.2022, 09:00
From Target to Market - The GLA Biotech & Pharma Summer School

The 4-day intensive course provides a comprehensive overview of the entire drug development process in biotechnology and in the pharmaceutical industry – from the idea until to market.

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07.09.2022, 09:00
GMP Biotech Summer School

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Basic Course Biotechnology (English)

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