Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Goethe University Frankfurt am Main or Frankfurt University was founded in 1914 with private capital. Today, Frankfurt University is a leading research, academic and guest scholar center in Germany with an international outreach. Frankfurt University is located in the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main metropolitan area of Germany. The student body is over 31,000 in pursuit of varying degree and multi-discipline degree programs in science, law, social science, modern languages, economics and more. Frankfurt's research institutes welcome international scholars and scientists a place to work and create. The scientific research is generally highly complex and funded consistently by government, private endowments and other sources.

Address
Senckenberganlage 31 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Website
http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/english/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_Goethe_University_of_Frankfurt_am_Main

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Oncology & Cancer

mRNA therapeutic successfully combats ovarian cancer in mice

Each year, several thousand women in Germany die from ovarian cancer. In many cases, the disease is only detected when it is very advanced and metastases have already formed—usually in the intestines, abdomen or lymph nodes. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows leukemia cells activate cellular recycling program

In a recent study, scientists led by Professor Stefan Müller from Goethe University's Institute of Biochemistry II investigated a specific form of blood cancer known as acute myeloid leukemia, or AML. The disease mainly ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fighting leukemia with therapeutic RNA

Each year, about 13,000 people in Germany are diagnosed with leukemia, an umbrella term that encompasses various forms of blood cancer. Among those affected are also many children and adolescents under 15 years of age. A ...

Genetics

SARS-CoV-2: The grasping fingers of the viral N protein

Immediately after the infection of a cell in the throat or lungs, the SARS-CoV-2 virus works very hard to replicate, using the human cell's metabolic pathways to produce its proteins and make sure that its genetic material ...

Immunology

How dendritic cells activate the immune system

The specific or acquired immune system of vertebrates is a powerful weapon against pathogens and pathologically altered body cells. Here, T cells play a special role. After activation, they can systematically kill off target ...

Oncology & Cancer

Examining the cause of leukemia in trisomy 21

Leukemia (blood cancer) is a group of malignant and aggressive diseases of the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow. Very intensive chemotherapy and in some cases a bone marrow transplant are the only cure. Like all cancers, ...

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