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Would you like to contribute to advancing healthcare by participating in a study at the CRC Hannover? Our team conducts early-phase clinical trials with state-of-the-art methods and leading-edge equipment. Get involved in medical research and help create the future of science!

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National Cohort at the HZI

“Working together for a healthier Germany” is the main idea behind the German National Cohort, Germany’s largest ongoing epidemiological study, in which the HZI is a partner. A total of around 10,000 participants from the greater Hannover area will be examined and interviewed at the CRC Hannover.

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Development and comparison of novel non-invasive methods for analyzing airway inflammation

March 13, 2017

Airway inflammation monitoring, preferably by non-invasive methods, is a crucial step in the safety evaluation of novel drugs. In a research project conducted by the Fraunhofer ITEM Division of Airway Research since February 2017, the respiratory inflammation upon segmental bronchoscopic application of endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS) is characterized and compared with the inflammation induced by inhalation challenge with LPS.

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The Hannover Unified Biobank (HUB) is part of the German Biobank Alliance (GBA)

May 3, 2017

Since the 1st of May 2017, eleven German biobank sites have united to the German Biobank Alliance (GBA). This paves the way for a national and Europe-wide bio samples and data exchange between biobanks. The central biobank of the Hannover Medical School, the Hannover Unified Biobank (HUB), is one of the partners in the network.

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Start of a phase-II study on a novel therapeutic approach for chronic heart failure

June 16, 2017

Chronic heart failure is a frequent disorder resulting from reduced left ventricular function and/or stiffening of the heart wall. Different pathophysiological mechanisms can contribute to progressive cardiac remodeling and cardiac dysfunction. A new therapeutic approach aims to pharmacologically inhibit the activation of the neuromodulatory system in the brain and may help reduce the clinical symptoms of heart failure.

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Start of a drug trial to develop a novel therapy for complex regional pain syndrome

June 16, 2017

On June 8, a new study to develop a novel therapeutic concept for treating patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) was begun at the CRC Hannover. The study is being performed at the CRC Hannover in collaboration with experts from the outpatient pain clinic of the Hannover Medical School Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine.

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