Prof. Detmar and collaborators could show that the immune system suppresses the development of lymphedema using regulatory T cells. Anti-inflammatory therapies could therefore be the key to treating this previously incurable condition.
SCNAT Ethics Lecture Tours
Platform Chemistry of the SCNAT organizes lecture tours on ethics in chemistry. Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Kovac from the University of Tennessee will give a lecture on concepts of scientific ethics at ETH in November. The lecture will be hosted by Prof. Christophe Copéret.
Prof. Carreira wins Karl Ziegler Guest Professorship
This year's honorary prize of the MPI Mülheim went to Prof. Carreira: During the Karl Ziegler Guest Professorship 2016 from June 7 to 9, he gave several lectures at the Max Planck Institute für Kohlenforschung and was available for discussions with the local researchers and students.