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03 MAR

Centre for Diagnostics DTU finds Brazilian variant of coronavirus

Centre for Diagnostics DTU has found the first Danish covid-19 sample with the Brazilian variant of coronavirus.

Viruses Genes and genomes Health and diseases
15 FEB

3D images provide important knowledge about brain health

DTU Compute has developed algorithms and image analysis tools that help to increase the understanding of how diseases attack tissue in order to improve MRI techniques for...

Image analysis Data analysis Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
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12 FEB

Potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic toys

New research suggests that more than 100 chemicals found in plastic toy materials may pose possible health risks to children. The study provides findings that may lead...

Chemistry Mathematics Health and diseases
CHO cell research at DTU Biosustain and National Biologics Facility
12 FEB

DTU expands research and collaboration on cell cultures

Danish research into cell cultures and the development of proteins for biological pharmaceuticals—including for cancer treatment—is strengthened with new unit...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
 Experimental set-up on football field near d & b in Backnang, Germany. (Photo: d&b)
11 FEB

Taming the sound from outdoor concerts

DTU collaborates with leading German audio technology company on developing software that can limit noise from outdoor concerts. 

Sound Health and diseases
Brain tumour
03 FEB

Improved cell therapy to benefit patients with brain cancer

With the support of Independent Research Fund Denmark, researchers from DTU Health Tech are developing a new type of cell therapy with the potential to save the lives of...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Cells
Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard
03 FEB

Immune system T cells to be trained to remove cancer

Profile: Sine Reker Hadrup is trying to find methods to train the human immune system’s T-cells to locate and remove cancer cells more effectively. 

Health and diseases
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01 FEB

Gut bacteria predict weight loss

A new study shows that gut bacteria play a greater role in weight loss than diet and genetics combined.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Health and diseases
26 JAN

DTU assists in the fight against coronavirus

The Center for Diagnostik DTU is now upgrading its efforts and examining all positive samples for the new variants.

Viruses Genes and genomes Health and diseases
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14 JAN

Towards new methods for replacing animal testing

A novel alternative approach that can identify chemicals, which affect male reproductive health without the use of animal tests has been developed in a research project...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
2020
11 DEC

New approach can improve COVID-19 predictions worldwide

Methods currently used around the world for predicting the development of COVID-19 and other pandemics fail to report precisely on the best and worst case scenarios. Newly...

Medicine and medico technology Mathematics
Foto: Joachim Rode
11 DEC

Wastewater offers important source of knowledge about resistance

Wastewater analysis can detect the spread of resistant bacteria and can be used for global monitoring of the problem.    

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
09 DEC

Cells optimized to produce antimicrobial agents

With the help of ‘metabolic engineering’, researchers from DTU Biosustain are designing and optimizing microorganisms to produce new substances that can be...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Foto: Bax Lindhardt
07 DEC

Entire bacterial community can provide us with new antimicrobial agents

Instead of isolating antimicrobial agent-producing bacteria in laboratories, development is taking a new turn: Now the bacteria must live together just as they do in nature...

Bacteria and microorganisms Cells Synthetic biology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
Andreas Hougaard Laustsen
27 NOV

DKK 25 M to develop recombinant snakebite antivenom

A grant of DKK 25 M from Wellcome gives hope to snakebite victims in sub-Saharan Africa of better and safer treatment.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
27 NOV

Research focusing on scientific presentations and UN Sustainable Development Goals

PhD students at DTU are not only trained to do research, but also to talk about their research and how it contributes to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Medicine and medico technology
23 SEP

New technology causes body to fight cancer at full strength

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have found a way to break down the defence mechanisms that cancer cells use to slow down the immune system, and then restart the body&rsquo...

Medicine and medico technology
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15 SEP

New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
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09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
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