Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

A successful step in COPD research

The results of an innovative clinical study have proven a significantly positive effect on the heart function of COPD patients.

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Official launch of the iCAIR project

German-Australian collaboration: battling infection and resistance

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Project EU-ToxRisk

Fraunhofer ITEM scientists will test new approach methodologies for animal-free toxicity testing and risk assessment

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Life science campus with a focus on translation

Formal opening of “Science Campus Braunschweig-Süd”

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High-Performance Center for Translational Biomedical Engineering

From basic research to clinical testing of medical devices.

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Some people try to breathe – but can’t

Human lung samples for studying respiratory diseases

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P.R.I.T.® exposure system

We offer new approaches for in-vitro testing of inhalable substances.

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Personalized tumor therapy

New mechanisms of early metastatic spread in breast cancer have been discovered.

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Fraunhofer ITEM

The Fraunhofer-Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM is one of 69 institutions of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's leading organization for applied research. Fraunhofer ITEM aims to protect man from health hazards in our industrialized world and to contribute to the development of novel therapeutic approaches, with a focus on airway research.
With a staff of approximately 300 at its locations in Hannover, Braunschweig and Regensburg, the institute cooperates with industry, service providers, and public authorities in projects that drive economic development and serve the wider benefit of society.

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Our services and expertise

 

Drug Development

From drug candidate to proof of concept

 

Chemical Safety and Assessment

From risk analysis towards safe products

 

Translational Biomedical Engineering

From idea to safe medical device

 

Personalized Tumor Therapy

From molecular analysis to personalized therapy

News

News / 22.2.2018

A successful step in COPD research

The results of an innovative clinical study have proven a significantly positive effect on the heart function of COPD patients.

News / 21.2.2018

2017 CRACK IT Challenge competition

Two Fraunhofer ITEM scientists have been awarded funding for their projects.

News / 12.2.2018

Obituary: Professor Gerhard Schlüter

Member of the board of trustees and a close companion of the Fraunhofer ITEM passed away.  

News / 26.1.2018

New sleep laboratory

First study in new sleep laboratory to test a new antidepressant drug is about to start in the CRC Hannover.

 

Fraunhofer ITEM

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM

Nikolai-Fuchs-Strasse 1
30625 Hannover

Phone +49 511 5350-0

Events

21.2.2018

EEMGS 2018

During this year’s meeting of EEMGS and GUM, taking place in Potsdam (Germany) from March 18 to 21, Fraunhofer ITEM scientist Christina Ziemann will present results from the GUM working group on statistics in a joint lecture with Bernd-Wolfgang Igl of Bayer AG.

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21.2.2018

11th Berlin Conference on Life Sciences

The 11th Berlin Conference on Life Sciences with a focus on "Novel Antimicrobials & AMR Diagnostics" will take place at the Fraunhofer-Forum Berlin on March 2, 2018. Fraunhofer ITEM scientists Dr. Sabine Wronski will contribute a poster.

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15.2.2018

Operational Excellence in Clinical Trials Summit (OECT)

The Operational Excellence in Clinical Trials Summit (OECT) will be held in Berlin from March 7 to 8, 2018. In a joint key note with Wolfgang Seibold, Head of Clinical Operations, Boehringer Ingelheim, Philipp Badorrek, Head of Clinical Airway Research, Fraunhofer ITEM will give some interesting insights into expectation management in feasibility and recruitment.

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9.2.2018

SOT 2018

From March 11 to 15, Fraunhofer ITEM will be participating in the SOT Annual Meeting 2018 and related exhibition ToxExpo. Visitors are cordially invited to meet us at our booth no. 1231 and to join our exhibitor-hosted seminars.

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