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From sheet metal elements to host cells: DFG launches 10 new collaborative research centers
Date:12/2/2008

concentrated quality, their interdisciplinary approach and the endurance of funding projects for up to 12 years make the Collaborative Research Centres a "programme for quantifiable, top-level research". The Collaborative Research Centres, and their variations the Transregional Collaborative Research Centres and Transfer Projects, also contribute to promoting young researchers, to international research cooperation and to cooperation between science and the private sector. The conclusion of the DFG President following 40 years of Collaborative Research Centres: "The whole world is envious of this programme."

The new Collaborative Research Centres in detail: (in alphabetical order by host university)

Collaborative Research Centre/Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 57, "Organ Fibrosis: From Mechanisms of Injury to Modulation of Disease" deals with an extremely important scientific and clinical topic. Researchers at several sites study fibroses, i.e. the pathological growth of connective tissue in the liver and kidneys. This type of scarring can often lead to death and is also expensive to treat. The new project aims to decipher the still largely unknown pathophysiological fundamentals of fibrotic diseases. Identification of common molecular mechanisms in the kidneys and liver is especially important. It will only be possible to develop innovative therapies on this basis. (Host university: Rhineland-Westphalian Technical University of Aachen; Spokesperson: Professor Christian Trautwein; other universities involved: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn, University of the Saarland, Saarbrcken.)

Detailed research into special molecules, atoms and ions with unpaired electrons is at the centre of Collaborative Research Centre 813, "Chemistry at Spin Centres Concepts, Mechanisms, Applications". The so-called spin centres display unusual magnetic properties and high chemical reactivity; both may be extremely important for the
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Contact: Dr. Eva-Maria Streier
em.streier@dfg.de
49-228-885-2250
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
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