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We cordially invite all interested scientists on 29.11.2023 to the
Collaborating Intensive Programme on “Environment, Climate Change and Health”
organised by the University of Leipzig, Charité Berlin and Chiba University, Japan. Colleagues from the UFZ will also give exciting lectures. Free registration is possible until 22.11.2023.
We warmly welcome Xiaoya He and Bingyu Wang as new PhD student to our team!
We are very proud of our PhD student Stembridge Ayuk, who won the New Investigator Travel Award at the IFPA meeting 2023 in New Zealand for his excellent abstract. Congratulations!
The annual IFPA meeting 2023 took place from 5th to 8th September in Rotorua, New Zealand. Prof. Ana Zenclussen gave an invited talk about B cell-mediated mechanisms underlying pregnancy complications.
Our German-Italian cooperation project reveals the potential harmful effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). They are present in our everyday life and will continue to do so for further decades due to their extreme longevity. Here, you can read more about the PFAS-mediated reduction in immune cell activity and its impact on our health.
New publication about the detrimental effects of daily life chemicals on health, especially during pregnancy. The article shows results of a survey among 289 women between the ages of 18 and 45 about their environmental chemical education requirements.
The 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting took place 26th to 30th of June. Our team member Dr. Violeta Stojanovska got invited as one of 600 international researchers to meet 39 Nobel laureates.
On Friday, June 23rd, the Long Night of Sciences in Leipzig took place. Many interested visitors wanted to learn more about environmental chemicals and their effects on health, placenta, pregnancy, and child development and tested their knowledge in our quiz. It was a succesful evening!
On June 22nd, we welcomed Dr. Rosanna Ramhorst as our guest, who presented her research on immunoregulation of the decidualization program and spent two days with us. Thank you for being here, it was a pleasure!
The annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) took place May 21st to 25th in Santa Fe, NM, USA. Our team members Dr. Anne Schumacher and Dr. Tobias Kretschmer attended the meeting and presented their research.
We congratulate Prof. Ana Zenclussen on her appointment as a member of the BfR Commission on Contaminants in the Food Chain for the session period 2022 to 2025 and wish her every success!
We participate in the joint research project SaxoChiLD.
We participate in the joint research project