Monthly Archives: September 2015

Annual lab retreat in Meissen

The Hyman lab went on our second annual retreat to the town of Meissen on September 4. Tony gave his annual vision talk, we had lots of great discussions, and then went on a walk around the beautiful Meissen Altstadt (old city). See a few photos of the day below!

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Congratulations to “Dresden – Place to Be,” winner of Citizen’s Prize for commitment to creating a welcoming culture in Dresden for immigrants and refugees

Congratulations to chairwoman Elisabeth Ehninger and the entire association of “Dresden – Place to Be“, honored yesterday by the German Press with the 6th annual Citizen of the Year prize. “Dresden – Place to Be” is an organization committed to creating an open and welcoming culture in our city for all immigrants and refugees. MPI-CBG Directors […]

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Run and Roll! Fundraiser for Refugees on Oct 4

The MPI-CBG is one of the organizers of a huge upcoming charity event for refugees: “Run and Roll! Dresden gets moving!” This fundraiser will specifically raise money to improve the medical care for refugees in and around Dresden. Participants can run/walk the 5.7km course around the Großer Garten in Dresden, or “roll” the course on […]

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Dresden – Place to Be

Kurz nach die Wende bin ich mit meine Kollegen nach Dresden gekommen mit der folgenden Vision: Können wir Dresden weltweit zu einem der Top-Standorte für Biomedizin entwickeln? Wir wollten eine neue Art von Institut in Deutschland aufbauen – ein Institut, wo Menschen Topforschung betreiben und Spaß dabei haben. Es ist sehr schwer neue Sachen an […]

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Rescuing Biomedical Research — join the discussion about how to address the flaws in the system

Tony is a member of the steering committee for the “Rescuing Biomedical Research” initiative, which publicly launched its website today. Read the press release here. Please visit the website to learn more about the problems we face, the progress that’s being made, and most importantly, to give your input on topics ranging from training to funding to […]

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Write up of our paper on Alzforum: “ALS Protein Said to Liquefy, Then Freeze en Route to Disease”

There is an excellent write up of our recent paper on Alzforum by science writer Amber Dance, including interviews with the authors and others in the field. Read it here: ALS Protein Said to Liquefy, Then Freeze en Route to Disease.

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