Max­Planck­Research Magazine

Issue 2018

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2018

Post to Cairo, Egypt: The Nobel Prize as a turning point
Scientists from 100 countries of the world work at the Max Planck Institutes. Here they write about their personal experiences and impressions. Mohamed El-Brolosy from Cairo is a doctoral student at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim. He talks about the cultural and structural differences between Germany and Egypt, explains the bureaucratic obstacles that can hinder research in Egypt, and describes how karate is helping him improve his German.
Issue 2014


A Repairable Heart
Newts possess the almost magical ability to regenerate damaged tissue, making them unique among vertebrates. Thomas Braun of the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim is studying the amphibians to learn how an organism can regrow entire organs. Perhaps one day it will help enhance the capacity for regeneration in humans.
Issue 2011

MPR 2 /2011

Walking the Line between Research and Practice
The advances made by Werner Seeger and his team in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension mean that many patients
at least live longer, with a better quality of life.
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