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Issue 2014

3/2014

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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