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Press releases

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Funds Two Projects from Dortmund

To extend the image analysis platform napari, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is funding two projects of the ISAS research groups AMBIOM - Analysis of Microscopic BIOMedical Images and Spatial Metabolomics. They will develop software that scientists worldwide can use free of charge. One of the new Dortmund plugins will enable better cell analysis (segmentation, tracking). The second plugin will improve the integration of mass spectrometry image data with other image formats.

New Active Agent against Heart Failure – Kristina Lorenz wins Phoenix Prize

Professor Kristina Lorenz and her interdisciplinary team found a peptide agent against heart failure. For this achievment, she has been awarded the Phoenix Pharmacy Prize in the category "Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy".

New AMBIOM Group: Jianxu Chen Wants to Develop „Eyes and Brains“

Led by Dr Jianxu Chen, the junior research group AMBIOM plans to develop algorithms and methods that will allow countless image data worldwide to be analysed automatically, quickly and economically.

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Annual Report

The current annual report, which the institute published at the end of May 2022, provides an insight into the work of ISAS staff and their research with partners, and presents projects from 2021.