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Institut für Medizinische Informatik, Statistik und Epidemiologie
The aim of this project is to validate and improve an in vitro test system developed in a previous project for the prediction of hepatotoxicity induced by chemical substances and drugs. For this purpose, the test system will be supplemented with immunological cells in order to be able to detect idiosyncratic reactions. In the subproject of the working group of Prof. Daniel Seehofer and Dr. Georg Damm, primary liver cells will be provided and the in vitro model will be improved by Kupffer cells.
This population-based study examined 10,000 participants randomly selected from the Leipzig population (2011 to 2014). A follow-up is to be carried out from 2017 - 2020. The study mainly included people aged between 40 and 79. All participants underwent a 6-hour study program and people over 60 years of age were invited two more times to in-depth study of cognition and depression and the brain (MRI, EEG). Extensive measurements of genome, metabolome and transcriptome are available. The LIFE-ADULT
Goal of the Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases (LIFE) is the investigation of civilization diseases like depression, diabetes, allergies or cardiovascular diseases. For this purpose we collect as much data as possible regarding health and living conditions of the population in Leipzig and provide these data for scientists of the University of Leipzig and other research institutions.
The Leipzig Health Atlas (LHA) is an alliance of medical ontologists, medical systems biologists and clinical trials groups to design and implement a multi-functional and quality-assured atlas. It provides models, data and metadata on specific use cases from medical research fields in which our team has scientific and clinical expertise.
Projects: LIFE Adult, LIFE - Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases, GC-HBOC - German Consortium for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer, GC-HNPCC - German Consortium for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancerhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7247-282X