Cancer, chronic intestinal diseases, haemophilia – diagnoses such as these often mean long years of suffering for the patient concerned. Many drugs could be more effective if they were tailored individually to the person with the disease. Numerous researchers in Germany are working on such personalized forms of therapy. You can also read our interview with a young Buddhism researcher from Israel, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month: would you ever have imagined that there are around 31,000 collaborations between German universities and international partners alone?
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