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Using maths to identify optimum dosage

Only a handful of potential pharmaceutical ingredients pass clinical tests and get approved for the market. By deploying better statistical procedures in dose-finding studies, the number of successful substances could be increased. RUB mathematicians have developed such a procedure. RUBIN article

Detecting lung cancer at an early stage

A new diagnostic method, namely spectral histopathology, facilitates marker-free detection of individual subtypes of lung cancers. It was developed by researchers at the PURE consortium. They have successfully applied it in collaboration with clinicians at the Ruhrlandklinik in Essen. It is an automatable imaging process which, by classifying specific forms of lung cancer, facilitates a prognosis regarding a tumour’s aggressiveness. Press Release

Great love or convenient set of wheels

Why do people buy what kind of car and what does that say about them? Psychologist Dr Rüdiger Hossiep could talk about this topic at length. RUBIN interview


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