Pharmacists and mathematicians in the PharMetrX doctoral program have been working on individual recommendations for administering drugs for five years now.
Two patients suffer from infections in the chest area following a bypass operation, and the doctor prescribes the same medication for both. It works for one, but not the other. Could this have been foreseen? Pharmacists and mathematicians at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Potsdam are working together on drug recommendations that are better tailored to individual patients or groups of patients.
European Documentation Centre at the University Library at Freie Universität turns 50
Flight routes at Berlin’s new airport, the Erasmus exchange program, the European Union’s free trade agreements – topics like these are reflected in the theses and dissertations of many students at Freie Universität. They are supported in this process by the European Documentation Centre (EDC) located on the second floor of the University Library.
Doctoral candidates from Germany and India study the foundations of infectious disease in humans
Sometimes all it takes is a mosquito bite to make a person sick, or a neighbor on the bus coughing. While transmission of illnesses such as malaria and tuberculosis has already been researched exhaustively, other aspects are still puzzling to researchers.