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BCRT

abbreviation of: Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies

Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies

BSRT

abbreviation of: Berlin Brandenburg School of regenerative Therapies

BSRT is a Graduate School.

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Charité 3R

definition: Charité 3R

Charité 3R - Replace | Reduce | Refine – promotes the development of innovative methods in biomedical research with the objective of replacing animal experiments, reducing their number or refining experiments in order to relieve the burden placed on laboratory animals.  With the over-arching goal of improving biomedical translation into applicable therapies for the human patient in mind, Charité 3 R is an interdisciplinary effort to improve both medicine and animal welfare.  Charité 3R will stimulate research in all 3Rs and consequently foster the development of novel alternative methods.

CT

abbreviation of: computer tomography

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DGFI

abbreviation of: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie (German Society for Immunolgy)

Society of all Immunologists in Germany

DRFZ

abbreviation of: Deutsches Rheumaforschungszentrum (German Rheumatism Research Center)

A Leibniz Institute

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KLH

abbreviation of: Karl-Landsteiner-Haus

The Karl-Landsteiner-Haus is situated at Charité Campus Benjamin Franklin.

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MDC

abbreviation of: Max Delbrück Zentrum (Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine)

A Helmholtz Institute

MPI

abbreviation of: Max Planck Institute

A Max Planck Institute.

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RCIS

Research Center ImmunoSciences

Akronym for Research Center ImmunoSciences of the Charité– Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

RKI

abbreviation of: Robert Koch Institute

Government's central scientific institution in the field of biomedicine.

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SFB

abbreviation of: Sonderforschungsbereich (Collaborative Research Center)

There are several Collaborative Research Centers in Germany. They consist of research groups that belong to universities/institutes within a city or a region. These groups study on the same topic to obtain new scienetific findings. SFBs are financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG) from funds of the Federal States of Germany.

SFB-TR

abbreviation of: Sonderforschungsbereich-Transregio (Collaborative Research Center-Transregio)

Collaborative Research Center that is based on collaboration between several universities/institutes in different regions of Germany.

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TDH

abbreviation of: Tibor-Diamantstein-Haus

The Tibor-Diamantstein-Haus is located at Charité Campus Benjamin Franklin.

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ZIBI

abbreviation of: Center for Infection biology and Immunity

A center of the Humboldt-University in Berlin.