Interesting facts from the Medical Statistics
"Heart patch" - research into artificial heart muscle tissue (BioVAT-HF-DZHK20)
The Department of Medical Statistics and its study statistics team are involved in the BioVAT-HF study, which is led by the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and funded by the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). Within the study, the implantation of a "heart patch" with heart muscle tissue produced from stem cells is being tested for the first time worldwide in cases of heart failure.
The following video provides a brief overview of the study: "Herzpflaster“ - Forschung zu künstlichem Herzgewebe"
Discussion Paper "On the role of data, statistics and decisions in a pandemic"
This discussion paper was prepared with the participation of Prof. Tim Friede and published in the journal "Advances in Statistical Analysis".
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of decision-making processes during a pandemic and to make recommendations on this from a statistical perspective.
Statement on the systematic review "The serotonin theory of depression"
In an article of the NZZ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung), Professor Friede comments on the systematic review "The serotonin theory of depression".
To article "Depressionen: "An den fehlenden Glückshormonen liegt’s doch nicht"