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  • Neurons with active POMC gene © Charité | Lara Lechner
    Neurons with active POMC gene © Charité | Lara Lechner

    New factor influencing obesity discovered

    A Charité study shows that the “formatting” of a satiety gene also increases the risk of obesity – at least in women.

  • Creating a sound basis for future healthcare

    Charité assumes presidency of the European University Hospital Alliance (EUHA)

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Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe. All of our clinical care, research and teaching is delivered by physicians and researchers of the highest international standard. Charité proudly lays claim to more than half of all German Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine, including Emil von Behring, Robert Koch, and Paul Ehrlich. Charité is internationally renowned for its excellence in teaching and training. The Charité is the joint medical faculty of Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Charité extends over four campuses, and has over 100 different Departments and Institutes, which make up a total of 17 different CharitéCenters. Having marked its 300-year anniversary in 2010, Charité is now one of the largest employers in Berlin. 
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