Scientific Highlights

10 January 2022

Millions in funding for brain and quantum research

Research Using Synchrotron Light Materials Research Biology Human Health Matter and Material Quantum Research

The European Research Council approves PSI projects for the development of a quantum computer and brain research worth about 5 million euros.

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21 December 2021
Cristina Müller and Nick van der Meulen

Terbium Triumph

Bench-to-bedside successes: Fruitful collaborations at PSI’s Center for Radiopharmaceutical Sciences make bringing Terbium-161 to the clinic a reality.

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16 December 2021
Ligand induced dimerization of GPCR

Biased signalling for better drugs

A dream drug would provide a targeted therapeutic effect without side effects. Biased signalling could make this a reality. Publishing in PNAS, PSI researchers present a platform for biased signalling-based drug discovery.

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15 December 2021

Fingerprint of Copper in Peptides Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

In an interdisciplinary project, researchers from the Laboratory of Nanoscale Biology in BIO  and the Laboratory for Condensed Matter in PSD have revealed the reaction between the nitrogen atoms of the amyloid-beta peptide and copper/zinc ions by using soft X-ray absorption spectroscopy.

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28 September 2021
Roger Benoit

Protein distancing

Media Releases Biology Human Health

PSI researchers have developed a new method to attach proteins to the surface of virus-like particles.

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