FOP Germany supports the Bone Lab Dresden Dresden, 03.11.2020 Last week, we received the wonderful news that the FOP Association in Germany (www.fop-ev.de), a patient organization, will support research in the Bone Lab Dresden that is connected to heterotopic ossification and FOP. Receiving such a generous gift from FOP eV is a tremendous honor and highly motivating! We are delighted to have the support from such an active patient group! FOP is an ultra-rare disease that is characterized by excessive heterotopic ossification that progressively limits movement. All patients with FOP have a characteristic [...]
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Tracing Iron Newly funded Research Unit FerrOs studies effects of iron metabolism on bone and liver health. Professor Martina Rauner and associates receive 4.5 million Euros for DFG Research Group. Dresden, 16.10.2020 The trace element iron is essential for life. The liver is a central organ for iron homeostasis and maintains systemic iron levels in a narrow range that is optimal for human health. Iron deficiency is commonly the result of inappropriate uptake as in vegetarians or after chronic blood loss. The resulting iron-deficiency anemia is a common disease of the elderly. However, [...]