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03 July 2019

A full house

The Neuruppin campus hosted the MHB Higher Education Information Day (HIT) again last Saturday. Prospective students with an interest in medicine and psychology were invited to lectures and interactive presentations, to learn more about the MHB concept and programmes, and get a personal impression on site.

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08 April 2019

“A good place to be”

The cultural centre Kulturkirche in Neuruppin hosted last Friday’s matriculation ceremony for 48 new students of medicine and eight Master students of psychology who began their studies at the MHB this summer term.

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01 April 2019

Skills Lab hosts symposium

The Skills Lab at the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) hosted the 14thInternational Skills Lab Symposium (iSLS 2019) on the campuses Brandenburg and Neuruppin on 29 and 30 March 2019.

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04 March 2019

Ceremony for first MHB psychology graduates

The Neuruppin Tempelgarten hosted the farewell ceremony for the first generation of MHB graduates in psychology last Saturday. MHB president Edmund Neugebauer underlined the importance of this event in the history of the Brandenburg Medical School.

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15 February 2019

Brandenburg government supports new MHB faculty with 6.4 million Euro.

A financial agreement on funding from the Brandenburg government for the new Faculty of Health Sciences was signed in Potsdam last Friday. Signatories were Prof. Edmund Neugebauer as president of the Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane, MHB campus GmbH director Martin Pangritz, and the Brandenburg Minister of Science and Research Dr. Martina Münch. 1.6 million Euro per year for a total of four new professorships will go to the MHB in the next four years.

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08 February 2019

MHB again joins grant programme

State of Brandenburg approves continued funding. MHB can award up to 22 scholarships of 300 EUR per month starting with the summer term 2019.

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04 February 2019

Medical students as researchers

47 medical students presented posters to illustrate research projects and findings from 25 different disciplines which they developed within the 8-week scientific internship.

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24 January 2019

MHB Skills Lab hosts symposium

The Skills Lab at the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) will host the 14th International Skills Lab Symposium (iSLS 2019) on the campuses Brandenburg and Neuruppin on 29 and 30 March 2019, with approximately 200 expected participants.

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14 January 2019

Dr. House as training material

Prof., Christian Mang uses TV series about misanthropic doctor to teach diagnosis to MHB students. Guest commentary by Thomas Steinberg.

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07 January 2019

Digitally connected across locations

MHB introduces innovative video conference system. The idea is to digitise teaching and link up decentralised university sites, with further potential uses in planning.

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18 December 2018

Christmas carols

Carol-singing MHB students visit Ruppin hospitals for the third consecutive year.

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10 December 2018

MHB visits Faculty of Medicine in Haifa

An MHB delegation led by Dean Prof. Dr. Edmund Neugebauer visited the Faculty of Medicine at the TECHNION – Israel Institute of Technology from 5 to 7 December 2018. Apart from personal encounters and the cultivation of existing relations, a primary aim was an official partnership agreement with the institution which was founded in 1924.

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07 December 2018

MHB angiopathy researchers develop ‘dynamite’ for arteries

Ivo Buschmann (MHB professor of angiology and director of the university angiology clinic at the Brandenburg Municipal Hospital) and his team of researchers documented that nitric oxide, a molecule chemically related to explosives, helps to improve heart blood circulation.

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22 November 2018

Students present findings from ultrasound course

Basle (Switzerland) hosted this year’s annual meeting of German, Swiss and Austrian Societies of Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM, SGUM, ÖGUM) from 13 to 16 November 2018. Two MHB students presented findings from feasibility study. DEGUM awarded honorary membership to Dieter Nürnberg for long-standing commitment to ultrasound diagnostics.

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19 November 2018

Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials starts work

The newly founded Brandenburg Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials (KKS-BB) started work with a first research workshop on the Neuruppin campus last Friday, 16 November 2018.

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30 October 2018

For diversity – against xenophobia

Students of the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) have joined forces with Neuruppin’s Mayor Jens-Peter Golde to assume sponsorship for the design of the wall outside the town hall. The initiative “for diversity – against xenophobia” is a clear statement against racism and xenophobia in Neuruppin.

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15 October 2018

The attractions of country life

The town of Guben was the destination of the MHB van with seven medical students on board on its first tour to the countryside in Brandenburg last weekend (13/14 October). The idea is to visit regions threatened by a shortage of medical care and raise their chances to attract future physicians.

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15 October 2018

Cross of the Order of Merit for MHB founding president

Prof. Dr. Dieter Nürnberg, gastroenterologist and founding president of the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB), was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Brandenburg Science Minister Dr. Martina Münch (Social Democrats) gave the laudation and conferred the honour on the premises of the Potsdam Ministry of Science, Research and Cultural Affairs today.

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08 October 2018

"My advice: practise and read!"

About 70 students take up psychology studies. The Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) welcomed 43 new Bachelor and 24 Master students with a ceremony last Friday. The location: Neuruppiner Kulturkirche, former church and now cultural centre.

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24 September 2018

MHB students as tutors at EUROSON congress

Poznan (Poland) hosted this year’s meeting of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) with more than 1,000 participants from 6 to 9 September 2018. The event gave MHB students Benedikt Seckinger, Adrian Gahleitner, David Boten and Gregor Barth the opportunity to pass on the knowledge and skills acquired in ultrasound tutor training to other attending students.

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