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ALS

abbreviation of: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

ATMP

abbreviation of: Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product

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BCRT

abbreviation of: Berlin-Brandenburg Center of Regenerative Therapies

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CFM

abbreviation of: Charité Facility Management

Charité CFM Facility Management GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of Charité and is responsible for the entire operational facility management.

Charité 3R

definition: Charité 3R

Charité 3R – Replace | Reduce | Refine – promotes the development of innovative methods in biomedical research with the objective of replacing animal experiments, reducing their number or refining experiments in order to relieve the burden placed on laboratory animals. With the over-arching goal of improving biomedical translation into applicable therapies for the human patient in mind, Charité 3R is an interdisciplinary effort to improve both medicine and animal welfare. Charité 3R will stimulate research in all 3Rs and consequently foster the development of novel alternative methods.

Charite 3R Website

COPD

abbreviation of: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CRO

abbreviation of: Charité Research Organisation

Company Charité research organization

CT

abbreviation of: computed tomography

CWC

abbreviation of: Charité Welcome Center

Charité Welcome Center

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DFG

abbreviation of: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

German Research Foundation

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EGZB

definition: Evangelisches Geriatriezentrum

Company, center for geriatric medicine

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GDL

definition: Gesundheitsdienstleistungsgesellschaft

Company, manages personnel services and supports the Charité in international patient management.

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MRI

abbreviation of: Magnetic resonance imaging