Famous for his work on radioactive elements and the development of radiotracers, George de Hevesy made the first observations of biological processes in living organisms possible.
Kevin studied biomedical chemistry in Mainz and has always been obsessed with how and why molecules do what they do. In particular, he's interested in using radioactive elements for medical purposes and how to overcome the challenges of cancer treatment.
Treating bone defects caused by osteoporosis with hydrogels
In the lab, a multi-functional hydrogel was shown to not only repair defects but also strengthen bone weakened by osteoporosis.
Do vitamins prevent cancer and heart disease?
In a cohort of almost 700,000 people, scientists take a closer look at whether vitamins help in preventing cancer and heart disease.
Clinical trial shows improved rare blood cancer treatment
A new drug called momelotinib reduces the need for blood transfusions in anemic patients suffering from myelofibrosis.