Recent press releases

Pentracor titled as innovative and presented in the IGG WB newsletter

09.09.2022

The IGG WB current newsletter of the Brandenburg Healthcare Initiative, issue 2/2022, reports on Pentracor GmbH and describes it as innovative.

Pharmacy magazine Mylife reports on CRP apheresis in heart attacks

Berlin, 03.06.2022

The pharmacy magazine Mylife has published an interview with a heart attack patient and his doctor. Our managing director also has his say here. The original article can be found on pages 52 - 45 of issue 11/2022.

Second part of the second episode of our podcast has been published on YouTube

19.05.2022

Pentracast is the name of our new, informative podcast in which various employees, users and many others answer questions from our medical device consultant Henrike Weß.
This is the second part of the conversation between Henrike and Oliver

German Journal "Ärzteblatt" on C-reactive protein

01.04.2022

Today the north-eastern German journal reports on C-reactive protein

German magazine Superillu reports on CRP apheresis in heart attack

18.02.2022

The German magazine Superillu published an interview with an AMI patient who was treated with CRP apheresis and his physician.

The magazine Focus reports on CRP apheresis in COVID-19

11.02.2022

Focus published an interview with an early COVID patient who was treated with CRP apheresis

Published Papers

Special Issue "C-Reactive Protein and Cardiovascular Disease: Clinical Aspects"

22.06.2022

This editorial was published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine.

New article on CRP apheresis in acute myocardial infarction or COVID-19 published

Berlin, 25.03.2022

The article appeared in the renowned magazine "Medical Clinic - Intensive Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine" in issue 117 on pages 191-199.

Another Publication on 7 COVID patients

01.04.2022

The Journal of Clinical Medicine published an article on 7 patients with severe COVID-19 who have been treated with CRP apheresis.

German Journal "Ärzteblatt" on C-reactive protein

01.04.2022

Today the north-eastern German journal reports on C-reactive protein

Review zur CRP-Apherese bei Herzinfarkt und COVID-19

28.03.2022

A German medical magazine for intensive care and emergency medicine published a review on CRP-Apheresis in patients with acute myocardial infarction and COVID-19

Publication on the pros and cons of CRP-Apheresis

28.03.2022

The Journal of Clinical Medicine published an article on the pros and cons of selective CRP-Apheresis in humans.

Awards

Pentracor CAMI-1 study praised as groundbreaking

11.01.2022

The authors of the review article “Immune Mechanisms of Plaque Instability” from the Charité Cardiology Department describe the Pentracor CAMI-1 study “CRP apheresis in Acute Myocardial Infarction” as groundbreaking.

Ahmed Sheriff named one of the most important Brandenburgers in 2022

03.01.2022

The MOZ names our managing director the “most important Brandenburger”

Pentracor was awarded the "Zukunftspreis Brandenburg" 2021

12.11.2021
Pentracor was awarded the "Zukunftspreis Brandenburg" 2021!
A total of six companies and one special prize winner were awarded the state's most important business prize, the "Zukunftspreis Brandenburg" 2021. With their business ideas and developments, they convinced the top-class jury of 16 of their special achievements for the Brandenburg economy. Brandenburg's Minister President Dr. Dietmar Woidke congratulated the winners at the Holiday Inn Berlin Airport Conference Centre in Schönefeld and pointed out the importance of regional companies for the entire state of Brandenburg. In several rounds, they prevailed against a total of 82 applicants.

German Medical Award 2020 will be handed to Prof. Torzewski

08.11.2021
Nachdem Herr Prof. Jan Torzewski vom Klinikum Kempten letztes Jahr den 2. Platz beim German Medical Award erreicht hat, wird ihm der Preis am 16.11.2021 im Rahmen der MEDICA Düsseldorf und der diesjährigen Verleihung, überreicht.

2nd place for Prof. Torzewski at the GMA

18.11.2020
He was awarded in the category 'Medical Innovation Practices & Clinics - Cardiology' for the application of the innovative CRP apheresis after myocardial infarction. He prevailed against almost all colleagues, in particular also from university hospitals and heart centers.

Project "C-reactive protein and cardiovascular diseases" was nominated for the German Medical Award

01.10.2020
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Jan Torzewski of the Klinikum Kempten and Klinik Immenstadt from the Klinikverbund Allgäu has been nominated for the German Medical Award.

Webinars

Second part of the second episode of our podcast has been published on YouTube

19.05.2022

Pentracast is the name of our new, informative podcast in which various employees, users and many others answer questions from our medical device consultant Henrike Weß.
This is the second part of the conversation between Henrike and Oliver

Second episode of our podcast has been published

08.04.2022

In the second episode Henrike has a chat with our colleague Oliver Wenske

Advanced training course on apheresis in acute COVID-19

06.04.2022

The event series of Brandenburg College For Nephrology starts of with the topic of CRP-Apheresis.

Lecture on the topic of CRP apheresis in severe COVID-19 courses at the BioBilanz seminar

20.01.22

At the web seminar "Biotech vs. SARS-CoV-2: A BioBilanz", Pentracor gave a lecture on CRP apheresis against COVID-19. The field report was presented by Managing Director Dr. Ahmed Sheriff.

The first episode of our podcast with Pentracor CEO Dr. Sheriff is online!

12.02.2022

Pentracast is the name of our new, informative podcast in which various employees, users and many others answer questions from our medical device consultant Henrike Weß.

Announcement: Web seminar with experience report on CRP apheresis against COVID-19

20.01.2022

We are represented with a lecture at the web seminar Biotech vs. SARS-CoV-2: A BioBilanz.

Events

Pentacor in the opening act of the Heart Days

20.05.2022

The Pentracor is at the Heart Days of the German Society of Cardiology 2022 on September 29th. – 01.10.2022 represented in Bonn.

Advanced training course on apheresis in acute COVID-19

06.04.2022

The event series of Brandenburg College For Nephrology starts of with the topic of CRP-Apheresis.

Lecture on the topic of CRP apheresis in severe COVID-19 courses at the BioBilanz seminar

20.01.22

At the web seminar "Biotech vs. SARS-CoV-2: A BioBilanz", Pentracor gave a lecture on CRP apheresis against COVID-19. The field report was presented by Managing Director Dr. Ahmed Sheriff.

Announcement: Web seminar with experience report on CRP apheresis against COVID-19

20.01.2022

We are represented with a lecture at the web seminar Biotech vs. SARS-CoV-2: A BioBilanz.

"Neutron" podcast presents CRP apheresis

21.05.2021
On the Neutron podcast, CRP apheresis was introduced and explained, and Dr. Ahmed Sheriff was interviewed. The focus was on the use of the therapy in COVID-19 patients.

bbb Lunch & Learn "COVID-19 patients successfully treated with CRP blood wash - a new therapy option in the pandemic."

19.05.2021
As part of the Lunch & Learn event series of the Biotechnologieverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (bbb), Dr. Ahmed Sheriff presented the PentraSorb® CRP and reported on its use at Klinikum Havelhöhe, where almost all COVID-19 patients are now treated with CRP apheresis. Afterwards there was an exciting discussion.

Other

Second part of the second episode of our podcast has been published on YouTube

19.05.2022

Pentracast is the name of our new, informative podcast in which various employees, users and many others answer questions from our medical device consultant Henrike Weß.
This is the second part of the conversation between Henrike and Oliver

Pentracor becomes a member of BVMed

10.08.2021

Pentracor recently joined the BVMed business association, which represents the interests of the German medtech industry and, in particular, medtech SMEs. BVMed represents around 220 industrial and commercial companies in the medical technology sector. Among others, the world's 20 largest medical device manufacturers in the consumer goods sector are organized in BVMed.

Pentracor donates Corona rapid tests to the Berliner Stadtmission

03.12.2020
To meet the strict hygiene requirements for emergency overnight stays, the Berliner Stadtmission has an increasing need for Corona rapid tests for guests and staff.

The 100th patient was successfully treated with CRP apheresis

14.10.2020
Der 100. Patient wurde dieser Tage mit der CRP-Apherese behandelt. Diese Behandlung lief im Rahmen der CABY1-Studie (CRP-Apherese nach koronarer Bypass-Operation) und wurde wie gewohnt sicher durchgeführt. Wir freuen uns, dass nun schon 100 Patienten von der Therapie profitieren konnten und hoffen, noch zahlreichen weiteren Menschen helfen zu können.

Pentracor GmbH celebrates its 10th anniversary!

25.08.2020
On August 25, 2010, Dr. Ahmed Sheriff together with Birgit Vogt, Dr. Rudolf Kunze, Stephan Hiller and Dr. Bernd Wegener founded Pentracor GmbH to implement the idea of CRP apheresis for acute inflammation-driven diseases such as myocardial infarction.