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Health - 26.07.2022
Spread of Covid-19 in Schools: Video Instructions for Effective Low-cost Ventilation System with DIY-Materials
Spread of Covid-19 in Schools: Video Instructions for Effective Low-cost Ventilation System with DIY-Materials
In two pilot classes of a Graz school, TU Graz shows that effective ventilation systems in schools and kindergartens can be installed very easily and inexpensively with material from the hardware store.

Health - 12.07.2022
Austrian Society of Surgery awards Theodor Billroth Prize to Vera Vorstandlechner
Vera Vorstandlechner from the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of MedUni Vienna received the award for her research, which focuses on the genetic landscape of hypertrophic scars and the identification of new therapeutic approaches. The study that impressed the expert jury was published in Nature Communications in October 2021 under the title "The serine proteases dipeptidyl-peptidase 4 and urokinase are key molecules in human and mouse scar formation" (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467'021 -26495-2).

Health - Campus - 08.07.2022
Admissions procedure for medical studies: 11,643 took part
Out of 15,788 applicants who had originally registered, a total of 11,643 candidates took part in today's (Friday's) MedAT joint entrance exam for a place at the medical universities of Vienna, Innsbruck and Graz or the Medical Faculty of Johannes Kepler University in Linz.

Health - 27.06.2022
Neonatal screening: programme successfully expanded
The Austrian Neonatal Screening Programme (ÖNGS) has been an ongoing success story since the 1960s.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.06.2022
Austrian Academy of Sciences scholarships for MedUni Vienna researchers
The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has accepted more young researchers onto its scholarship programmes.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.06.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 01.06.2022
Marta Rizzi takes over Chair in Clinical Experimental Immunology
Marta Rizzi took over the Chair in Clinical Experimental Immunology (§98) at MedUni Vienna at the beginning of June. The expert on human B-cell lymphocytes comes to Vienna from University Hospital Freiburg. Marta Rizzi is an expert in human B-cell lymphocyte development, activation both in physiological and disease context.

Health - Sport - 30.05.2022
Preventing and actively treating back pain
Around 1.9 million people in Austria suffer from chronic back pain - it is very widespread and the second most common reason for sick leave.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.05.2022
Novel implant for the treatment of valvular heart disease
In a complex procedure, a team from the Department of Cardiac Surgery at MedUni Vienna and University Hospital Vienna has, for the first time, successfully inserted a novel implant for treating tricuspid valve regurgitation via a single access on one side of the groin.

Health - 13.05.2022
Locked-In Syndrome: Ending Isolation with Brain-Computer Interfaces
Locked-In Syndrome: Ending Isolation with Brain-Computer Interfaces
People with locked-in syndrome (LIS) are enormously restricted in their communication. Implantable brain-computer interfaces that decode speech in real time from brain signals should help free users from isolation.

Health - Social Sciences - 12.05.2022
One in five male adolescents suffers from high blood pressure
To mark World Hypertension Day on 17 May, MedUni Vienna is raising awareness about the growing number of children and adolescents with high blood pressure.

Health - Event - 12.05.2022
The Long Night of Research engages ’heart and mind’
On the Medical Research Mile on the Long Night of Research on 20 May 2022, MedUni Vienna's focus will be on two major organs of the human body.

Social Sciences - Health - 09.05.2022
75% of the foods promoted by influencers are unhealthy
Three-quarters of the products that German-speaking influencers post about on various social media channels are so unhealthy that they contravene the WHO (World Health Organization) advertising standards for children.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.05.2022
New heart valve technology for the treatment of aortic valve regurgitation
Aortic valve regurgitation is one of the commonest heart defects. If the aortic valve no longer closes tightly, the valve has to be reconstructed or replaced.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.05.2022
Antonia Müller takes up professorial chair in cell therapy and transfusion medicine
On 1 May 2022, Antonia Müller, an expert in stem cell and immune cell therapies, took over the Chair in Cell Therapy and Transfusion Medicine (§98) at MedUni Vienna and leadership of the Department of Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine of MedUni Vienna and University Hospital Vienna.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.04.2022
Reduced fatty acid levels: Graz research leads the way for medicines
Reduced fatty acid levels: Graz research leads the way for medicines
Atglistatin can reduce the fatty acid level in the blood, which is causal for type II diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver or cardiac insufficiency.

Health - Campus - 13.04.2022
MedAT admissions procedure to study medicine 15,788 applications
The end of March was the deadline for applications to take part in the joint admission procedures for the medical universities in Vienna, Innsbruck and Graz as well as the Medical Faculty of Johannes Kepler University in Linz.

Event - Health - 18.03.2022

Event - Health - 11.02.2022

Health - 12.10.2021
Break through the tumor's protective shield
Break through the tumor’s protective shield
A team at the Department for Pharmaceutical Sciences developed a therapy concept that could stop tumor growth.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.09.2021
BCI Research: Computer Decodes Continuous Movement from Brain Signals
BCI Research: Computer Decodes Continuous Movement from Brain Signals
For the first time ever, the intention of a continuous movement was able to be read out from non-invasive brain signals at TU Graz.

Health - Campus - 03.08.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 01.07.2021
The World's First Digital Model of a Cancer Cell
The World’s First Digital Model of a Cancer Cell
The computer model, developed under the lead management of researchers at TU Graz, simulates the cyclical changes in the membrane potential of a cancer cell using the example of human lung adenocarcinoma and opens up completely new avenues in cancer research.

Health - 14.05.2021
Brakes as Emitters of Particulate Matter
Brakes as Emitters of Particulate Matter
"We have a problem and nobody knows how big it is," says TU Graz researcher Peter Fischer. But one thing is certain: brakes cause more particulate matter (PM) emissions than internal combustion engines via their exhaust gases.

Health - Campus - 02.03.2021
Corona Update | test and vaccinate
Use the TUW test offer at BIPA shops in Vienna and register for the COVID-19 vaccination in the separate category "Schoolchildren, students and university staff".

Pharmacology - Health - 09.02.2021
Irrational Fears of Life-Threatening
Irrational Fears of Life-Threatening "corona" Virus Diagnosis
Recent results (05.02.21) of the study "Knowledge of and attitudes towards Corona", initiated by Univ.-Prof. Manuel Schabus, includes data from a total of 3,606 adults living in Austria (64.2% female, 35.5% male, 0.3% diverse).

Health - Campus - 22.01.2021

Health - 04.12.2020
TU Graz develops screening system for lung sound analysis
TU Graz develops screening system for lung sound analysis
A multi-channel recording device developed at TU Graz for pathological lung sounds and associated automatic lung sound analysis could support existing screening methods for early detection of, for example, Covid-19 infections.

Health - Career - 06.10.2020
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