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Maren Engelhardt

Aging: A Blessing or a Curse?

Why do we age? How important are genes? We spoke with cell biologist Prof. Maren Engelhardt about the process of aging.

Maren Engelhardt

New Chair for Anatomy and Cell Biology at the JKU Faculty of Medicine

Beginning May 2021, Maren Engelhardt will chair the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the JKU’s Faculty of Medicine.

Covid spike

Film of Covid’s Docking Method

JKU researchers have made an initial video recording of the coronavirus spike protein.

Anna-Sophie Mursch-Edlmayr; photo credit: KUK

Three Top Female Physicians Earn Habilitation/Post-Doc the JKU Faculty of Medicine

The female physicians and scientists were presented the venia docendi for medicine.


17,823 Prospective Students Sign Up for the MedAT Admissions Examination

The registration period to sign up for the entrance examination to medical studies at medical universities in Vienna, Innsbruck and Graz as well as at…

Habilitation von Doktor Manfred Schmidt

Surgeon Dr. Manfred Schmidt Receives Habilitation/Post-Doc

Schmidt was presented with his venia docendi diploma in the subject area of "Plastics, Aesthetics, and Reconstructive Surgery".

Professor Bernd Lamprecht, Credit: KUK

Coronavirus Testing at Schools Help Make the Classroom Safer

An oral rinse study about the impact Covid testing at schools was conducted between March 1-18. 16 out of 7,523 students and teachers tested positive…

Spirochete-scan probing microscopy

Tick Danger: Lyme Disease Pathogens Rely on Mobility

A JKU researcher has discovered how Lyme disease pathogens manage to overwhelm the immune system and the key word is: mobility.

Susanne Kimeswenger

Award Presented to JKU Dermatologist

Dr. Susanne Kimeswenger was presented with the Translational Research Award by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dermatologische Forschung (ADF).