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Vice-Rector Elgin Drda; photo credit: Robert Maybach

Introducing the New JKU Vice-Rectors

Dr. Elgin Drda is the Vice-Rector for Medicine, and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. We spoke with her about her responsibilities and plans.

From left: Lukas Madl, Jens Meier, Elgin Drda, Michael Giretzlehner, Patrick Haidinger and Christine Haiden; Photo credit: JKU

Watch the 7th JKU medTALK

Funded by an Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) grant, the AIMS project will improve patient safety using artificial intelligence.

Dr. Tulzer presented with his venia legendi/habilitation certificate; photo credit: JKU

OA Priv. Doz. Dr. Andreas Tulzer Presented with his Venia Legendi/Habilitation Certificate

OA Priv. Doz. Dr. Andreas Tulzer was presented with his venia legendi/habilitation certificate during an academic ceremony.

From left: State Minister Markus Achleitner, Governor Thomas Stelzer, Prof. Franz Fellner, Markus Jandl (Ars Electronica); Photo credit: Cityfoto/Pelzl

The JKU, Ars Electronica and Siemens Presented with the State Innovation Award

Virtual Anatomy was presented with the Upper Austrian State Award for Innovation in the category of "Business Model Innovations".

Bernd Lamprecht

Bernd Lamprecht is the New President of the Austrian Pulmonary Specialists

Prim. Prof. Dr. Bernd Lamprecht was elected as the new President of the Austrian Society of Pneumology (ÖGP).

mikrophone des festsaals

Job Talk for the Clinical Tenure-Track Position in "Dermatopathology"

The job talk will take place on October 30 at the JKU’s Faculty of Medicine.

Prof. Wolfgang Högler

New Treatment for Children Diagnosed with Achondroplasia

Approximately 200,000 people in Austria are of short stature. The broad spectrum of etiologies and proportions associated with short stature is broad.

von links: Gruber, Drda, Kargl, Gotterbarm; Credit: JKU

Prim. Priv. Doz. Dr. Simon Kargl Presented with a Venia Legendi/Habilitation Certificate

The venia legendi/habilitation certificate was presented during a ceremony at the medLOFT.

F.l.: Lamprecht, Lang, Drda, Gruber; photo credit: JKU

Dr. David Lang Presented with a Venia Legendi/Habilitation Certificate

The JKU’s Faculty of Medicine presented the senior physician with his venia legendi/habilitation certificate.