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NEWS aus der COVID-19 Antikörper-Forschung an der MedUniWien

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COVID-19 research: Not all patients develop protective anti-bodies

(Vienna, 05 August 2020) Researchers from MedUni Vienna's Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology led by Rudolf Valenta schow: some antibodies even “assist” the virus.

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COVID-19 Studie: Nicht alle PatientInnen entwickeln schützende Antikörper

(Wien, 05-08-2020) Studie der ForscherInnen vom Zentrum für Pathophysiologie, Infektiologie und Immunologie der MedUniWien rund um Rudolf Valenta zeigt: manche Antikörper „fördern“ das Virus sogar.

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"Danube Allergy Research Cluster" : a new Centre for Allergy Research

(St. Pölten/Vienna, 21 May 2020) The creation of the Danube Allergy Research Cluster starting in August 2020 will provide a new centre for allergy research, looking at the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of allergic conditions. The State of Lower Austria is to fund this venture to the tune of around EUR 7.6 million over thenext three years. Rudolf Valenta from MedUni Vienna will head up the centre.

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Neues Zentrum für Allergieforschung: "Danube Allergy Research Cluster"

(St. Pölten/Wien, 21-05-2020) Mit dem Danube Allergy Research Cluster entsteht im August 2020 ein neues Zentrum für Allergieforschung, das an der Diagnose, Behandlung und Prävention von allergischen Erkrankungen arbeiten wird und in dem international führende Forscher zusammenarbeiten.

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Allergy researchers fight now also against COVID-19

(Vienna, 20 April 2020) The Medical University of Vienna is currently conducting a study to analyse the immune response in individuals who have had a coronavirus infection.

The results will help to understand the immune response and lay the foundations for a vaccine. People who have already recovered from Covid-19 can take part in the study.

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Allergieforscher kämpfen auch gegen Covid-19

(Wien, 20-04-2020) Die MedUni Wien führt derzeit eine Studie zur Analyse der Immunantwort in Personen nach einer Coronavirus-Infektion durch.

Die Ergebnisse sollen dazu beitragen, die Immunantwort zu verstehen und die Basis für einen Impfstoff zu legen. Personen, die nach einer Covid-19-Erkrankung genesen sind, können daran teilnehmen.

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ÖGAI Prize Awardees

The ÖGAI meeting was held in Graz from November 21-23, 2019.  We are very proud to present the awardees from our Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy research who were recognized for their excellent work in the field of allergy research:

Christian Lupinek received the prize for the most excellent publication "Clemens von Pirquet-Preis für Allergieforschung"
Raphaela Freidl received the thesis prize "Ursula und Fritz Melchers Dissertationspreis"
Huey-Jy Huang received the thesis prize "ÖGAI Dissertationspreis"

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MedUni Vienna Researcher of the Month February 2019

Dr. Katarzyna Niespodziana from our Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy research was nominated “MedUni Vienna Researcher of the Month February 2019” for her outstanding achievements in the field of research. Every month, an independent expert committee selects the Researcher of the Month in the frame of the "MedUni Vienna Researcher of the Month" programme to recognise their outstanding research performance.

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MedUni Vienna signs co-operation agreement with Peking Union Medical College Hospital

Memorandum of Understanding on scientific exchange in the field of allergology and immunology

(Beijing/Vienna, 15 November 2019) The Medical University of Vienna has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation with Peking Union Medical College Hospital in China. The two institutions plan to intensify their exchange in the areas of allergology and immunology research and training.

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