Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

The Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), commonly known as the University of Munich or LMU, is a university in Munich, Germany. A public research university, it is amongst Germany's oldest universities.

Address
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Website
http://www.uni-muenchen.de/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_Maximilian_University_of_Munich

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Immunology

Immune cells regulate body weight

Obesity is among the biggest health challenges of the 21st century, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Almost 60% of Germans are considered overweight, while 25% are obese. Moreover, being overweight often ...

Medications

How long-term benzodiazepine use leads to cognitive impairments

Benzodiazepines are effective and widely used drugs for treating states of anxiety and sleep disorders. While short-term treatments are considered safe, their long-term intake can lead to physical dependence and, particularly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ion channel regulates molecule that contributes to COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—COPD for short—is one of the most common diseases of the lung. It affects almost 300 million people worldwide, of which about three million die every year. A collective term for chronic ...

Genetics

New method for genetic analysis of resting human immune cells

CD4+ T cells are important parts of the immune system and play a key role in defending the body against pathogens. As they possess a great variety of defense mechanisms against HIV in their resting state, they are infected ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New marker for better assessing the severity of COVID-19

Biomedical scientists at LMU have found a new marker in the blood of COVID-19 patients. It furnishes insights into the course and development of the disease and could lead to better diagnoses.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How Roquin controls the activity of immune cells

Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU) immunologists have discovered how mutations in Roquin-1 trigger autoimmunity, but can also improve the body's fight against cancer cells.

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