Medical University of Vienna

The Medical University of Vienna is a medical university in Vienna, Austria. Formerly the faculty of medicine of the University of Vienna, became an independent university on January 1, 2004. The Medical University of Vienna is the largest medical research institution in Austria and the biggest medical university in all the German speaking countries.

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Not all patients develop protective antibodies

A laboratory test developed by a study group from MedUni Vienna can determine whether COVID-19 patients develop protective antibodies after having the disease. Scientists from MedUni Vienna's Institute of Pathophysiology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel therapeutic approaches for aggressive bone cancer

Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common form of aggressive bone cancer. A MedUni Vienna study led by geneticist Erwin Wagner has uncovered new insights into the disease mechanisms of OS, paving the way for potential new diagnostic ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mutation mechanism discovered for neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer

Although neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas are rare, the available treatment options are currently limited. Researchers have now managed to identify the mutation mechanism, namely a mutation on the gene that activates ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Optimistic people sleep better

Optimists live longer than pessimists and have a lower risk of chronic disease—this has been scientifically validated on multiple occasions. A reason for optimists having longer and healthier lives could be that they sleep ...

Oncology & Cancer

Improved cancer immunotherapies require radical CAR overhaul

CAR-T cell therapy is a new and revolutionary weapon against cancer: T cells are isolated from the patient's blood for genetic modification and then infused back into the patient to attack cancer cells. Researchers from the ...

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