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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Medical research

Study probes efficacy of APOSEC for allergic skin lesions

APOSEC is a biologic wound-healing agent developed by thoracic surgeon Hendrik Jan Ankersmit from MedUni Vienna. Together with dermatological basic researcher Michael Mildner, also from MedUni Vienna, he has now also investigated ...

Cardiology

Diastolic dysfunction more dangerous than previously thought

Sudden cardiac death is a common cause of death in patients with reduced systolic ejection function. As part of a long-term observational study, MedUni Vienna researchers from the Division of Cardiology have now shown the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Specific gene predicts higher chance of surviving prostate cancer

According to Statistics Austria about 5,600 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in Austria every year, meaning it accounts for roughly a quarter of all cancers in men. For some the cancer develops slowly and requires minimal ...

Medical research

Controverse viewpoints: Controlled drug trials in children

In the Pro and Con debate in Lancet Haematology, Christoph Male from the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, argues for controlled drug trials in children. The example discussed ...

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