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March 14, 2024

Early detection of rare Borna virus

Researchers at Augsburg University Medicine have discovered a possible early detection method of the rare Borna virus. Their results have been published in the highly renowned medical journal “The Lancet.” In humans the virus triggers inflammation in the brain which is almost always deadly and is transmitted to humans by shrews. 

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March 12, 2024

Is there a link between rheumatism and cancer?

Studies have long suggested a link between autoimmune diseases and cancer. Researchers at the Chair of Epidemiology at the University of Augsburg conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the link and determined that patients with rheumatoid arthritis have a slightly lower risk for certain female-specific cancers while patients with psoriasis have a slightly higher risk. The study has been published in the “Journal of Autoimmunity.”
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March 11, 2024

Pandemic Preparedness: New High-Tech Laboratory in Augsburg

On March 11, 2024, the inauguration of the expanded safety laboratory in Augsburg marked a milestone within the EU-funded "PerForM-REACT" project, aimed at enhancing pandemic preparedness. Equipped with high-tech infrastructure, this facility enables advanced research capabilities. A collaborative effort between Helmholtz Munich and the University Hospital Augsburg, the project not only boosters the efficacy of pandemic prevention but also fosters interdisciplinary cooperation in health research.

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Dr. Sandra Kosch an einem der Pipettierroboter
March 8, 2024

New Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Augsburg

Dr. Alexander Khort, a chemical engineer from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Stockholm, is a new researcher at the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology at the University of Augsburg for two years. There he is working together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Suelen Barg on developing new methods for producing smart nanomaterials, investigating their properties, and possible applications, and studying degradation behaviour.

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Das MRM-Gebäude der Universität Augsburg von außen
Feb. 21, 2024

Save the Date: StudienInfoTag at the University of Augsburg on 13 April, 2024

Anyone thinking about studying in Augsburg can obtain all the information they need at the StudienInfoTag on 13 April 2024 from 9.00 to 15.00. Which subjects can I study? By when do I have to apply? What is the Numerus Clausus and are there aptitude tests for the subject I want to study?

Staff from the Student Advisory Service, Career Service, International Office and many other areas will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Feb. 6, 2024

Save the Date: Study Information Day at the Leopold Mozart College of Music

What degree programmes does the Leopold Mozart College of Music (LMC) offer? How does it feel to study at LMC among international students and teachers? And what specific career prospects does studying at the LMC open up? Prospective students can find answers to these and many other questions at the information day in Grottenau 1.

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