Pressefoto von Professor Doktor Kadmon
When training our students, we place great importance on preparing them from the first semester onwards for their role as professional doctors, and providing them with insights into medical practice as well as contact and interaction with patients.

Prof. Dr. Martina Kadmon, Dean


March 21, 2022

Study: Asthma and gastrointestinal diseases are related

People with asthma often develop gastrointestinal disorders during their lifetime. Researchers at the University of Augsburg have now found evidence of a causal relationship. According to the research, childhood asthma increases the risk of a number of conditions. The study published in the journal BMC Medicine is based on the analysis of data from several hundred thousand Europeans.

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red arrow pointing from the lung to the gastrointestinal tract in the graphic of the human body
Nov. 8, 2021

New research premises for the Faculty of Medicine

While the university's medical campus is still under construction, the research operations of the new university medicine chairs are already underway. In order to provide the professors with the appropriate infrastructure until this is completed, a total of around 6,300 m² of research space has been rented at four locations.

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Großraumlabor in Garching
May 22, 2020

COVID-19 in Augsburg: Autopsies show severe lung damage

A study by the Augsburg pathologist Dr Tina Schaller from the University Hospital of Augsburg, together with an interdisciplinary medical team, shows that the lung tissue of deceased COVID-19 patients is irreversibly damaged. The cause of the damage was the virus, the genetic make-up of which could still be detected in the respiratory tract.

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The Augsburg pathologist Dr. Tina Schaller, with a multidisciplinary medical team, has undertaken 19 autopsies of patients who died of COVID-19. The results of the research have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association .
Axel Heller
In our research, we address current, socially relevant topics such as digitalization in medicine or the effects of the environment and climate change on health. We want to rapidly transfer results from basic research into clinical application.

Prof. Dr. Axel Heller, Vice Dean

How to reach us



For visitors:

Medizinische Fakultät

Stenglinstraße 2
86156 Augsburg


From the city centre:

Tram line 2, from Königsplatz direction "P+R Augsburg West", stop "Uniklinik/BKH"

Bus line 32, from the main station direction "Uniklinik/BKH“, stop "Uniklinik/BKH"


Postal adress:

Medizinische Fakultät

Universitätsstraße 2

86159 Augsburg






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