A New Type of Helper Cells Provide Hope of Therapy for Children Suffering from Epidermolysis Bullosa.

29.08.2017

American researchers at the Benaroya Research Institute in Seattle (USA) recently identified a specific type of immune cell in human blood. Immunologists from the University of Salzburg under the direction of Biologist Dr. Iris Gratz discovered and tested this special helper T-cell population in the skin, as well.

Talk with Your Hands, Listen with Your Eyes. Award for Research on Sign Language.

22.08.2017

Sign language is processed in the brain in the same way as spoken language and is equivalent to spoken language. This is a core result of the studies of the linguist, Julia Krebs of, the University of Salzburg.

Good Harvest Yields In Spite of Dry Weather. 400,000 Euro for Salzburg Plant Researchers

10.08.2017

The Salzburg biologist Gerhard Obermeyer has received almost 400,000 Euro from the FWF Science Fund for a pollen research project, which makes an important contribution to the future safeguarding of harvest yields of food crops.

New Therapy for Knee Pain

07.08.2017

In his dissertation, the sports scientist, Florian Rieder from the University of Salzburg, came to the conclusion that vibration training has a developing effect on the patellar tendon at the knee. Now, the FWF is funding a follow-up study that examines whether this training also helps as a therapy for knee pain due to degeneration of the patella tendon (tendinopathy). Participants are being sought for this sports medicine study.

President of the International Criminal Court opened Summer School at the University of Salzburg

04.08.2017

Fifty-five participants and 15 lecturers from all over the world will be taking part in the 19th summer course of the Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law (SLS, http://sls.sbg.ac.at), Sunday, 30 July until Wednesday 9 August, 2017.
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