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Vortrag von Studiengangsleiter Mag. Dr. Jürgen Goller für Schüler:innen der HLW
Thursday, 11. July 2024

As part of the school partnership, a lecture on mental health was held at the KL for students from HLW Krems.

close-up of a tick on green background

A newly defined threshold for the concentration of the cytokine CXCL13 may improve the diagnosis of neuroborreliosis. The clinical diagnosis of this disease, which is caused by infections from tick bites, is still difficult and often occurs long after infection. CXCL13 now makes it possible to diagnose neuroborreliosis more quickly and start treatment earlier. In the study conducted by the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL Krems), a concentration of CXCL13 in the cerebrospinal fluid of > 271 pg/ml was identified with a very high statistical certainty as the threshold value for a better diagnosis of neuroborreliosis.

Preisträger Arno Bindlechner MSc mit Vertreter:innen der KL, des IMC und Technopol

Eight young researchers were recently honoured at Technopol Krems for their outstanding scientific achievements in the field of life sciences. Among the award winners is Arno Bindlechner MSc, laboratory head at Karl Landsteiner University, who received the "Krems Cooperation Research Award" in the Master's category.

Heurika

On Wednesday, June 5, 2024, the "Achterl" was once again raised to science at the Weinhof Grill in Nußdorf ob der Traisen: As part of the research wine tavern "Heurika! Science comes to the Heurigen!", Prim. Assoc. Prof. Univ.-Doz. Dr. Thomas Eiwegger, Head of the Clinical Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at St. Pölten University Hospital and Head of the "Clinical Immunology" scientific working group at KL Krems, together with Dr. Pia Gattinger, biotechnologist at the Department of Immunopathology at the Medical University of Vienna and Dr. Stephan Pernkopf, Deputy Governor of Lower Austria and Univ. Prof. Dr. Markus Hengstschläger, geneticist at the Medical University of Vienna on the topic of "The future of allergy research - recognizing, understanding, treating".

Pleuramesotheliom

The nuclear protein Ki67 is a meaningful biomarker for tumour aggressiveness and for the success of surgical therapy in pleural mesothelioma, a malignant disease of the pleura. This is the clear and promising result of an international study now published by Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL Krems) in collaboration with Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. The study compared the survival rates and overall survival of patients with high and low expression of Ki67 in tumour tissue. It was found that low expression was associated with significantly better prognosis and a better response to surgery for those affected.

Innovation Corner NÖ 2024 im TM Wien: KL Krems mit Projekt „VReeze“ vertreten

On 10 June 2024, the 3rd exhibition in the Innovation Corner Lower Austria in the field of medical technology and life sciences was opened at the Vienna Museum of Technology. Karl Landsteiner University is represented with an exciting topic: Using virtual reality, a research team from St. Pölten University Hospital, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and KL Krems wants to get to the bottom of a certain phenomenon in the course of Parkinson's disease in order to enable improved diagnostics and therapy.

Porträt Prim. Assoc. Prof. PD Dr. Martin Aigner

“Investing in transitional psychiatry and putting sustainable structures in place”

Standing Ovations des begeisterten Publikums beim Benefizkonzert des KL Chors zugunsten des Projekts "Chioma Austrian Hospital"

On Thursday, 13 June 2024, the KL Choir held its annual summer concert. With a brilliant mix of musical classics from the 1970s to the hits of recent years, the students delighted around 80 guests. The proceeds from the obligatory spritzer stand were once again donated in full to the "Chioma Austrian Hospital" project.

Diversity, Equity, Inklusion

On Tuesday 28 May, KL hosted the event 'Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in Science'. In addition to presenting KL's Equality Plan and Equality Monitoring, Adis Serifović, BA MA, and Steph Grohmann, MSc PhD, from the Ethics and Diversity Hub of the Ludwig Boltzmann Society, spoke about the concept of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) and presented best practice examples. They outlined the historical context and addressed current criticisms of diversity efforts as well as suggestions for improvement.

Ben Maimon

Am 22. und 23. Mai 2024 entfaltete sich erneut der Dialog zwischen Wissenschaften und Abrahamitischen Religionen, die 18. Maimonides Lectures, im Festsaal der Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften (KL).

LNF 2024

Unter dem Motto „Mitmachen – Staunen – Entdecken“ öffnete auch die Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität im Rahmen der Langen Nacht der Forschung am 24. Mai 2024 von 17:00 bis 23:00 Uhr ihre Pforten! Das größte Event für Wissenschaft und Forschung in Österreich findet alle zwei Jahre statt und lädt interessierte Besucher:innen ein, in die faszinierende Welt der Forschung und Wissenschaft einzutauchen. 

 

Gebäudeeröffnung

The extension of Campus Krems was officially opened by Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner and Deputy Governor Stephan Pernkopf in the presence of the three users Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL Krems), University of Continuing Education Krems (UWK) and IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems (IMC Krems) as well as numerous guests of honour at a ceremony on Monday, 3 June 2024.

In der jetzt in Cell Death & Disease publizierten Arbeit gelang es einem internationalen Team, den bislang unbekannten Effekt des Proteins auf Interferon-abhängige Signalwege festzustellen. Die Ergebnisse der Studie deuten an, dass Kenntnisse über die Menge an STAT3β helfen könnten, differenziertere Aussagen über den Verlauf einer AML zu machen.     Die Akute Myeloische Leukämie (AML) ist eine bösartige Erkrankung des blutbildenden Systems, bei der eine große Spannbreite an verschiedenen zellulären und gene

The protein STAT3β has a positive influence on the course of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and could serve as a prognostic marker in the future. These are the outstanding results of a cancer research study at the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL Krems). 

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