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2019/03/12

Polluted air shortens the lifespan of Europeans by about two years

A re-evaluation of the health risks associated with air pollution shows an unexpected high mortality risk, especially due to cardiovascular diseases

2019/02/28

Prof. Ugur Sahin Receives German Cancer Award 2019

Prestigious award for Mainz cancer scientist

2019/02/21

Mainz University Medical Center implanted the first motor-controlled heart valves in Europe

Innovative new treatment option for narrowed aortic valves is first used in Mainz

2019/02/05

World's largest study confirms treatment success in minimally invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

Despite rapidly increasing intervention rates, the complication rate remains consistently low

2019/01/29

'Small meets smaller': Dietary nanoparticulates impact gut microbiome

Mainz University Medical Center uncovers new insights into the effects of food nanoparticles on the intestinal flora

2019/01/10

New therapeutic concept controls pathogenic T cells relevant in multiple sclerosis

Scientists at the Mainz University Medical Center have discovered the potential of a typhoid vaccine for treatment of the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS)

2018/12/17

The influence of probiotics on the intestinal flora of premature infants

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to promote a clinical study headed by the Mainz University Medical Center regarding the efficacy of probiotics for premature infants

2018/12/11

New approach towards an improved treatment of anxiety disorders

Mainz-based scientists publish recent findings on resilience research in Nature Communications

2018/12/11

How glial cells develop in the brain from neural precursor cells

Mainz University Medical Center publishes new findings that contribute to our understanding of neurodegenerative disorders

2018/12/05

TRON and the University Medical Center Mainz establish a new joint Immunopathology Unit

TRON gGmbH and the University Medical Center Mainz of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz are establishing a new collaborative research group (Joint Unit) for Immunopathology.  The jointly funded unit will strengthen...

2018/11/29

How skin cancer cells sidestep the immune system

Mainz-based immunologists report on a new mechanism of immune evasion in Nature Immunology

2018/10/22

Individual stress susceptibility and glucose metabolism are linked to brain function

Perturbations in brain glucose metabolism identified as cause for stress-induced spatial memory impairments

2018/08/21

Air pollution leads to cardiovascular diseases

International team of experts from Mainz, London and Cleveland reports on mechanisms that cause vascular damage

2018/07/25

A human endogenous Tumor blocker discovered

Scientists of the Mainz University Medical Center have discovered novel properties of a human protein which acts as an inhibitor of virus infections and cancer

2018/07/25

European Heart Journal reports on world`s first “Heart Valve Unit”

Article in renowned cardiology journal highlights the importance of the new treatment setting for people with heart valve problems

2018/07/20

Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines

New method of transporting drugs published in Nature Nanotechnology

2018/07/10

East German past and mental health

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research sponsors Mainz-based joint research project on risk and protective factors arising from life in the GDR to the sum of EUR 3.8 million

2018/07/02

Direct conversion of non-neuronal cells into nerve cells

Researchers of the Mainz University Medical Center publish new findings in the field of neuroregeneration in Nature Neuroscience

2018/06/14

161 genetic factors for myopia identified

Researchers at the Mainz University Medical Center participate in a genetic study investigating the role of light in the development of myopia

2018/06/14

Mainz scientists identify enzyme responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise

New study of the cardiology of the University Medical Center Mainz continues to show that night-time noise is particularly harmful to vessels and brain

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