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  • Gordon Cheng, Professor for Cognitive Systems, wants to dig deeper in understanding how the brain works. Image: Astrid Eckert / TUM

    “The machine as an extension of the body”

    15 December 2020 | Prof. Gordon Cheng, Professor for Kognitive Systems at TUM and MSB-PI, talks about the challenges of fusing robotics and neuroscience in an interview. 

  • Prof. Karampinos and members of his research group (Image: private)

    Dimitrios Karampions is awarded the TUM Supervisory Award 2020

    4 December 2020 | Dimitrios Karampinos, Professor for Experimental Magnetic Resonance Imaging at TUM and Principal Investigator at MSB was award the TUM Supervisory award 2020 for outstanding supervision and education of his doctoral candidates in yesterday’s virtual Dies Academicus.

  • Scientists of the TUM are conducting laboratory and computer research on the classification and therapy of Covid-19. Image: Andreas Heddergott / TUM

    The Bavarian Research Foundation is funding five research projects on Covid-19

    Fighting corona with machine learning

    16 October 2020 | The Bavarian Research Foundation is funding five research projects on Covid-19 at TUM, including one project of MSB-PI Marcus Makowski

  • Pascal Wodtke, student in the new Master‘s program “Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics” (Image: private)

    Interview with Pascal Wodtke, student in the new Master’s program „Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics“

    Goal: A physicist working in the hospital

    22 September 2020 | Interview with Pascal Wodtke, student in the new Master's program "Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics"

  • The image shows a flexible electrode that is connected to a nerve. The nerve is represented as a purple colored tube. The electrode consists of six circular metal parts each equipped with a small tip that goes into the nerve. A metallic conducting track leads to any of these electrode ends. The tracks are embedded in a transparent band.

    Collaboration between NTT Research and the Technical University of Munich

    Developing flexible electrodes for medical applications

    3 Aug 2020 | Collaboration between the neuorelectronics group at the MSB and the Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) Lab at NTT Research launched.

  • Tina Dorosti sitting at her desk and working on a laptop.

    Interview with Tina Dorosti, student in the new Master’s program „Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics“

    From California to TUM

    27 July 2020 | Interview with Tina Dorosti, student in the new Master’s program “Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics”

  • Cellcluster and fluorescent (red) nanoswitches (Image: Benjamin Kick, Klaus Wagenbauer, Jonas Funke / TUM)

    Switch for antibodies to reduce side-effects in modern cancer therapies

    Activating medications with DNA

    20 July 2020 | As part of the LOGIBODY project, TUM researchers develop a DNA nanoswitch to reduce side-effects of cancer therapies 

  • Logo of the Virofight consortium. It shows a drawing of a virus enclosed in a hexagon. The inscription underneath says "Novel nano-technology to contain viruses"

    European research consortium VIROFIGHT to advance novel treatment against viruses

    Fighting viral infections with engulfing nano-shells

    13 July 2020 | European research consortium VIROFIGHT to advance novel treatment against viruses such as SARS-CoV-2, HIV, influenza and hepatitis viruses.

  • Radio-pharmaceuticals can render pathological changes in tissue visible and can precisely destroy tumors.

    Radioactive probes in medicine

    3 July 2020 | The company Scintomics, founded by MSB-PI Prof. Wester, supplies hospitals around the world with the equipment and materials necessary to produce these radioactive medications.