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  • Tina Dorosti sitzt am Schreibtisch und arbeitet am 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”

  • Zellcluster und fluoreszierende (rot) Nanoschalter. (Bild: 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 des Virofigt-Konsortiums. Es zeigt ein stilisiertes Virus, das in einer sechseckigen Hülle eingeschlossen ist. Darunter die Aufschrift "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.

  • Seit 2020 erforscht Eleonora Eisath mit ihrem jungen Team aus TUM Alumni und Studierenden am TUM Entrepreneurship Center und in der Bio.Kitchen, dem frei zugänglichen biowissenschaftlichen Labor der TUM, das Fressverhalten der Wachsmotten-Larve. (Bild: Privat).

    Portrait of one of the biomimetics idea competition winners

    “We want to solve one of the biggest environmental problems”

    18 June 2020 | The start-up on a natural recycling system of plastic from TUM Alumna Eleonore Eisath was one of the winning projects of the  first idea competition of the biomimetics team, which is located at MSB. TUM Alumni & Career portrayed her.  

  • Porträtfoto von Prof. Julia Herzen

    The Master’s program “Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics” has begun in digital form.

    Studying in the Age of Corona

    12 June 2020 | Prof. Julia Herzen speaks about digital teaching within the Master’s program “Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics”.

  • Aus den Daten eines Computer-Tomogramms kann das Programm mithilfe künstlicher Intelligenz den aktuellen Zustand der Patientenlunge berechnen. Das Bild zeigt eine durch eine Covid-19-Infektion (orange Bereiche) geschädigte Lunge. (Bild: J. Richter / TUM)

    Computational model of the lung could significantly reduce the number of deaths from Covid-19 and ARDS

    Computer model enables protective ventilation

    29 May 2020 | Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) developed a computational lung model that could significantly reduce the number of deaths from Covid-19 and ARDS

  • Prof. Vasilis Ntziachristos demonstriert eine der multi-spektralen optoakustischen Mesoskopie ähnliche Bildgebungsmethode. (Bild: M. Jooss)

    Opto-acoustic mesoscopy visualizes tumor tissue patterns

    High-resolution 3D view inside tumors

    27 May 2020 |  Researchers at TUM and Helmholtz Zentrum München have now succeeded in visualizing spatial changes within tumors by means of optoacoustics. 

  • Idea competition generates concepts for technical solutions inspired by nature.

    Learning from snakes

    18 May 2020 | Projects submitted for TUM’s bioinspired idea competition show how technical solutions can benefit from models in nature.