• Sars-CoV-2 infection causes thrombocytes to attach to the blood platelets. This creates cell aggregates in the bloodstream.

    TUM researchers develop rapid test for severe infections

    Risk of serious COVID-19 infection can now be predicted

    29 November 2023 | Researchers have developed a method for assessing the number and structure of aggregated blood platelets that can potentially help quantify the risk of a severe COVID-19 infection.

  • Dr. Klaus Wagenbauer

    Magazine "Capital" awards talents from business, politics and society

    Klaus Wagenbauer among the "Top 40 under 40"

    24 November 2023 | Dr. Klaus Wagenbauer is among this year's „Top 40 under 40“ of the magazine „Capital“. The physicist has been working on further developing DNA nanotechnology since his doctorate at TUM. 2022, he founded the Spin-off Plectonic Biotech together with other TUM researchers.

  • Julia Herzen, Professor of Biomedical Imaging

    Advancing high-resolution X-ray technology

    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Prof. Julia Herzen

    23 November 2023 | Prof. Julia Herzen is awarded an ERC consolidator grant for her project DEPICT. She aims to develop a physical model to advance high-resolution X-ray imaging on the micrometer scale and thus be able to determine the composition, distribution, and the amount of individual substances in the samples at such high resolution.


  • DNA nanoturbine

    Tiny turbines for nanorobotics

    Nanoturbine made from DNA material

    26 October 2023 | Using DNA origami technology, an international research team has developed a tiny turbine for nanorobotics.

  • Virus trap

    MIBE in the media | Breaking Lab video with Hendrik Dietz, Professor of Biomolecular Nanotechnology

    Video: DNA nanotechnology in medical applications

    18 October 2023 | Breakling Lab video on DNA origami technology: Nanoswitches for tumor targeting, virus traps, and new possibilites in molecular diagnostics

  • Prof. Burkhard Rost

    Hope for treatments for type 2 diabetes and hypertension

    Evolutionary history of three-finger snake toxins decoded

    09 October 2023 | Researchers at TUM have investigated how snake toxin emerged between 50 and 120 million years ago through the modification of a gene that also occurs in mammals and other reptiles.

  • Doctoral candidate Phlipp Harder produces thousands of new microrobots in the lab. Image: Astrid Eckert / TUM

    Opportunities for cancer treatment and wound healing

    Microrobots for the study of cells

    06 September 2023 | Researchers at TUM have developed the world’s first microrobot (“microbot”) capable of navigating within groups of cells and stimulating individual cells. This might create new possibilities for wound healing and cancer treatment.

  • Some of the participants at the workshop (from left to right): Sardi Hyska, Silvan Lange, Theresa Willem, Prof. Lars French (Head of the research cooperation DR-AI), Melia Fleischmann, Alessandro Wollek Prof. Michael Ingrisch, PD Dr. Bastian Sabel Image: LMU Klinkum

    Scientific dialogue in Munich

    Making AI ready for clinical practice

    06 September 2023 | The DR-AI Research Consortium presented its subprojects and state-of-the-art findings in the fields of artificial intelligence in dermatology and radiology vis-à-vis a hybrid audience in Munich on September 1st, 2023.

  • Prof. Franz Schilling (left) and his team have discovered Z-OMPD as a new molecular sensor that enables MRI imaging of pH, blood flow and renal filtration.

    MRI of pH values, perfusion and renal filtration

    Making the acid - base ratio visible

    04 September 2023 | Researchers have discovered as a new molecular sensor for MRI imaging of pH values, renal perfusion and filtration.

  • Organization team in Garching with the mouse and the elephant

    Research experience for young researchers

    Open Day with the mouse 2023

    Research & treasure hunt for young researchers on October 3rd