• 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

  • Artistic illustration: Programmable T-cell engager (PTE) created with DNA origami technology. The PTE is already attached to a tumor cell and recruits a T-cell. Image: Priyanka Oberoi

    DNA origami structures fitted with antibodies help immune system to target cancer cells

    Immunotherapy: Antibody kit to fight tumors

    17 August 2023 | A new study highlights the potential of artificial DNA structures that, when fitted with antibodies, instruct the immune system to specifically target cancerous cells.

  • Prof. Dr. Werner Hemmert and Dr. Siwei Bai are developing computer models to better understand and simulate the hearing process with cochlea implants.

    DFG funding for research on cochlear implants

    Computer models to improve hearing implants

    20 July 2023 | Prof. Werner Hemmert and his team are researching the hearing process with cochlear implants (CI). They are developing computer models to investigate which information passes from the CI to the nervous system.

  • Doctoral candidate Lukas Hiendlmeier working on the self-folding electrodes. Image: Andreas Heddergott / TUM

    Self-folding electrodes stimulate fine nerves

    4D printing for nerve stimulation

    17 July 2023 | An international research team has developed flexible electrodes that fold themselves around thin nerves upon contact with moisture. They are produced with 4D printing technology.

  • Bioengineering Day 2023 am Munich Institute of Biomedical Engineering (MIBE).

    „Chat-GPT moment“ in healthcare: Technological progress and responsibility

    Bioengineering Day 2023: AI in medical applications

    23 June 2023 | Talks and panel discussion with experts from science, clinical practice and industry at this year's Bioengineering Day.

  • Franz Pfeiffer, Professor of Biomedical Physics

    Shortlist for Research Prize 2023 for medical pioneers

    Prof. Franz Pfeiffer nominated for the A. F. Harvey Engineering Research Prize 2023

    16 June 2023 | Franz Pfeiffer, Director of the Munich Institute of Biomedical Engineering (MIBE) and Professor of Biomedical Physics, has been shortlisted for the A. F. Harvey Engineering Research Prize 2023 by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).