Viruses Causing Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurodegenerative diseases are set to become a major challenge in medicine in the near future, as most of these diseases are associated with older age. Recently, several new studies have found that viruses could also be the culprit behind neurodegenerative diseases.
The EU Artificial Intelligence Act: Balancing Innovation With Risks
Artificial intelligence is growing by leaps and bounds. How will the EU AI Act affect the uncharted territory of AI? What is the impact on healthcare systems and medical research?
Young Scientists at #LINO23 – Autoimmune Diseases and Cardiovascular Risk
Nathalie Conrad recently completed a research project, which shows that patients with autoimmune disorders live with an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The scientist from KU Leuven will participate in #LINO23.
Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine 2022: Cavemen Relatives
Nobel Laureate Svante Pääbo forged an entirely new field in evolutionary biology: paleogenomics. The sequencing of DNA from a Neanderthal bone and publishing the genome were the milestones in his research.
Young Scientist Sara Dumit Earns Back-to-Back Awards for her Interdisciplinary Research
Besides having been selected in 2021 to participate in the 70th and the 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings as a young scientist, Sara Dumit has recently received two consecutive prestigious awards for her interdisciplinary research in Health Physics.
The Chemistry of Antibodies
Fifty years ago, 1972, Gerald M. Edelman and Rodney R. Porter were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies”. Antibodies play a integral role, in medicine, for example during the corona pandemic.
New Drug for Cancer Treatment on Track
Lindau Alumnus Perparim Limani is integral part of a team that is developing a new approach to treat cancer.
Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine 2021: Learnings From Chili, Wasabi and Menthol
One sense is shared by all living organisms: Touch. David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share the Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology 2021 for their discoveries of receptors for touch and temperature.
Open Source Hardware: The Benefit of Sharing Knowledge
The use of open source hardware, the publication of data on physical objects, is expanding. Lindau Alumnus Lukas Winter is very involved in this issue.
Incubator for Innovative Ideas
2018 Lindau Alumna Martine Abboud has founded a start-up that equips entrepreneurs with business skills.
When Support Replaces Competition
Crowdfight connects researchers worldwide for support to answer scientific questions.
How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World
When auctions are well-designed, they benefit everyone, including the bidders and the auctioneers. Maybe a way to distribute vaccines worldwide?