Leipzig University

Leipzig University

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Location: Leipzig - Sachsen
Augustusplatz 10, 04109 Leipzig


Health - Jun 1

News from To strengthen its cutting-edge research, Leipzig University submitted three draft proposals yesterday (Wednesday, 31 May 2023) in the Clusters of Excellence funding line in the second competition phase of the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments. The research projects described in the draft proposals come from innovative collaborations in the fields of medicine, environmental sciences, life sciences, social sciences and natural sciences.

Pharmacology - May 22

News from Studying proteins with novel methods is Dr Matthias Elgeti's speciality. An EPR spectrometer is helping him to study the structure and dynamics of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs).

Chemistry - May 17

Cis-tetrahydrocannabinoids can now be produced synthetically, enabling pharmaceutical applications A group of researchers at Leipzig University has developed a new method for synthesising cis-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - a natural substance found in the cannabis plant that produces the characteristic psychoactive effect and has many potential applications, including in the pharmaceutical industry.

Researchers from Leipzig University will present an interactive digital cube that can visualise climate data from anywhere in the world in space and time at the Building Bridges for the Next Generations conference on 16 May.

Pharmacology - Apr 26

Should patients over the age of 70 with head and neck cancer receive aggressive combined radiotherapy and chemotherapy? This is a controversial issue among patients, their families and health professionals.

Environment - Apr 18

22 April is Earth Day, an annual event to show support for the environment. Two junior professors have been appointed to strengthen Leipzig University's commitment to climate research: Junior Professors Marlene Kretschmer and Sebastian Sippel's research includes climate extremes and attribution, which is the process of linking extreme events to human-induced climate change.

Life Sciences - Mar 31

The human body contains more than 30 trillion cells. Until recently, the sheer number of cells in the organism meant that approaches to understanding human diseases and developmental processes based on the analysis of single cells were a futuristic vision.

Politics - Mar 24

In theory, there are some pragmatic reasons for the Chinese government to act as a mediator - The war against Ukraine continues, China's position remains unclear even after President Xi's visit to Moscow.

Chemistry - May 19

Chemistry and physics research team investigates hyperpolarization to improve molecular diagnostics Multi-million funding for joint Collaborative Research Centre of Leipzig University and Chemnitz University of Technology Great news at Leipzig Univer

Health - May 15

The number of people with dementia is increasing. Therefore, early detection and diagnosis of the age-related disease are becoming increasingly important. Researchers at the Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Medicine and Public Health (ISAP) at the University of Leipzig have conducted a representative survey to investigate the attitudes of people aged 60 and over toward early diagnosis of dementia: they analyzed data from two telephone surveys and compared the results.

Pharmacology - May 8

International study shows that treating gastric cancer with new antibody has positive effects Gastric cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed malignancy worldwide.

Health - Apr 19

A diet rich in plant substances promotes the elasticity of blood vessels and counteracts their aging.

Life Sciences - Apr 12

One of the most widely used plastics in the world is polyethylene terephthalate, or PET for short. It is everywhere in our daily lives in the form of reusable PET drinks bottles.

Pharmacology - Mar 30

More than half of people with chronic hepatitis B have a form of the disease in which the immune system almost never achieves sustained control, despite many years of treatment. According to current knowledge, those affected therefore require lifelong drug therapy.

Politics - Mar 24

In theory, there are some pragmatic reasons for the Chinese government to act as a mediator - The war against Ukraine continues, China's position remains unclear even after President Xi's visit to Moscow.

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