From September 17th to 18th, 2020, the annual retreat of the LBI LVR took place at the Hotel Loisium in Ehrenhausen, Styria, in compliance with the COVID 19 regulations prescribed by the authorities. Our young colleagues presented their current projects and results. Afterwards, stimulating discussions on the presented topics took place among the participants.
Joint Transnational project in cardiovascular research driven by Early Career Scientists in the frame of MedUniGraz and LBI LVR.
PhD student Neha Sharma received the 2nd Poster Prize of the Austrian Society of Pneumology. She was awarded for her study on the RGS5 molecule, which plays an important role in acute lung failure.
We are very happy about her success!
We are pleased to announce that our colleague Dr. Leigh Marsh, has received a FWF KLIF grant (Programme Clinical Research) for his project "Inflammatory profiling in chronic lung disease"
Research Prize 2020 of the René Baumgart Foundation
The CONNECT project will currently take part in the „European Researchers Night“ on November 27, 2020 under the title „PatientInnen Involvierung in der Lungengefäßforschung“.
For more infromation see the link: https://researchersnight.eu/vortragskanal/
In cooperation with other clinical departments and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, the Clinical Department for Lung Diseases of the University Hospital for Internal Medicine at the LKH University Hospital / Medical University Graz, under the direction of Prof. Horst Olschewski, was officially announced as a new affiliate partner in the European reference network for rare lung diseases (ERN-LUNG).
Participation in the reference network takes place as a center for pulmonary hypertension.