After the successful co-creation workshop in November 2019, the evaluation of the collected results was ended in February 2020. In this next phase, the prototypes will be implemented with the project partners (Copenhagen Business School (Marion Poetz), Med Uni Graz (Selma Mautner) Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research - Grazyna Kwapiszewska) and tested in by surveys in Augsut 2020. The practical implementation of the prototypes is to begin in September 2020.
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.
Co-creation workshop for communication and use of medical research results.
Participation in the development of research projects
On 11 November, the seventh Scientific Advisory Board Meeting took place in the new complex of the Medical University of Graz (ZMF II). The SAB members Prof. Wolfgang Kuebler (Charité Berlin), Prof. Jose Lopez-Barneo (University of Sevilla), Prof. Steve Abman (University of Colorado) and Prof. Nicholas Morrell (University of Cambridge) visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the annual review of the scientific progress.
We were glad to present our scientific process at this meeting and we want to thank our SAB members for the stimulating discussions.
The staff of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute and the Pulmonology Clinical Unit for Pulmonary Vascular Research was extremely successful at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society for Pulmonology (ÖGP), which took place from 10 to 12 October 2019 at the Congress Center / Reed Messe in Vienna. Five high-ranking prizes went to Graz.
Our annual retreat took place on September 12th - 13th, 2019 in the Hotel Retter – Pöllauberg in Styria. Our young colleagues presented their ongoing projects and discussed their findings. After each presentation, there was a lively discussion among the participants.
In the evening, these discussions were continued on a joint hike to the pilgrimage church on Pöllauberg.
On July 16, 2019, Anna Gungl successfully completed her final comprehensive oral examination.
On May 21, 2019, the "Wilhelm Auerswald Prize" for the best doctoral thesis at an Austrian Medical University was awarded for the 28th time in the Billrothhaus in Vienna.
Ehsan Bonyadirad, PhD, received the sixth prize for his work "Expression, Regulation, and Function of ST2 / IL1RL1 in Growth Plate Chondrocytes."
On May 15th 2019, we welcomed a group of 26 American students from the University of Pittsburgh to the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research.
Currently the students are inscribed in the School of Nursing. They are going to start their careers in the area of the nursing, in the medicine, or in health management.
Photo Review of the Quadrilateral Physiology Symposium 2019 on 21st June 2019