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Join the ASEV Young Scientist Meeting


The Austrian Society for Extracellular Vesicles has just announced the ASEV Young Scientist Meeting, to be held October 15-16, 2021, at Danube University in Krems. The event will take place in a hybrid format, allowing for both, physical attendance (in accordance with the COVID-19 safety regulations in October) or online via Zoom. Topics will include advances in EV characterization, the role of extracellular vesicles in regeneration and many more.

Pint of Science - The international science festival is coming to Austria


Local research packed into three entertaining evenings – presented by the international festival Pint of Science. For the first time in Austria, scientists will appear for the first time in Austria in the (virtual) bar next door from May 17-19, 2021. Among them Susanne Wolbank, co-director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology.

Trauma-induced coagulopathy - New article in Nature Reviews Disease Primers


Trauma is the fourth most common cause of death worldwide and uncontrolled bleeding is a major preventable cause of death in patients with traumatic injury. Controlling hemorrhage is often more difficult than it seems though, as in severely bleeding trauma patients, coagulation may be altered. Both uncontrollable bleeding as well as hypercoagulation can occur as a result of a complex interplay of several mechanisms involving procoagulant and anticoagulant factors as well as cellular components.

Sylvia Nürnberger is MedUni Vienna’s Researcher of the Month


In December 2020, MedUni Vienna awarded the title “Researcher of the Month” to Sylvia Nürnberger, head of the cartilage regeneration group at LBI Trauma. The award was presented to her on the occasion of the study “Repopulation of an auricular cartilage scaffold, AuriScaff, perforated with an enzyme combination” published in the Top Journal Acta Biomaterialia.