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EU Healthcare Systems: a Reallocation Of Resources Is Urgently Needed Turning away from “low-value” (waste, overuse) towards “high-value” health care is critical for the sustainability of solidarity-based healthcare systems. The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment is represented on the European Expert Panel. Vienna, 11. July 2019 – On behalf of the European Commission, international health experts are now making a series of recommendations designed
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Investors Support Phage Therapy: Novel Approach to Solve the Antibiotics Crisis Receives Further Millions Vienna (Austria), 27 June 2019: Austrian biotech company PhagoMed Biopharma GmbH successfully completed another financing round. PhagoMed, located at the Vienna Biocenter, is focused on developing virus-(phage-) based therapies against drug-resistant and chronic bacterial infections. Investors provided further EUR 1.5 million in equity investments to support this novel approach to
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Tecan unveils Spark® Cyto plate reader with real-time image cytometry Tecan is launching the innovative Spark® Cyto plate reader at SLAS Europe 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, from the 26th to the 28th of June. The unique system is the first live cell plate reader to offer real-time detection and analysis of biological, chemical and physical events – capturing the maximum amount of data from every well, at the same time
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A WEARABLE THAT’S NOT TO BE LAUGHED AT: NEWLY DEVELOPED TOOL FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES TO BE TESTED IN INVESTIGATION OF LAUGHTER Scientists at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Austria are currently developing an innovative tool that collects psychological data. They are testing it as part of a study of laughter in every day life. Krems (Austria), 3 June 2019 – Software for an innovative wearable that could
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ROBOT-ASSISTED SURGERY: FEW ADVANTAGES. HIGH COSTS Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment investigates robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen Vienna (Austria), 28. May 2019 - Clinical studies on robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen have so far shown few advantages for this cost-intensive surgical method. This is the result of a recent analysis by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for
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Marinomed:clinical validation of the Marinosolv® platform Marinomed Biotech AG: Budesolv with a strongly decreased dose of the active ingredient compared to the marketed product Rhinocort Aqua shows pronounced efficacy already after first application – clinical validation of the Marinosolv® platform Marinomed Biotech AG: Budesolv with a strongly decreased dose of the active ingredient compared to the marketed product Rhinocort Aqua shows pronounced efficacy already after first
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BioAgilytix Europe appoints new Scientific Officer BioAgilytix, a leading global bioanalytical testing laboratory specializing in the bioanalysis of biopharmaceuticals, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Scientific Officer for BioAgilytix Europe, Dr Lydia Michaut. Lydia brings a wealth of experience in immunology, genetics, gene therapy and regulated bioanalysis to the company, and is perfectly placed to liaise with clients to ensure that BioAgilytix
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HEAVY METALS WEIGH ON UNBORN BABIES’ HEALTH Researchers from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (Austria) and the Medical University of Vienna explain workings of placental transport systems; spotlight on mercury and iron. Krems (Austria), 19 February 2019 – The toxic heavy metal mercury can find its way into the blood of unborn babies through the placenta by “camouflaging” itself as an amino acid. This finding was
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THE WINE DETECTIVES: HIGH-PRECISION CHEMICAL FINGERPRINT ALLOWS UNAMBIGUOUS IDENTIFICATION EQ BOKU at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna uses high-tech approach to classification of 42 wines Vienna (Austria), 29 January 2019 – Numerous components of 42 different wines have been analysed using state-of-the-art equipment for the first time. The data generated will provide an extremely accurate basis for definitively characterising different wine varieties, as
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Certified Quality with vermicon AG vermicon AG‘ s quality management system successfully certified according to ISO 9001 : 2015 Munich, 24. January 2019 - vermicon AG, the specialist for microbiological solutions from Munich, has successfully completed the certification process according to ISO 9001:2015 in November 2018. As a certification body, TÜV Süd Management Service GmbH confirmed vermicon AG‘s high quality standards and the effectiveness of
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BREAST CANCER: NEW COMPOUND COULD ENHANCE THE EFFICACY OF STANDARD TREATMENT Physician-scientists from the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Krems (Austria) together with colleagues from Germany, US and China demonstrate promising pre-clinical activity of a novel anti-breast cancer drug. Krems (Austria), December 12, 2018 – A novel compound against breast cancer improves the efficacy of standard cancer treatment and shows superior tolerability
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AWARD FOR PHAGE THERAPY: PHAGOMED WINS AUSTRIAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD PHÖNIX Vienna, 4 December 2018: Vienna-based Biotech company PhagoMed Biopharma GmbH was yesterday awarded the Austrian Entrepreneurship Award Phönix 2018 in the category “Start-Up International”. The Phoenix award honours the development of antibiotics alternatives based on phages, a class of natural viruses that only infect bacteria, at the Vienna Biocenter. A distinguished jury selected PhagoMed
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Viennese biotech company Marinomed demonstrates the benefits of its patented Marinosolv® technology • Solubilization of the immunomodulator tacrolimus up to 200 times greater using Marinosolv® • Bioavailability in the eye up to 15 times higher under laboratory conditions when compared to commercially available alternative treatments • Findings published in the European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics • Clinical trial for Tacrosolv, a tacrolimus-based product candidate against allergic
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Psychological intervention study: even brief abstinence from social media causes withdrawal symptoms Researchers from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences identify addiction-like behaviour after time away from social media Krems (Austria), 14 November 2018 – In many cases, just a seven-day break from social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp is sufficient to induce withdrawal symptoms like those caused by addictive substances. This
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DONOR ORGANS ON DEMAND: RESEARCH LOOKS AT LIFELIKE ORGAN MODELS PRODUCED ON 3D PRINTERS Biomedical engineers from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems launch project focused on 3D printing of tissue models Krems, 02 October. 2018 – A research project recently initiated at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences aims to produce organ models with realistic material properties. These biological replicas will mainly be deployed in research and medical training, which will
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The Automated Analysis Method for Microbiological Quality Control Munich, 05. September 2018 - As part of the BrauBeviale 2018, vermicon AG presents the powerful Flow VIT® Solution, a combination of flow cytometry and VIT® gene probes technology. Powerful detection system combining VIT® gene probe technology and flow cytometry Flow VIT®: The Automated Analysis Method for Microbiological Quality Control Munich, 05. September 2018 - As part of the
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On the "shelf life" of water Hot on the trail of the biostability of water using state-of-the-art DNA and cell analysis Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems launches project to study the growth of water-based microorganisms Krems (Austria), 9 August 2018 – In order to better understand and assess the quality of ground and spring water, state-of-the-art methods from the fields of molecular biology
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Pascal Schmidt appointed CFO as Vienna based biotech firm Marinomed strengthens its management team - Company reports strong growth. • Finance expert Pascal Schmidt joins the management team as of August 1, 2018 • Growth trajectory maintained with 84% increase in revenues in 2017 • Significant progression in the development of the Carragelose® and Marinosolv® platforms in 2017 Vienna, July 31, 2018. Vienna based Marinomed Biotech AG (Marinomed) strengthens
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explore & share at 9th World Congress on Biopolymers & Bioplastics, London Explore & Share at 9th World Congress on Biopolymers & Bioplastics, London, UK (A solution for Current & Future Global Predicament) August 26-27, 2019 London, UK Since 2016, Biopolymer Congress has been contributing successfully to the global scientific research field. 8th World Congress on Biopolymers & Bioplastics was held during June 28-29, 2018 at Berlin, Germany with the theme “Biopolymer- A Drug
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Biotech Company Marinomed Successfully Tests New Combination Drug Against Viral Respiratory Tract Infection • Study delivers initial evidence: single drug could be used to tackle airway infection and reduce inflammation in nasal mucous membrane • Marinomed extends successful application of Carragelose® • Study delivers initial evidence: single drug could be used to tackle airway infection and reduce inflammation in nasal mucous membrane • Marinomed extends successful application of Carragelose® Vienna (Austria), 18 July 2018. Carragelose®, a
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