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We have moved online

From now on you can find us at the University Würzburg (JMU) Website at the following address: www.uni-wuerzburg.de/rvz

Targeting platelets

A new Collaborative Research Center will start in July with a total funding of nearly 14 million euros, headed by the German Institute for Experimental Biomedicine in Würzburg. The aim is to decode the complex and insufficiently understood functions of platelets, the so-called thrombocytes. The scientists hope to use these findings to gain new insights into platelet research which allow better treatment of conditions such as heart attack, stroke, acute lung failure and cancer.

Young embryo devours dangerous cell

Researchers at the University of Würzburg have been able to show how embryos dispose of the life-threatening leftovers of egg maturation.