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2013.11.18 | Research, All groups, All AU units

Bacteria use Lethal Cytotoxins to Evade Antibiotic Treatment

Bacteria that cause infectious diseases produce a number of cytotoxins, and an international research team has now found the mechanism behind one of these toxins. The new results could make it possible in future to develop new treatment methods to impair the cytotoxic activity and thereby reduce the severity of infectious diseases.

2013.11.20 | Students, All AU units

The university is appointing a pro-rector for education

Education at AU requires strong leadership focus. For this reason, the university has decided to create a new position, pro-rector for education.

Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen is one of the researchers behind the research project.

2013.11.15 | Health and disease, All groups, Department of Clinical Medicine

Chronic diseases hinder good cancer survival rates

For bowel cancer patients with several other diseases, the one-year survival rate is 46 percent. For those without other diseases it is 80 percent. The same disparity characterizes other major types of cancer, shows new research based on figures from the Central Denmark Region.

Associate Professor Johan Palmfeldt beside the new mass spectrometer, which is used for advanced protein analysis (Photo: Tonny Foghmar, Aarhus University Hospital).

2013.11.21 | Grants and awards, All groups, Health

Substantial grant made to proteomics centre in Aarhus

A donation from the John and Birthe Meyer Foundation will contribute to reinforcing advanced protein analysis - so-called proteomics - at the Research Unit for Molecular Medicine (MMF), which is part of Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital.

2013.11.12 | Research, All groups, All AU units

Protein with Potential Role in the Fight against Hepatitis C Virus

An international team of researchers under Danish leadership is the first in the world to culture and purify an interferon (protein) called lambda 4 (IFN?4) – a protein that behaves like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Paradoxically, it increases the risk of getting hepatitis C (HCV) and reduces the chances of being cured, but nevertheless has a potent…

2013.11.12 | Collaboration, Alumni, External target group


Christian Eika Frøkiær (´06) Manager of Research & Development at think tank Monday Morning became the first recipient of the alumni achievement award during the BAMMC Education & Career Day.

Director for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Birgitte Nauntofte welcomes participants to the Novo Nordisk Prize Symposium 2013. Photo: Martin Gravgaard Fotografi.
The participants in the prize symposium actively participated in the debate on the significance of macrophages for inflammatory diseases. Photo: Martin Gravgaard Fotografi.
The recipient of this year’s Novo Nordisk Prize, Professor Søren K. Moestrup (on the far right), together with the researchers who gave lectures at the symposium. Photo: Martin Gravgaard Fotografi.

2013.11.19 | Health, Events, PhD students

International experts gathered for prize symposium

170 participants were present when Aarhus University and the Novo Nordisk Foundation welcomed them to the Novo Nordisk Prize Symposium 2013. The symposium featured lectures by both international and AU researchers on different aspects of macrophages.

2013.11.19 | Health, Administrative, Research year student

HE support improves problem solving

IT support at Health is introducing a new registration system for user requests. The new system will ensure improved problem solving, a more coherent IT organisation, and IT supporters with more time for direct contact with users.

[Translate to English:] læge Lisbeth Lund Jensen forsvarer sit ph.d.-projekt om vuggedød den 14. november 2013.

2013.11.12 | Health, Research, All groups

Cot death may be influenced by where infants sleep

New research into cot death shows differences in the dead children’s brain tissue, depending on whether they slept in their own bed or together with their parents. Nevertheless, there is no justification for changing the recommendations for the prevention of cot death.

The Officers' Building is currently being emptied and any environmentally harmful materials are being safely disposed of prior to the building being demolished.

2013.11.13 | All groups, Health, Administrative

Knocking down the Officers’ Building

The first steps are taken towards the new building for the Department of Biomedicine. The red building on Høegh-Guldbergs Gade is being demolished to make room for the new Biomedicine building.

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