MASIRI project: Coupling people, mobility and the energy system

Around €600,000 from AI funding directive enables research in interdisciplinary project

Humans have diverse and complex energy demands that are constantly changing. This complicates the optimal and energy-efficient distribution of energy.

Smaller than a grain of rice

At the Institute of Medical Technology at the University of Lübeck and the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Individualized and Cell-based Medical Technology IMTE, tiny floating robots are being developed that will be able to be steered through the body like submarines in the future. The developed microrobot is smaller than a grain of rice, only 3 mm long and 1.2 mm wide.

New data on long-term immunity of COVID-19 infected individuals

Immunity lasts at least 10 months: Combination of cell immunity and antibodies appears to be causative

Researchers at the University of Lübeck and the Health Department of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck have completed another study on the duration of immunity after COVID-19 infection.



Using Artificial Intelligence to Find Vulnerabilities in IT Systems

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) supports the Institutes for IT Security and Information Systems at the University of Lübeck with 900,000 euros.The digital transformation is increasing the dependence of all areas of life on ever more complex, networked computer systems. Regular IT security tests are essential for comprehensive protection against cyber attacks and data misuse.



German Cancer Prize awarded to Prof. Nikolas von Bubnoff

The award is one of the highest honors in oncology

For his outstanding work in cancer medicine and research, Prof. Dr. Nikolas von Bubnoff, Professor at the University of Lübeck and Director of the Clinic for Hematology and Oncology at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Lübeck Campus, was honored with this year's German Cancer Award.



University of Lübeck plans study on long-term consequences of corona disease

Researchers are developing methods to investigate and estimate the progression in COVID-19. The Rotary Club of Lübeck Burgtor supports this project with a donation of 5000 euros.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral disease that affects various organs. In the lungs, COVID-19 causes respiratory distress as a result of inflammatory cell invasion.

Study: Therapeutic approaches for lymph node cancer

A research group from the Department of Systems Biology at the University of Lübeck and physicians from the Clinic for Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Lübeck Campus, have further uncovered the developmental mechanisms of a rare and difficult-to-treat form of lymph node cancer. Their findings reveal possible starting points for future, targeted therapies and improve the prognosis assessment for patients.

Better early cancer detection

The state's Business Program funds a project for the early detection of pancreatic, colorectal and lung cancer

The University of Lübeck, the biotechnology company CAMPTON Diagnostics GmbH, the software company soventec GmbH and the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) are launching a joint research project to develop a novel, mobile measurement system for the early detection of pancreatic, colon and lung cancer in particular.

New approaches to the therapy of bone metastases

In a review article published in the widely read and cited medical journal Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, Prof. Perner from the Department of Pathology at the University of Lübeck and the Borstel Research Center were joined by other highly renowned scientists from Hamburg, Dresden and Würzburg in summarizing current knowledge on the highly complex topic of bone metastases and formulating ideas on which research approaches medicine can use to better understand and treat this fatal disease process in the future.