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15 Sep 2005

What causes psoriasis?

Scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna have developed the first true animal model for psoriasis and have been able to...

15 Feb 2005

Barry Dickson appointed new Director of the IMP

The Australian neurobiologist Barry Dickson is to head the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, a subsidiary of the Boehringer...

20 Jan 2005

IMP joins Christian Doppler Laboratory

The Christian Doppler Research Association has approved the establishment of a new ‘Christian Doppler Laboratory for Proteome Analysis’. The new lab...

09 Dec 2004

Immunological Puzzle Resolved

When they mature, immune cells develop structures on their surface that are able to bind to foreign proteins. Scientists have been trying to elucidate...

18 Nov 2004

Science Award for Karl Mechtler

Karl Mechtler, biochemist at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, has been awarded the Science Prize of the Federal State of Lower Austria...

23 Sep 2004

Ring-Shaped Molecule ensures Genetic Stability

Researchers in the lab of Kim Nasmyth have identified a possible reason for the increase in spontaneous abortions in older women. A multisubunit...

02 Sep 2004

IMP-Researcher to coordinate EU-Network of Excellence

25 leading European researchers are part of the consortium that forms the European Network of Excellence ‘The Epigenome’. The initiative that is...

01 Sep 2004

A Super-Computer for the IMP

Five years ago, the IMP installed a bioinformatics research group led by Frank Eisenhaber. Now, new hardware has been installed that pushes the...

23 Jul 2004

Communicative Twins

Researchers in Vienna and Innsbruck were able to identify the three-dimensional structure of a protein-complex that plays a central role in signal...

13 Jul 2004

Checking Mitosis on a European Scale

The European Commission has launched "MitoCheck", a multinational research project on cell cycle regulation. The IMP (Research Institute of Molecular...