On September 11, 2018, our dear friend Vito Pistoia passed away in
his family environment in Genoa.
At the 9th Retreat of the Center, held on September 17, 2018, 78 projects were presented as short presentations and posters. This time again, a Best Publication Award was conferred.
At the 5th European Congress of Immunology, held in Amsterdam from September 2 – 5, 2018, Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Kratzer from the Division of Immunology & Immunohematology (Institute of Immunology) was selected as one of the 24 Bright Sparks out of the 2,707 abstracts submitted.
Carmen Stecher was selected MedUni Vienna Researcher of the Month, August 2018, for the work „PD-1 blockade promotes emerging checkpoint inhibitors in enhancing T cell responses to allogeneic DC“, published in „Frontiers in Immunology“.
Many scientists of our Center have managed to publish their work in internationally renowned magazines.