Medicine - 4 News by Uni Bayreuth
EXIST funding for innovation in biomedicine
Start-up aims to revolutionize the usage of magnetic nanoparticles
28-Sep-2023 - The project BioMagnetix aims to revolutionize the usage of magnetic nanoparticles in biomedicine. It has now received EXIST start-up funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.With a grant of approx. 150,000 Euros, first steps to commercialize the idea can now be ...
New study on the genetic magnetization of living bacteria
Great potential for biomedicine
25-Sep-2023 - Magnetic bacteria possess extraordinary capabilities due to the magnetic nanoparticles, the magnetosomes, which are concatenated inside their cells. A research team at the University of Bayreuth has now transferred all the about 30 genes responsible for the production of these particles to ...
Leading the way in regenerative medicine: cell-specific properties of novel spider silk materials
05-May-2023 - Materials made of spider silk can be specifically modified or processed in such a way that living cells of a certain type adhere to them, grow and proliferate. This has been discovered by researchers at the University of Bayreuth under the direction of Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheibel. Cell-specific ...
Healing Nerves on Spider Silk
Spider silk Janus fibers could attract nerve cells and stimulate their growth
08-Feb-2022 - Spider silk has enormous potential in regenerative medicine thanks to being a natural fiber that is tough, stable, and biodegradable. Researchers have now produced double-sided spider silk fibers, which could provide damaged nerve or muscle cells with a platform for growth. As the researchers ...
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