Medical University of Graz

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Country: Austria
Dept./Division/Laboratory: Orthopaedics and orthopaedic surgery
Scientist-in-Charge: Prof. Dr. A. Weinberg
Website: MUG

General description

Sustainable health research is the central theme at the Medical University of Graz. The Austrian health university is characterised by sustainability in teaching, research and patient care with main focus on prevention and preservation of health. In parallel, the health university provides high-level patient care by training future doctors and nurses and research on innovative treatment methods and health-preserving measures. Not only do students gain from expert knowledge, so does the whole population. Postgraduate continuing education for doctors and other target groups completes the broad range of services.

Role in MgSafe

  • Work Package leader of WP1 and WP7
  • Host of ESRs 1 and 2: Begüm Okutan and Romy Marek
  • Research topic: Evaluation of Mg-based implant materials in small and large animal models
  • Scientific part in MgSafe: In vivo (µ)CT and fluorescence imaging (WP1)