Institute of

Biomedical Science

 

“The Institute of Biomedical Science conducts research and teaching at the interface of medicine, science and technology. Expertise in diagnosis and analysis is combined with medical research to prepare our students for a wide range of career fields.“

Head of Institute Jennifer Kuhlen

Research is carried out in multidisciplinary collaboration with other institutes of the Department of Health Studies. The degree programmes focus on topics including obesity, exercise, healthy ageing and health literacy. The Department has forged networks with relevant stakeholders in the health sector to establish itself as a recognised partner in achieving health objectives and to gain visibility in Styria as also at the national and international level.

The research focus of the Institute of Biomedical Science is on the development of special analytical methods in biomedicine and industrial pharmaceutics.

Infrastructure

We offer our partners, students and lecturers a high-quality infrastructure including state-of-the-art instruments in the fields of molecular biology and mass spectrometry:

  • Laboratory for medical and chemical diagnostics
  • Laboratory for histology and microbiology
  • Laboratory for microbiological cell culture and nuclear medicine
  • Laboratory for chemistry and immunology

The laboratory for metabolomics is equipped with cutting-edge chromatography-mass spectrometry systems, which are available for analyses in metabolic research

Degree programmes