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An artistic interpretation of magnetic tweezers. Illustration: MPZPM / Susanne Viezens

Corona: Using magnetic tweezers to track down new antiviral drugs against Covid-19

How can SARS-CoV-2 be stopped? David Dulin and his team at the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin in Erlangen have investigated how the virus...

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Biochip for real-time deformability cytometry. Foto: MPL

Federal Ministry of Research funds drug trial against Long COVID in Erlangen

The BMBF is providing 1.2 million Euros for the reCOVer project. This will enable a research team from the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin...

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We are looking for a Technical Assistant!

The research focus of our Biological Optomechanics Division is the elucidation of biophysical and biomechanical processes at the molecular, cellular...

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Visit of the Bavarian Minister of State Klaus Holetschek at the  Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light

Health Minister Klaus Holetschek looks into Long Covid research at the MPL

The Bavarian Minister of State for Health and Care was impressed by the great potential of real-time deformability cytometry for the diagnosis of...

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Rosalind Elsie Franklin looking through a microscope

New scholarship of MPZPM for outstanding scientists

In memory of the pioneering English chemist Rosalind Franklin, the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin has set up a scientist-in-residence...

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Diluting of a blood sample.

How a corona infection changes blood cells in the long run

Using real-time deformability cytometry, researchers at the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin in Erlangen were able to show for the first...

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