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Research Areas

Although IRC members have a strong focus on research in the field of allergy, inflammation and infection research, IRC research groups cover a broad range of both basic science and clinical research topics. 

The following topics are key IRC research areas:

  • Allergy Research
  • Autoimmunity
  • Diagnoses and Therapy of Immunological and Infectious Diseases
  • Immune Cell Development
  • Immunodermatology
  • Immunoregulation
  • Infection & Immunity
  • Inflammation & End Organ Damage
  • Osteoimmunology
  • Tissue Regeneration
  • Transplantation Immunology
  • Vaccinology

Moreover, the IRC has also strong links and interactions with other MedUni Vienna research clusters in the following research areas:

  • Immune Cell Imaging (in cooperation with the Medical Imaging Cluster – MIC)
  • Inflammation (link to Cardiovascular Research Cluster – CVC)
  • Neuroimmunology (in cooperation with the Medical Neuroscience Cluster – MNC)
  • Tumorimmunology (in cooperation with the Oncology Cluster)