Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Where Great Emphasis is Put on Research.

Johannes Kepler University of Linz: Injection against heart attacks

David Bernhard © JKU

Taking action quickly can help to save lives. Researchers at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz are now developing an injection with which emergency physicians can save about 20 percent of the patient’s heart muscle from dying off. The new drug has already been successfully tested in the laboratory.

In the case of a heart attack, part of the heart is cut off from the oxygen supply. The surrounding heart tissue is not fully supplied with ultimately first ties after some time. This issue can be saved thanks to the new development of Prof. David Bernhard, Head of the Center for Medical Research at Johannes Kepler University of Linz. He developed a substance named 5`-Methoxyleoligin. The special property of this substance is that it not only protects the insufficiently supplied heart issue from the effects of the heart attack but can also be administered intravenously. Up until now treatment of the heart could first take place in a hospital within the context of a surgical procedure. Methoxyleoligin is originally derived from the roots of the edelweiss but can be synthetically produced in the meantime. All in all, experts from six Austrian universities worked on the project for several years under the leadership of the University of Linz.

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • Business Breakfast Brno - Virtual Conference

    22.04.2020, Brno, Czech Republic

  • Corporate Day - Online Conference

    12.05.2020 / 13:00, Online Event

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

We are lucky to benefit from a lot of reserach incentives here in Austria. We are very proud to be here as Austria is an ideal location for research.

TachoEASY Austria

Logo
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

“Corona: Short-Time Work“

Short-time work is possible for companies regardless of their size and the respective sector in which they operate (with the exception of federal and provincial governments, municipalities, legal persons under public law and political parties).

Support Measures for Companies Affected by COVID-19

To stimulate the economy, either new programs may be established as a result of the draft law or existing support programs (e.g. aws, ÖHT) will be expanded. All measures introduced are intended to be applicable immediately and will be in force until the end of 2020. The measures currently introduced include the following areas:

More news All blog posts