Welcome to the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin

The Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin is an interdisciplinary joint research center run by Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Erlangen University Hospital (UKER) and Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL). The research at MPZPM focuses on the study of cells in the context of their microenvironment, the space that connects and encompasses a variety of cell types in a tissue. Read more...

Structure

MPZPM hosts a combination of tenured and nontenured principal investigators who cover various areas of research at the interface of physics and medicine. Until the move into the MPZPM building, the groups are housed at MPL (Guck, Sandoghdar, Singh), Dept. of Mathematics at FAU (Zaburdaev), Institute for Medical Technology, FAU (Franze) and Optical Imaging Center Erlangen (OICE, Dulin).

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„We can also be festive” – Max Planck Directors in a celebratory mood at the Schlossgarten Fest

This weekend, the scientific world of quantum communication, nano-optics, biological optomechanics and medical physics had to do without the expertise…

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Little noticed, but of enormous influence: Tissue mechanics affect the growth and metastasis of cancer

The first awardee of the Rosalind Franklin Scientist-in-Residence (RFSR) Program of the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin (MPZPM), Claudia…

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Researchers discover: This is how microtubuli can organize themselves in growing nerve cells

For nerve fibres (neurons) to be able to transport proteins and other crucial materials along their conducting processes (axons), a directional…

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MPZPM press team

To get in contact with our Communications & Marketing team feel free to make your request at: presse@mpzpm.de.

For further information about specific press enquiries or the latest press releases and pictures, please visit our Press Page.

Contact

Spokesperson of the Scientific Board
Prof. Dr. Vahid Sandoghdar

Please contact:
Julia Graßer (PA)
Staudtstraße 2
91058 Erlangen
Email: julia.grasser@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 301

 

Head of Infrastructure
Dr. Dorothe Burggraf

Please contact:
Lisa Spann (PA)
Staudtstraße 2
91058 Erlangen
Email: lisa.spann@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 801

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Current issue: Newsletter No 16 - February 2021

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