Institute for Biomedicine
Institute for Biomedicine
We investigate the mechanisms of health, ageing and disease by studying the interactions of genes with environments and lifestyles.
Data Activity Report 2020/2021
“Without understanding molecules we can only have a very sketchy understanding of life itself.” F. Cricksee more
"It is easy to lie with statistics. It is hard to tell the truth without it" A. Dunkelssee more
News & Events
08 July 2021
Large genomic analysis highlights COVID-19 risk factors
A new worldwide study published in Nature reveals 13 loci that are strongly associated with infection or severe COVID-19. The Institute of Biomedicine contributed data from the CHRIS Covid 19 study ...
21 June 2021
We are Social
The Institute of Biomedicine opens its own social channel. Follow us on Twitter.
07 June 2021
Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 variants
Our laboratories work alongside the South Tyrolean Health Authority to track and monitor variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
31 May 2021
Ethnic diversity in research identifies more genomic regions linked to diabetes-related traits
A genome-wide association meta-analysis by an international collaboration, including our Institute of Biomedicine, now published in Nature Genetics.
08 April 2021
Sunday 11 April, World Parkinson's Day
The most up-to-date results in a dossier in collaboration with our researchers
08 March 2021
Software from Bolzano has revolutionised genetic research worldwide
The success story of the method that became international standard technology
22 February 2021
Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 mutations
Eurac Research supports the Health Authority in the sequencing of the virus genome.
Epigenetics of Immunity in CancerDuration: September 2019 - March 2022Funding:
CHRIS-2D: a Dynamic Data infrastructure for biomedical research and innovation in South TyrolDuration: June 2020 - June 2022Funding:
Innovative therapies for cardiovascular disease.Duration: October 2020 - October 2022Funding:
Multidisciplinary Training in Chronic Kidney Disease: from genetic modifiers to drug discoveryDuration: December 2019 - December 2023Funding:
MAGAZINE Science that inspires
Covid-19: links between genes and disease severity
Bolzano research centre among institutions involved in a study to reveal human genome locations associated with Covid-19 severity
Den Geheimnissen von Parkinson auf der Spur
Wie Neurowissenschaft und Genforschung neue Erkenntnisse über gestörte Zellfunktionen gewinnen
Il più difficile è il primo passo
Tre domande a Alessandra Zendron, presidente dell’Associazione altoatesina per il Parkinson