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In November 2020, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) founded the "Munich Data Science Institute" (MDSI), a center of excellence for integrated data science and machine learning. This is intended to bundle relevant competencies in these areas to enable leap innovations with the…

Although the incidence of cervical cancer in Germany has been declining for decades, it is still slightly elevated compared to other Western European countries. In 2020, there were 4,666 new cases and 2,075 deaths from cervical cancer, corresponding to age-standardized incidence and…

The German Heart Foundation, together with the German Society for Prevention and Rehabiliation of Cardiovascular Diseases (DGPR)   has awarded the Kurt and Erika Palm Foundation Science Award for the fourth time in 2021. The prize money amounts to 10,000 euros and is divided between…

Prof. Dr. Renate Oberhoffer-Fritz, Dean of the Department of Sport and Health Sciences and head of the Chair of Preventive Pediatrics, and PD Dr. Annette Wacker-Gussmann, Research Associate at the Chair of Preventive Pediatrics, are guest editors of the special issue "Cardiovascular…

The Associate Professorship of Exercise Biology, headed by Prof. Dr. Henning Wackerhage, is currently conducting research in the "ExMask" project on new types of masks that are not attached behind the ears but are glued directly to the skin. As part of the project, eight athletes…