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About the Institute of Virology

As an institute for virology at a medical faculty we strive to contribute to a better prevention and therapy of virus infections in man. With this endeavor the section focuses on two areas: Research on antiviral therapy and viral vaccines as well as on clinical virology including virological/serological diagnostics.

Focuses on antiviral therapy and viral vaccines research

  • Development of anti-cancer (oncolytic) viruses
  • Development of immunologically optimed antibodies as therapy against cancer and infection
  • Innovative vaccines against AIDS and cancer

Focuses on clinical virology

  • Epidemiology of Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV) in Austria
  • Herpes Viruses infections of the central nervous system
  • New viruses / pathogens targeting the respiratory tract
  • Development of viral resistance against anti-viral drugs

History of the Division

Institut für Virologie

Institute of Virology

Department of Hygiene,
Microbiology and Public Health
at Innsbruck Medical University

Peter-Mayr-Straße 4b
A-6020 InnsbruckTel.: 0512/9003-71701
Fax: 0512/9003-73701
E-Mail: virologie@i-med.ac.at

Institute of Virology

Department of Hygiene,
Microbiology and Public Health
at Innsbruck Medical University

Peter-Mayr-Straße 4b
A-6020 InnsbruckTel.: 0512/9003-71701
Fax: 0512/9003-73701
E-Mail: virologie@i-med.ac.at