2020-02-13 Final CD Laboratory Meeting of all research & commercial partners held at Danube University Krems.
2019-11-28 The GSEV & ASEV Autumn Meeting in Freising-Weihenstepahn took place from November 28-29, 2019. Posters have been presented by
B. Fendl, C. Tripisciano, and R. Weiss. The program is available here.
2019-10-23 Our article "Hypoxia Conditioned Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Induce Increased Vascular Tube Formation in vitro" is
published in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.
2019-09-27 NÖ Forschungsfest at the Palais Niederösterreich in Vienna. The CD Laboratory participated with the station "Why do bacteria make you sick?
What is sepsis?". More information is available here.
2019-09-24 Birgit Fendl has been invited to present her work on the Characterization of the association of extracellular vesicles with C-reactive protein
during sepsis at the Symposium on Extracelluar Vesciles: Exosomes and Friends in Salzburg, Austria.
2019-09-18 11th Annual Meeting of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT) in Salzburg.
Best Talk Award to Birgit Fendl: Association of C-reactive protein with extracellular vesicles.
Best Poster Award to Sobha Karuthedom George: Enrichment of platelet-derived extracellular vesicles by differential centrifugation with minimal
2019-07-30 Our article on the storage of human whole blood, but not isolated monocytes, preserves the distribution of monocyte subsets is published in
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.
2019-05-20 Dipl.-Ing. Birgit Fendl, Bsc, PhD-student at the Center for Biomedical Technology, presented data on the association of C-reactive protein with
extracellular vesicles at the annual meeting of the Austrian Society for Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine (ÖGBT) in Salzburg.
The meeting was organized jointly with the Austrian Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ASEV).
2019-04-30 Tanja Eichhorn and Birgit Fendl have been selected to attend the FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Biological Surfaces and Interfaces: The Mechanistic
View in St. Feliu de Guixols, Spain from June 30 - July 5, 2019. The program is available here.
2019-04-15 Vladislav Semak presented our work on Polysulfobetainic Coating of Adsorbents for Apheresis at the BioNanoMed cogress in Graz.
2019-03-06 Birgit Fendl has been invited to present her work on the Association of Extracellular Vesicles with C-Reactive Protein at the ASEV/ISEV/ÖGBT Joint
Satellite Meeting in Salzburg on May 20, 2019. The program is available here.
2018-12-11 Our article on the differential interaction of platelet-derived extracellular vesicles with circulating immune cells: roles of TAM receptors, CD11b, and
phosphatidylserine is published in Frontiers in Immunology.
2018-11-22 The ASEV Symposium on Extracellular Vesicles took place from November 22-23, 2018. The program is available here.
2018-11-19 Investigator meeting of all research & commercial partners held at Danube University Krems.
2018-10-09 Opening of the Core Facility at the Campus Krems. More information is available here.
2018-09-18 A session on extracellular vesicles in coagulation and inflammation (supported by the ASEV) was organized and held at the
10th ÖGMBT Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria.
2018-09-05 First Announcement: ESAO Winter School on Bioartificial Organs, Organ Support & Stem Cell Based Therapies, January 24-26, 2019, Baden, Austria.
2018-08-27 First Announcement: ASEV Symposium on Extracellular Vesicles, November 22-23, 2018, Krems, Austria.
2018-08-24 Birgit Fendl and Carla Tripisciano attended the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Extracellular Vesicles, August 18-24, 2018 in Newry, USA.
2018-08-20 The partner meeting of the H2020 Project SMARTDIAGNOS on advanced pathogen detection in blood stream infection took place on
August 20, 2018 in Skövde, Sweden. More information is availabe here.
2018-04-26 Our article on the differential interaction of platelet-derived extracellular vesicles with leukocyte subsets in human whole blood is published
2018-01-26 Poster award (3rd place) to Tanja Eichhorn on "Inflammatory Mediator Profiles in Sepsis Patients" at the ESAO Winter School 2018 on
Therapeutic Apheresis and Cellular Therapies, Semmering, Austria.
2017-11-22 Krems Cooperation Research Award to Tanja Eichhorn for her publication on cell culture models for endothelial activation under septic conditions.
2017-11-16 Evaluation of the CD Laboratory.
2017-10-09 Our article on the mediator removal with standard versus high cut-off hemodialysis is published in Blood Purification.
2017-10-05 Wissen schaf[f]t Zukunft Award to Birgit Fendl for her Master Thesis on the influence of anticoagulation on release and detection of microvesicles in
2017-09-08 First Announcement: ESAO Winter School 2018 on Therapeutic Apheresis and Cellular Therapies, January 25-27, 2018, Semmering, Austria.
2017-09-08 The CD Laboratory organized a special symposium on extracellular vesicles at the annual ESAO congress in Vienna, Austria.
2017-09-05 The ASEV Symposium on Extracellular Vesicles took place from September 4-5, 2017. The program is available here.
2017-07-26 Our article on the different potential of extracellular vesicles to support thrombin generation: contributions of phosphatidylserine, tissue factor,
and cellular origin is published in Scientific Reports.
2017-05-18 Our study on the interaction of extracellular vesicles with blood cells was presented at the ISEV meeting, Toronto.
2017-05-15 Program for the ASEV Symposium on Extracellular Vesicles is online and registration is open.
2017-05-10 Science to Business Award for our collaboration with Cube Dx on improved pathogen detection in whole blood.
More information: Life Science Success, SmartDiagnos
2017-03-07 Special Issue on materials, surfaces and systems for extracorporeal therapies has been published in the
International Journal of Artificial Organs.
2017-02-01 First Announcement: ASEV Symposium on Extracellular Vesicles, September 4-5, 2017, Vienna, Austria.
2017-01-27 Website of Austrian Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ASEV) has been launched.
2016-11-17 Our article on the impact of citrate concentration on adhesion of platelets and leukocytes to adsorbents in whole blood lipid apheresis is published
in the Journal of Clinical Apheresis.
2016-11-14 Investigator meeting of all research & commercial partners held at Danube University Krems. Agenda and presentations are online in the team-area.
2016-09-20 Viktoria Weber was elected as board member of the European Society for Artificial Organs.
2016-09-15 The CD Laboratory organized a special symposium on extracellular vesicles at the annual ESAO congress in Warsaw, Poland.
2016-08-30 Our article on cell culture models for endothelial activation under septic conditions is published in Inflammation.
2016-07-30 Our article on the influence of pre-analytical parameters on characterization of extracellular vesicles is published in Biochemical and Biophysical
2016-06-24 We founded the Austrian Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ASEV).
2016-06-24 The CD Laboratory organizes the 2nd Symposium on Extracellular Vesicles in Inflammation on June 24, 2016.
2016-06-10 The second SmartdDiagnos investigator meeting was hosted by the CD-Laboratory in Krems, Austria.
2016-04-22 The CD laboratory was represented at the Lange Nacht der Forschung in Krems, Austria.
More Information: Research topic presented by Birgit Fendl (video, folder)
2016-02-10 The kick-off meeting of the Horizon2020 project SmartDiagnos took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. We are proud to participate in this research
project on the development of tools for the faster diagnosis of sepsis. The project is coordinated by DTU Copenhagen.
2016-01-25 Danube University Krems has launched a PhD programme in regenerative medicine. More information is available here.
2015-12-15 Our article on the influence of macrophage polarization on infection with intracellular pathogens is published in PLoS One.
2015-12-08 Our article on generation of microvesicles during lipid apheresis is published in Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B.
2015-11-19 Investigator meeting of all research & commercial partners held at Danube University Krems. Agenda and presentations are online in the team-area.
2015-05-08 The symposium on extracellular vesicles in inflammation took place from May 7-8, 2015. The program and the abstract book can be found here.
2015-05-01 Our results on the characterization of microvesicles in whole blood were presented at the ISEV meeting in Washington.
2015-03-09 The Christian Doppler Laboratory for Innovative Therapy Approaches in Sepsis organizes a symposium on the role of extracellular vesicles in sepsis.
The scientific program will be complemented by a workshop on standardisation and pitfalls of flow cytometric analysis of extracellular vesicles, which
will also introduce the new CytoFLEX technology.
2015-02-20 Poster award for René Weiss: René Weiss won the poster award for his presentation on the isolation, characterization and pro-coagulant role of
extracellular vesicles at the meeting “Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine” in Turin, Italy.
2014-12-16 After its regular external evaluation at the end of the second year, the CD laboratory has been
extended for another three years. We appreciate the support of all our partners and are glad about the positive and encouraging feed-back.
2014-12-09 Our manuscript on infection of monocytes with the intracellular pathogen C. pneumoniae is published in BMC Immunology.
2014-11-10 A new Gallios flow cytometer has been installed at the Department for Health Sciences and Biomedicine, Danube University Krems. It allows for state-
of-the-art flow characterization of extracellular vesicles and differentiation of extracellular vesicles with respect to their cellular origin.
2014-11-06 Evaluation of the CD laboratory: Presentations and reports are online in the team-area.
2014-09-24 Invited lecture (V. Weber) on novel approaches for the supportive treatment of sepsis at EUSTM 2014.
2014-09-15 Three presentations by members of the CD laboratory held at the ÖGBMT meeting.
2014-09-13 World Sepsis Day 2014 will be marked by events around the globe aimed at increasing sepsis awareness.
2014-06-06 Investigator meeting of all research & commercial partners held at Danube University Krems. Presentations are online in the team-area.
2014-05-30 Our manuscript on the correlation of physico-chemical characteristics of adsorbents and microvesicles release is published in Biomacromolecules.
2014-05-01 Two presentations about microvesicle generation upon contact of blood with adsorbent polymers were given at ISEV 2014.