Why do we get sick? A Darwinian perspective
In an article in the La Liberté newspaper this week, Prof. Thomas Flatt from the Department of Biology, talks with journalist Pascal Fleury about Evolutionary or Darwinian Medicine: "Se soigner avec Darwin".
A few questions to Prof. Michael Schmid
Prof. Michael Schmid joined the Faculty of Science and Medicine in September 2019. Learn more about his work, passion, and objectives at our Faculty.
Merci aux représentant-e-s des étudiant-e-s dans les Commissions d'appel
La première volée d'étudiant-e-s en Master de médecine a commencé ses études le 16 septembre 2019. Pour garantir un enseignement de qualité, plusieurs nouveaux professeurs ont été et vont être engagés.…
Two types of stem cells as the root cause of breast cancer
A research team of the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg has shown that breast cancers comprise not one, but two distinct groups of stem cells - an important discovery for the…
Step towards a medical treatment of the deleterious effects of Down syndrome
A team of researchers at the University of Fribourg has found evidence for a mechanism that contributes to the impaired metabolism of individuals with Down syndrome. Their organism seems poisoned by an…
A few questions to Prof. Michael Walch
Prof. Michael Walch joined the Faculty of Science and Medicine in August 2018. Learn more about his work, passion, and objectives at our Faculty.
A few questions to Prof. Gregor Hasler
Prof. Gregor Hasler joined the Faculty of Science and Medicine in January 2019. Learn more about his work, passion, and objectives at our Faculty.
Five Unifr scientists in the 2018 list of highly-cited researchers
Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) lists in their catalog for 2018 five Highly Cited Researchers from the UNIFR.
A better understanding of cell repair mechanics
Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute have developed a new method that mimics more closely injury and wound healing response in epithelial tissues that line the outer surfaces of organs throughout…