Welcome to the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin

The Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin is an interdisciplinary joint research center run by Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Erlangen University Hospital (UKER) and Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL). The research at MPZPM focuses on the study of cells in the context of their microenvironment, the space that connects and encompasses a variety of cell types in a tissue. Read more...

Structure

MPZPM hosts a combination of tenured and nontenured principal investigators who cover various areas of research at the interface of physics and medicine. Until the move into the MPZPM building, the groups are housed at MPL (Guck, Sandoghdar, Singh), Dept. of Mathematics at FAU (Zaburdaev), Institute for Medical Technology, FAU (Franze) and Optical Imaging Center Erlangen (OICE, Dulin).

Associated Groups

µkiss-and-tell: A new method for precision delivery of nanoparticles and small molecules to individual cells

The delivery of experimental materials to individual cells with exactness and exclusivity has long been an elusive and much sought-after ability in…

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Previously ignored DNA sequence plays important role in brain development

An international research team has uncovered that a previously overlooked repetitive DNA element known as Long Interspersed Nuclear Element (L1) helps…

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German Society for Cell Biology and ZEISS award Carl Zeiss Lecture 2023 to Professor Dr. Jochen Guck

Lecture and award ceremony in a public webinar on 29 November 2023

 

The German Society of Cell Biology (DGZ) and ZEISS have honoured Professor Dr.…

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MPZPM press team

To get in contact with our Communications & Marketing team feel free to make your request at: presse@mpzpm.de.

For further information about specific press enquiries or the latest press releases and pictures, please visit our Press Page.

Contact

Spokesperson of the Scientific Board
Prof. Dr. Vahid Sandoghdar

Please contact:
Julia Graßer (PA)
Staudtstraße 2
91058 Erlangen
Email: julia.grasser@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 301

 

Head of Infrastructure
Dr. Dorothe Burggraf

Please contact:
Lisa Spann (PA)
Staudtstraße 2
91058 Erlangen
Email: lisa.spann@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 801

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