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Viruses as risk factors for coeliac disease
The onset of the autoimmune condition coeliac disease may not be down to genetic factors alone – certain viral infections may also be involved. This is the finding of a project funded by the FWF. Vaccination against intestinal viruses could help risk groups in the future.
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people worked in projects funded by the FWF (as of Dec. 31, 2015)
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- The Vienna Principles: A Vision for Scholarly Communication in the 21st Century - 83% of peer-reviewed publications resulting from FWF projects are Open Access - Open Library of Humanities (OLH) in Vienna on 5 July
Six new top scholars accepted into the prestigious START Programme
The webinar (2016-05-18) dealt with the implementation of gender equality at national and European level.
One of the greatest challenges of academic...
In its meeting on 17 May, 2016, the Supervisory Board of the Austrian Science Fund FWF elected the Director of the German Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries for a four-year term.