University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
The University Medical Centre (UMC-Mainz) of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is a legal entity of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. The academic work conducted by the physicians and researchers in the various departments of the UMC-Mainz is characterized by its very broad focus that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Among different research topics the following key research fields were defined: Immunology, translational neuroscience, vascular prevention, BiomaTiCS, cancer biomedicine. The publication of many outstanding papers in recent years and the amount of competitive third-party funding (including ERC grant and a DFG CRC for the translational neuroscience key research field) have helped UMC-Mainz to assert its leading position among German and international universities.