We foster extensive local, national, and international collaborations and believe that the way to advance is by bringing together international scientists with a wide range of expertise.

On-going collaborations exist with University College London (United Kingdom), the Karolinska Institutet (Sweden), Charles University (Czech Republic), Bulovka Hospital (Czech Republic), and the University of Southern California (United States), amongst many others. Below we have listed a number of our long-established ongoing collaborations.

Department of Women's and Children's Health

Karolinska Institutet

Collaboration with Prof Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson and Dr Angelique Flöter Rådestad.


Human Exposome Assessment Platform

Collaboration with Prof. Joakim Dillner. We lead on Work Package 8 (Epigenomic Analysis) within the Human Exposome Assessment Platform programme (Lead Partner Institution: Karolinska Institutet), collaborating with several European universities and the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague

Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague

Collaboration with Prof David Cibula

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

University Hospital Bulovka

Collaboration with Prof Michal Zikán.

Research Program for Receptor Biochemistry and Tumor Metabolism

University Hospital for Pediatrics of the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

Collaboration with Prof Barbara Kofler

European Commission H2020 Project

FORECEE (Female cancer predictiOn using ceRvical cEll omiCs to individualise prEvEntion)

International cooperation led and coordinated by Prof Martin Widschwendter. Involved partners: Charles University Hospital, Erasmus MC, EURAM, European Institute of Oncology, Eurofins Genomics Europe Sequencing GmbH (formerly GATC Biotech), Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Karolinska Institutet, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, and the Oncotyrol Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine.

USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California)

Collaboration with Prof Louis Dubeau

Local collaborations

We foster extensive local collaborations with all health-related institutions in Tirol.

Department of Neurology

Medical University of Innsbruck

Collaboration with Associate Prof Michael Knoflach.

University Clinic for Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology.

Medical University of Innsbruck

Collaboration with Prof Matthias Schmuth.

Department of Internal Medicine 3 - Cardiology

Medical University of Innsbruck

Collaboration with Prof Axel Bauer.

Institute of Psychology

Universität Innsbruck

Collaboration with Prof Tobias Greitemeyer.

Institute of Psychology

UMIT Tirol - The Tyrolean Private University

Collaboration with Prof Bernhard Streicher and Prof Stefan Duschek

Institute of Pharmacology-Pharamacognosy

Universität Innsbruck

Collaboration with Prof Hermann Stuppner and Assistant Prof Sonja Sturm

Pathologie-Labor Dr. Obrist-Dr. Brunhuber OG

Collaboration with a local pathology laboratory based in Zams. Key collaborators: Dr Peter ObristMartin Seewald, MSc; Sylvain Amory, PhD.

Institute for Biomedical Aging Research

Universität Innsbruck

Collaboration with Prof Dr Pidder Janssen-Dürr, Dr Birgit Weinberger and Prof Werner Zwerschke.

Dietology - Nutritional Medicine of the University Hospital Innsbruck

Tirol Kliniken

Collaboration with Prof Daniela KarallDr Sabine Scholl-Bürgi and Alexander Höller, MSc.

Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Kepler Universitäts Klinikum

Collaboration with Prof Alex Moschen (formerly of the Medical University of Innsbruck).

Institute of Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment

UMIT Tirol - The Tyrolean Private University

Collaboration with Prof Uwe Siebert, Prof Daniela Schmid and Assistant Prof Gaby Sroczynski (Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment)

Genomics, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Universität Innsbruck

Collaboration with Prof Dr Frank Edenhofer

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Martin Widschwendter is Professor for Cancer Prevention and Screening and the Director of the European Translational Oncology Prevention and Screening (EUTOPS) Institute.

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