Welcome to the IZKF

The Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF) is the central structure of research development of the Faculty of Medicine of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Its mission is to improve the overall quality of clinical research at the Medical Faculty, to stimulate interdisciplinary research, to advance the careers of young scientist and to foster the acquisition of extramural funds.

The chairman of the external scientific advisory board of the IZKF, Professor Dr. Seufferlein, was elected as the new President of DKG (Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft) on 19th June 2020. Congratulations to Thomas Seufferlein!

The application colloquium for junior projects took place on May 20, 2020. A total of 17 projects were presented and assessed by a panel of experts, consisting of members of the IZKF Board, the ELAN Commission and the Junior Scientists Committee. 7 projects received project funding. The applicants h...

As far as possible, the training modules of the IZKF Research Training Group will be offered virtually. On April 30th the first IZKF-Jour Fixe took place as a Zoom meeting. Our first webinar on "Scientific Writing" will follow next week. The offer will be further extended in the near future. Please note our event information.