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.

"TOPeCS" supports Clinician Scientists in the Step 2 module during parallel clinical and scientific work, in order to obtain generated (methodological) knowledge, especially in the phase of expiring projects, or to promote preparation for the application for extramural funds. Applications can be submitted to the IZKF until September 1st, 2022.

We are pleased to announce the winner of this year's IZKF Publication Award. A total of 18 applications from young scientists were sent to the IZKF administrative office. The Junior Scientist Committee selected one of this. The winner is: Jay Patankar from the Department of Medicine 1 with the p...