18. October 2016

Exploration of defence mechanisms of cytomegalovirus opens new therapeutical opportunities

Das Cytomegalovirus gehört zur Gruppe der Herpesviren und teilt deren zentrale Eigenschaften: eine erste Infektion mit dem Virus verläuft unauffällig und wird von den Patienten meist nicht einmal bemerkt. Es fliegt sozusagen...

14. October 2016

Combined strength – immune cells cooperate in HIV defence

Der – zweifelhafte – Erfolg des HI-Virus gründet auf einer ganzen Reihe Tricks, mit denen das Virus unsere Abwehr unterwandert oder  für sich selbst nutzt. In einem sehr frühen Stadium der Infektion – gleich nach dem ersten...

21. September 2016

Successful nomination

Awardee of the "Georg-Forster-Forschungspreis der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung" comes to Hannover

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The MHH has launched a new program to life, called "Junge Akademie", which combines basic sciences and medicine in practice. It enables young doctors to link their scientific work with the hospital routine and advance their medical research in cooperation with partner institutions of the MHH: At TWINCORE two "Physician Scientists" have started their translational projects. Read more on current projects of new diagnostic methods for inflammatory heart muscle deseases and about the respiratory syncytial virus, which can be life threatening especially for toddlers.

TWINCORE, the MHH and the Universidad Católica de Córdoba offer the course "M. Sc. Infection Biology – Alemania-Argentina (AMIBA)" as a joint program. AMIBA is a binational, double degree master’s program focusing on cutting-edge research in infection biology and translational medicine both in Germany and Argentina. Register now for the first class. Application deadline: 1st of November 2016!

In August the Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Immunology took place at TWINCORE for the sixth time. Take a look at some impressions and learn more about our international training  programme.


03. November 2016

TRAIN Akademy - Key Note Lecture

Public lecture as part of the continuing education program "Translational research & Medicine: From Idea to Product" of the TRAIN-Academy: Speaker: Dr. René Thürmer, Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und...

03. November 2016


"Translational research and industry cooperation" When: 18.00 st. | Where: TWINCORE Lecture Hall | Kontakt:Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kalinke TWINCORE - Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research...

10. November 2016

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There are more than 40 scientists from over 20 nations working at TWINCORE. Internationality is an important characteristic of our institute and an additional value for our scientific work. Read more about our programs to encourage the international excange - in particular with South America. [more]



Internationalisation... an important characteristic of our institute. International networking and stimuli  encourage the quality of our research and it is an additional value for our scientific work. There are more than 40 scientists from over 20 nations working at TWINCORE. Learn more about our cooperations and international exchange programmes.