06. June 2016

TWINCORE scientists identified cause of susceptibility to infection in rheumatism patients

More than one million people in Germany suffer from rheumatism. In addition to their pain, they often show a susceptibility to infection: rheumatism patients contract more often with viruses and bacteria and become seriously ill....

01. June 2016

Visiting professor from Brasil at the Institute of Infection Immunology

“Es ist ungewohnt wieder im Labor zu arbeiten und ganz am Anfang eines Projektes zu stehen“, lächelt Prof. Vania Bonato. Zu Hause, im brasilianischen Riberao Preto leitet Prof.  Bonato eine Arbeitsgruppe im Department...

30. May 2016

Virus suppressant works like a turbo for Hepatitis E viruses

Hepatitis E virus infections seem to be an underrated risk - probably because the course of desease is characterised by a mild progression. The Robert-Koch-Institute estimates, that there are 300.000 people infected with that...

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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.


02. June 2016

MHH - SFB 900 Seminar Series

Dear SFB 900 members, colleagues, students, please join us for our next exciting seminar of our DFG Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 900) ‘Chronic Infections: Microbial Persistence and its Control’. The talk is given by Prof....

01. September 2016

8th TWINCORE Symposium

1 September 2016: "Immunomodulation and evasion in infection"

28. June 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...

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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]



From 14th to 28th August 2016 the sixth Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Immunology takes place at TWINCORE. Find out more about LISA, our program for students of the life sciences.