09. December 2016

DFG Priority-Project at innate sensing of HIV

How do cells sense and combat a retroviral infection? The newly funded DFG-Priority Programme „Innate Sensing and Restriction of Retroviruses“ will address this central question during the next six years. One of the currently...

28. November 2016

Hepatitis C and HIV prophylaxis from the microwave – A powerful kitchen tool reduces viral transmission in the drug injection community

Infections with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among people who inject drugs (PWID) are a global health problem. For example, sharing of drug preparation equipment within this population...

24. November 2016

DFG Grant for research on innate lymphoid cells

Angeborene Lymphoide Zellen sind eine relativ neu entdeckte Zellgruppe, die an der ersten Abwehr von Erregern beteiligt ist. Diese Zellen sitzen in Darm, Haut und Lunge – genaugenommen in allen Geweben, die unseren Körper von der...

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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.


07. December 2016

Lecture series - Regulatory Science and Translational Research

Dr. Christian Schneider, Director of the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) in Great Brittain, Title: Risk-based approaches in translational medicine Start: 12:00 s.t.Location: TWINCORE Lecture...

13. December 2016


Dr. Laurence Cocquerel, Center for Infection and Immunity of Lille (CIIL), Pasteur Institute of Lille, University of Lille, France, Title: New insights into the understanding of Hepatitis E Virus lifecycle, Time: 5...

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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: 15th of December 2016!

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.