12. September 2016

Gilead Sciences supports translational HIV research at TWINCORE and MHH

HIV is knows since 33 years and claimed around 40 million lives. Therapies are existing - healing is still not possible. Now, the "Gilead Förderprogramm Infektiologie 2016" supports scientists of TWINCORE and MHH with...

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...

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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.