13. February 2017

WHO handrub formulations are effective against emerging viruses

In the last few years, previously unknown viruses or viruses, which were considered eliminated, have been unveiled: last year, the World Health Organization WHO declared “A Public Health Emergency of International Concern”...

16. January 2017

Mode of action of a novel RNA-adjuvants detected – successful collaboration with the CureVac AG

For displaying the full effect, vaccines usually need support - particularly if they are consisting of small peaces of the pathogen. The supporters are called adjuvant and they are normally not part of the pathogen. For most of...

13. January 2017

ERC Consolidator Grant for Susanne Häußler

Pseudomonas aeruginosa ist ein widerstandsfähiges Bakterium, das fast überall in der Umwelt vorkommt. Insbesondere Patienten mit Verbrennungen und Mukoviszidose-Erkrankte sind anfällig für eine chronische Infektion mit dem...

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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.


9th TWINCORE Symposium
31st August 2017
Communication pathways in infection
02. March 2017

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. Cord Dohrmann, CSO Evotec AG "Forging high-value...

18. May 2017

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: Interaction with regulators, e.g. in preparation of a first clinical study Start: 11:30...

31. August 2017

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Job announcements

02. February 2017

PhD Position "Cell biological aspects of liver cell entry of HCV and Plasmodium"

The Instiute for Experimental Virology (Prof. Thomas Pietschmann) is offering a PhD position, which is fully funded by the DFG for a period of three years. Please note the attached document for further information.

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]