What does translational infection research mean in practice? How do we bridge basic research and clinical challenges? What kind of impulses and questions do our scientists get from the clinical environment? Our new rubric "translational case examples" shows how we combine basic research and clinical questions and what drives our science.


19. February 2018

New adjuvants derived from myxobacteria - HiLF stipend for Jenny Kühne

Dendritic Cells are of central importance for our immune system as they bridge the innate and the adaptive arm of our immunity. Not only are they very complex and of fascinating functional plasticity, Dendritic Cells are also...

New treatment approach for hepatitis E infections in pregnant women

Hepatitis E virus infections are usually subclinical and are considered as an underrated disease by physicians. The number of infections worldwide is estimated at 20 million infected people per year. In our latitudes, primarily...

Hepatitis therapy: balance between defence and regeneration via Kupffer cells

An inflammation of the liver can have different causes: besides infections with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), also other viruses such as cytomegalovirus (CMV) are able to trigger acute hepatitis. Sometimes...

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30-31 August 2018
Frontiers in translational infection research
20. March 2018


Marco Vignuzzi, Ph.D. Viral Populations and Pathogenesis Unit (PVP), Institut Pasteur, France Titel: Predicting and Altering Viral Evolution, When: 5 p.m.  s.t.,Where: TWINCORE Seminar room 0.03 Host: Dr. Gisa Gerold

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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]