03. March 2020

Epigenetic DNA modifications can predict asthma and rhinitis

Researchers from the CiiM and University of Groningen identify biomarkers in the nasal airways

13. January 2020

First robust cell culture model for the hepatitis E virus

A mutation switches the turbo on during virus replication. This is a blessing for research.

How the body produces an endogenous antibiotic with anti-inflammatory effects

HZI and TWINCORE researchers give insights into itaconic acid synthesis For a long time, itaconic acid was only known as a metabolic product of fungi. Its function was unknown, but for decades it has been used industrially for...

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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.

Internationality... 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.