Infothek and press

Infothek and press

If you have any questions about TWINCORE, are looking for a contact or wish to know what our researchers are currently investigating, you have come to the right place.

Here you will find the Announcements of recent months. Earlier Announcements, see the Announcement archive.

Announcements

25. March 2019

Eliminating hepatitis C viruses effectively

TWINCORE researchers identify target on the viral envelope and develop customised agents. The treatment of hepatitis C has been based on specific effective antiviral medications for a number of years. Since future...


21. March 2019

Important mechanism of antigen presentation in guard cells of the immune system riddled

TWINCORE-Forscher entschlüsseln, wie der Transport von Antigenfragmenten auf die Oberfläche von Immunzellen des Menschen reguliert wird. Dendritische Zellen sind die Wächter unserer Immunabwehr. Sie lauern fremden Eindringlingen...


New Approaches for Vaccinations against Hepatitis C Virus

For a few years now infections with Hepatitis C virus can be efficiently treated and patients can be cured with modern medication. Nevertheless, researchers are looking for a vaccine against the virus, which has specialized...


13. November 2018

New inhibition mechanism for Human Cytomegalovirus

Zytomegalie ist erst einmal eine unscheinbare Infektionskrankheit von der jedoch ein Großteil der Bevölkerung betroffen ist. Das Humane Cytomegalievirus (HCMV) infiziert – wie der Name schon sagt – ausschließlich Menschen und...