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19. June 2014

PEP am TWINCORE - die Erfolgsgeschichte einer Kompressionsschraube

Henning Windhagen und Utz Claassen wissen, wie es geht: Ausgründungen aus universitären Forschungsprojekten. Im Rahmen der Vorlesungsreihe "Gründer- und Unternehmerprofile" des PEP-Promotorenprogramms und der...


02. April 2014

Neue Ansätze gegen das Zytomegalievirus - HiLF Stipendium für Franz Puttur

Das Zytomegalievirus (CMV) gehört zu den Herpesviren und infiziert vor allem Menschen mit geschwächtem Immunsystem. Infektionen mit CMV verlaufen meist symptomfrei und vor allem für Neugeborene kann eine nicht entdeckte Infektion...


21. March 2014

21 March 2014 A new role for regulatory T cells in intestinal infections

In the gut, our immune system is facing the biggest challenges. It is inhabited by billions of microorganisms that assist us in the digestion of food.  Gleichzeitig steckt in vielen dieser Mitbewohner das Potenzial zu...


14. February 2014

14 February 2014 Dendritic cells as coordinators of the innate immune system

Damit unser Immunsystem fremde Zellen, und damit potenzielle Angreifer, abwehren kann, muss es sie zunächst erkennen. Greifen uns Bakterien an - beispielsweise Listerien - identifizieren Immunzellen die Listerien an bestimmten...


07. February 2014

7 February 2014 Antibodies as drugs - New prediction systems for the reaction in humans

It was a dark hour of drug development: In March 2006, "TGN1412" was tested for the first time in man as drug against autoimmune and cancer diseases. All six healthy volunteers who participated voluntarily in the study,...


04. February 2014

4 February 2014 Immune mechanism to combat mycobacteria discovered

Out of all chronic diseases, tuberculosis is among the most lethal ones wordwide and is therefore considered to be the most important chronic bacterial disease. According to the World Health Organization, more than 1.4 million...


13. January 2014

13 January 2014 Salmonella against asthma - a new immunological therapeutic approach

There are many platitudes about the benefits of early practicing: Practice makes perfect;  you can`t teach an old dog new tricks ... How true these sayings are regarding our immune system, scientists at TWINCORE have been...


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