Federal Health Minister visits University Hospital Cologne
DZIF scientist Gerd Fätkenheuer (left), Head of Infectiology at the University Hospital Cologne, were at one with the minister Hermann Gröhe: Translational science in infectiology is of prime importance (© University Hospital Cologne)
Between hospital and research
Christina Zielinski always wanted to become a doctor, but then research got hold of her, or, more precisely, human T cells did. For about a year, the physician and scientist has been a DZIF professor at the TU Munich. Her specialty: immunodiagnostics of infectious diseases.
Why the immune system fails to fight HIV
An international research group has identified a cellular factor of the human cell that is indispensable to the replication of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1).
New antibiotic resistance gene has also been found in Germany
Researchers discovered a gene in a human isolate, that makes bacteria resistant against last-resort antibiotics. Especially worrying is that the gene is transferable between different bacterial strains.
How does healthy gut flora get into a capsule?
DZIF scientists at the University Hospital Cologne produce frozen gut flora preparations in capsules. The production protocol is freely accessible for interested colleagues.
12 May 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
DZIF scientists from the University of Bonn have shown that not all conventional Zika virus molecular diagnostic tests are sufficiently reliable. They developed optimised assays and a control for quantifying viruses in blood and urine. [ more ]
06 May 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
02 May 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
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