• Welcome to DZIF

    It is the 21st century and infections are still a major challenge for medicine. What is our recourse as germs become increasingly resistant to antibiotics? What can we do to prevent the spread of a pathogen? The researchers at the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) are tackling these and many other issues.

  • Antibiotic Stewardship Program

    Proof of Concept: Reduction of antibiotics is possible in a tertiary care university medical center.
    Press Release

  • Assistant Professors at the DZIF

    Timo Niedermeyer and Leonard Kaysser have a mutual goal: As recently appointed assistant professors at the DZIF they both want to discover new natural agents against bacteria, viruses and fungi.

  • ICAAC 2014

    The DZIF will be present at the ICAAC, the premier conference on antimicrobial agents and infectious diseases, showcases the latest-breaking science and lectures from top researchers from around the world.
    ICAAC 2014


  • 25 June 2014 - PRESS RELEASE

    Coronaviruses: Getting to a vaccine as fast as possible

    At the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), researchers are working intensively to make available a vaccine against the dreaded MERS coronavirus as soon as possible. A candidate vaccine has been successfully tested in animal models and now a preparation project for clinical trials in humans is underway. more ]

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