• A helper with foresight

    Christoph Lange was recently appointed as Medical Director of the Research Center Borstel. From here, he substantially contributes to clinical tuberculosis research in Europe, also monitoring the development and treatment of multidrug-resistant cases. Learn more about his work.


  • Disparities in treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis across Europe

    Scientists have shown that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care in Eastern Europe is markedly worse in than in Western Europe.

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  • Doctor and data guru at the DZIF

    Jörg Janne Vehreschild is senior physician at the Department of Internal Medicine in Cologne and on a DZIF professorship where is responsible for HIV research cohorts. Learn more about his work.



  • 28 June 2018 - PRESS RELEASE

    Scientists warn: 2018 will be the ‘year of the tick’

    This summer there will be a particularly large amount of ticks and thus a higher risk of getting meningitis or Lyme disease (borreliosis), because these diseases are transmitted by ticks. Scientists from DZIF (German Centre for Infection Research) in Munich predict a particularly strong ‘tick year’. They have developed a model that allows them to already in winter predict the density of ticks for the coming summer.  more ]