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SARS-CoV-2: Bioinformaticians discover a new weakness of the virus

The search for effective antiviral agents against the new coronavirus is in full swing. Using a novel approach, Tübingen bioinformaticians have now discovered a weakness in the virus that could be
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New SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody enters clinical phase

Cologne, Marburg, Braunschweig and Ingelheim, Germany, 18 December 2020 – Cologne University Hospital (UKK), University of Marburg (UMR), the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) and Boehringer
Prof. Dr Stephan Urban
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Translational success for the DZIF: US pharma giant Gilead secures Hepcludex

Hepcludex (bulevirtide) is the first medication for the treatment of hepatitis D, a virus blocker whose development had been masterminded by DZIF Professor Dr Stephan Urban of Heidelberg University
Rolf Müller
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Rolf Müller has been awarded the Leibniz Prize 2021

Professor Rolf Müller, Managing Director of the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) has been awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize by the German Research Foundation

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