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the German Center for Infection Research

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New active agent for the treatment of tuberculosis

A recent clinical study shows that ganfeborole could be a promising candidate for the safe and effective treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. Using microbiological testing and innovative imaging
Die Epidemiologin Dr. Berit Lange ist nun Mitglied der STIKO.
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DZIF scientist Berit Lange appointed to the German Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO)

The German Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) has appointed new members to the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO). Among the 19 experts is Dr Berit Lange, acting head of the department
Video conference with the V.N. Karazin University in Kharkiv, Ukraine..
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DZIF tuberculosis researchers help Ukrainian partner university

"How can we support our Ukrainian partners in times of war?"—This was the question posed by DZIF scientist Professor Christoph Lange and his colleagues from the Research Center Borstel, Leibniz Lung

11 February—International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated every year on 11 February. Women are still underrepresented worldwide and particularly in the German science system: at 29.4 per cent

World needs science, science needs women

11 February—International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The DZIF tackles gender-specific inequalities in science by specifically supporting young female scientists.

Internationaler Tag der Frauen und Mädchen in der Wissenschaft

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Pietschmann

Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
TWINCORE - Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research
Executive Board
Partner Site Speaker Hannover-Braunschweig

Dr. Silke Hartmann

Hannover Medical School
Partner Site Manager Hanover - Brunswick
Project Manager Gastrointestinal Infections
Project Manager Infections of the immunocompromised Host
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