31.05.2023 The second funding phase of the SFB subproject B08N "Modulation of inflammatory skin disease by blocking metabolic checkpoints" headed by Prof. Tim Sparwasser has been approved. In this new funding phase, Prof. Sara Vieira-Silva will be a collaborator within the subproject, and will contribute with her microbiome expertise. The Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene congratulates both warmly. The SFB 156 "The Skin as Sensor and Effector Organ Orchestrating Local and Systemic Immune Responses" established in 2015 is in its third funding phase by the German Research Foundation, and will receive about 12 million Euros for the next four years.

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Welcome to the website of the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene. The Institute represents the subject medical microbiology and hygiene in the field of patient care, research and teaching. Patient care includes Infection Medicine (microbiological diagnostics of infection diseases, screening examinations/tests and technical consultation of infectiological questions) as well as hospital hygiene. For more information about the different departments of our Institute, please use the corresponding tab at the top of the front page.


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Führerschein Infektionsmedizin (Basics of practical infectiology) 07.07.2021 HS Chirurgie (Geb. 505) 15:30-19:30

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