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Tue, 12/09/2017
Genetically altered mice provide initial evidence that human gut bacteria can trigger multiple sclerosis
Munich. (LMU)  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. There are many indications that MS is an autoimmune disease in which immune cells “accidentally” attack the brain and spinal cord. However, as with other autoimmune diseases, the actual triggers of the autoimmune reaction are still unknown. A new […]...more
Sun, 10/09/2017
SFB researcher acquired Hertie foundation funding
Munich. SFB CRC 128 researcher Dr. Klaus Lehmann-Horn, Department of Neurology, has acquired 396.000€ of funding as part of the framework „MyLab“, which is sponsored by the Hertie foundation. The duration of the project „Antigen-driven affinity maturation of B lymphocytes in meningeal ectopic lymphoid tissue in a model of Multiple Sclerosis“ will be 5 years, […]...more
Mon, 14/08/2017
Lecture: Latest research on HIV-1
Mainz. HIV-1, the major causative agent of AIDS, has infected more than 60 million people and caused around 20 million deaths worldwide (WHO report 2009). Prof. Frank Kirchhoff, director of the Institute of Molecular Virology, Ulm, is one of Germany’s most recognized scientists investigating HIV-1. Kirchhoff has been honoured by numerous awards – among them […]...more


Mon, 14/08/2017 | Lecture: Latest research on HIV-1

Mainz. HIV-1, the major causative agent of AIDS, has infected more than 60 million people and caused around 20 million deaths worldwide (WHO report 2009). Prof. Frank Kirchhoff, director of the Institute of Molecular Virology, Ulm, is one of Germany’s most recognized scientists investigating HIV-1. Kirchhoff has been honoured by numerous awards – among them Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz award of the DFG (2009) – and by membership in the German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina. Invited by SFB PI Prof. Ari Waisman, Frank Kirchhoff will present his latest research within the FTN Seminar Series.
When?: Tuesday, September 26, 6 pm
Where?: Building 706, University Medical Center, JGU Mainz