Project Area Z

Clinical translational unit



Clinical Translation Coordinator

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Luisa Klotz
Klinik für Neurologie mit Institut für Translationale Neurologie
der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Prinipal Investigators

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Tanja Kuhlmann
Institut für Neuropathologie, Münster

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Gerd Meyer zu Hörste
Klinik für Neurologie mit Institut für Translationale Neurologie, Münster

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Felix Lüssi
Klinik für Neurologie, Mainz

Dr. med. Vinzenz Fleischer
Klinik für Neurologie, Mainz

Prof. Dr. med. Tanja Kümpfel
Institut für Klinische Neuroimmunologie, München


Fri, 29/10/2021
Seminar on DFG’s equal opportunities measures
On 7 December 2021 and 16 February 2022, the DFG will offer an online information event for researchers and science managers who would like to gain an overview of the DFG’s equal opportunities measures in the various funding procedures. Date I: 7 December 2021, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Direct link to Webex: Date II: […]...more
Mon, 09/08/2021
Dietary conjugated linoleic acid links reduced intestinal inflammation to amelioration of CNS autoimmunity
A close interaction between gut immune responses and distant organ-specific autoimmunity including the CNS in multiple sclerosis has been established in recent years. This so-called gut-CNS axis can be shaped by dietary factors, either directly or via indirect modulation of the gut microbiome and its metabolites. Here, SFB 128 PI Luisa Klotz and colleagues report […]...more
Thu, 28/01/2021
BioNTech Publishes Data on Novel mRNA Vaccine Approach to Treat Autoimmune Diseases in Science
BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX, “BioNTech” or “the Company”) announced the publication of preclinical data on its novel mRNA vaccine approach against autoimmune diseases in the peer-reviewed journal Science. The publication titled “A non-inflammatory mRNA vaccine for treatment of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis” co-authored by SFB principal investigator Ari Waisman summarizes the findings on the disease-suppressing effects […]...more