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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
Wed, 20/01/2021
A new study on neurological manifestations of severe COVID-19 reveals nervous system immune deficiency
Patients suffering from COVID-19 can develop concomitant and long-term symptoms in their nervous system. The most common symptom in this context is the loss of the sense of smell and taste, while more severe symptoms such as stroke, cerebral seizures, or meningitis are possible. A team of scientists from the medical faculties at the Universities […]...more


Fri, 26/09/2014 | CRC Young Researchers win prizes at prestigious conferences

Congratulations to Dr. Nicholas Schwab and Dr. Tilman Schneider-Hohendorf, both from the Department of Neurology, University of Münster, who received prizes at two prestigious conferences recently!

Nicholas won the MSIF Young Researchers Award for the best presentation of a translational project by a young researcher at the annual congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research into Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS), which was held jointly with its American counterpart (ACTRIMS) in Boston in September.

Tilman won the Research Prize awarded by the Eva and Helmer Lehmann Foundation at the German Neurological Society conference, also in September, recognizing his recent contribution in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. More information about Tilman’s achievement can be found here (in German).

 

Well done to both of you!