Around 700 employees in research, administration and infrastructure, and about 140 visiting scientists from 40 different countries are employed at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research.
Our scientists pursue research to expand our knowledge of the fundamental mechanisms behind medically relevant infectious diseases.
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HepaRegeniX GmbH, a new Biotech company developing innovative treatments for liver diseases, announced today the completion of a €9 million Series A financing. The round was led by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund GmbH (BIVF) and Novo Seeds, and complemented by the High-Tech Gruenderfonds and coparion.HepaRegeniX develops a new and unique therapeutic concept for the treatment of liver…
Though viruses are troublesome and often even hazardous pathogens, many of them remain well-hidden and cause only mild diseases or none at all. After some modification, these viruses can be utilized to protect the body from other pathogens. Researchers make use of their infectious properties by first eliminating the disease-causing components, then loading the harmless viruses with fragments of…
Bacteria are increasingly developing resistance to the common antibiotics – not least because of the excessive and sometimes incorrect use of these medications. Moreover, antibiotics can have unpleasant side effects as they also kill beneficial bacteria. Dr Gregor Fuhrmann, a pharmacist and scientist at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), aims to develop…
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