Friends of the HZI – Focused support for Infection Research

World Class research demands concentrated and focused support. To be internationally successful, adequate financial resources and a supportive environment are both important. This applies also to the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI). Scientists at the HZI study the mechanisms involved in infectious diseases and host defense. They systematically translate the results of basic research into clinical applications. The Friends of the HZI make an important contribution to these efforts.

Board of Management


  • Prof Klemens Rottner


  • Prof Joachim Klein
  • Dr Hansjörg Hauser

Extended Board

  • Gerhard Beutin, Wolfenbüttel
  • Prof. Dr. Gerard Krause, Genf
  • Dr. Harald Dinter, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Dr h. c. Dirk Heinz, Braunschweig
  • Prof. Dr. Dieter Jahn, Braunschweig 
  • Prof. Dr. Axel Kleemann, Hanau
  • Dr. Christiane Kügler-Walkemeyer, Braunschweig

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