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Awards for Anna Ralser and Verena Friedrich

On the“14th International Workshop on Pathogenesis and Host Response in Helicobacter Infections”  in Helsingør, Denmark on June 29th - July 2nd, 2022, Dr. med. Univ. Anna Ralser (second left) was awarded  "Best Overall Presentation" prize for her presentation "Helicobacter pylori promotes colorectal carcinogenesis by deregulating intestinal immunity and inducing a mucus-degrading microbiota signature."

The "Best Poster" prize went to Dr. rer. nat. Verena Friedrich (third left) for her poster "Tackling Helicobacter pylori infection by a pre-clinical, prophylactic vaccination strategy".

How the immune system remembers viruses

Link: Press release TUM(link is external)

For a person to acquire immunity to a disease, T cells must develop into memory cells after contact with the pathogen. Until now, the number of cells that do this was believed to depend above all on the magnitude of the initial immune response. A team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now called this into question.

"Faszination Forschung"

Link: Healthy lives for all(link is external)

Worm infections are widespread in low-income coun­tries. Clarissa Prazeres da Costa investigates how these neglected tropical diseases affect the immune system.

"Faszination Forschung"

Link: Global Health Needs a Multidisciplinary Approach(link is external)

“Ensuring healthy lives for all” is one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The Center for Global Health at the TUM School of Medicine is addressing these topics.

Vergabebekanntmachung nach § 30 UVgO:

  1. Name und Anschrift des Auftraggebers und dessen Beschaffungsstelle:                                           
  2. „Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene; Technische Universität München;  Trogerstr. 30 ; 81675 München“
  3. Name des beauftragten Unternehmens: „Enamine Ltd.“
  4. Verfahrensart: „Verhandlungsvergabe ohne Teilnahmewettbewerb“
  5. Art und Umfang der Leistung: „Bereitstellung eines FTEs für 1 Jahr für die Auftragssynthese von Testsubstanzen“
  6. Zeitraum der Leistungserbringung: „Oktober 2020 bis September 2021“

Neues Mitglied der Leopoldina

Professor Dirk Busch, Leiter des Instituts für medizinische Mikrobiologie am Klinikum rechts der Isar, ist zum Mitglied der Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina ernannt worden.

Rund 1.500 Mitglieder zählt die traditionsreiche Wissenschaftsgesellschaft in Halle. Jetzt kommt ein weiterer Mediziner des Klinikums rechts der Isar hinzu. Auf dem Jahressymposium der Lebenswissenschaften am 23. Mai nimmt die Leopoldina Professor Dirk Busch offiziell in ihren Kreis auf. read more...(link is external)

News from CGH

The consortial project HELMVIT (“Impact of maternal helminth infection on Vitamin D regulation and on the immune system of the infant”) was kicked-off in January 2019 ( read more(link is external)), in Lambaréné, Gabon. This project is coordinated by Prof. Clarissa Prazeres da Costa, Kodirector of the Center for Global Health, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene of TUM and collaboration partners are Prof. Akim Adegnika (CERMEL) and Dr. Meral Esen (Institute for Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen). The consortium is funded for three years by the DFG within the call “German-African Cooperation Projects in Infectiology”.

Click here for the HELMVIT Video(link is external)

TUM Cairo: Launch of the German-Egyptian Network for Genomic Medicine and Population Health

Kick-off for the German Egyptian Network for Advancing Genomic Medicine and Population Health GE-GPx... read more(link is external)