World Hepatitis Day

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World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2022 the theme is ‘I Can’t Wait’. It’s also a day to celebrate the progress we have made and to meet the current challenges and an opportunity for us to jointly facilitate prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

( 07 | 28 | 2022 )

TRR179 Conference Report

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We thank all speakers and participants of the conference for their contributions, which made the conference a memorable and worthwhile visiting event for all. To get some impressions and a wrap up, you are warmly invited to listen to our Podcast.

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( 06 | 23 | 2022 )

Wolfgang - Gerok Preis 2022

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Stephan Urban (PI TP15) has been awarded with the first Wolfgang Gerok Price of the FALK Foundation 2022
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( 06 | 20 | 2022 )

Ernst Jung-Preis for Medicine 2022

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Another prestigious award for the speaker of our consortium, Ralf Bartenschlager (Heidelberg).
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( 05 | 16 | 2022 )

TRR179 NEWSLETTER 7

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Just check the latest issue of our newsletter to get a wrapped up information about our consortium.

( 05 | 04 | 2022 )

Else-Kröner Scholarship of Excellence

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Tobias Böttler (TP04) has been awarded with the Else Kröner Scholarship of Excellence from the Else Kröner Foundation for the project "Influence of antigen exposure and immunosuppression on pathogen-specific follicular T helper cells"
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( 05 | 01 | 2022 )

Youth research award winner anno 1980

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Undoubtedly a success story of our project leader Stephan Urban (TP15), which is highlighted in the artikel here https://www.stern.de/panorama/wissen/jugend-forscht--die-spannendsten-preistraeger-erzaehlen-ihre-geschichte-31721492.html

( 04 | 05 | 2022 )

Therapeutic vaccines for HBV

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Read the views of Ulrike Protzer (TP14, TP18), Stephan Urban (TP15) and other leading experts in Nature's feature story on HBV cure. They discuss how to develop a curative therapy for people living with chronic hepatitis B by combining antivirals or stimulating the immune system using e.g. a therapeutic vaccine: pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35327662/

( 04 | 04 | 2022 )

German Cancer Award 2022 to Mathias Heikenwälder (TP06)

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Another success story from our TRR that we are all very happy about. Prof. Dr. Mathias Heikenwälder, receives the German Cancer Award 2022 in the category "Experimental Cancer Research" for his outstanding basic research on chronic inflammation and liver cancer.
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( 03 | 30 | 2022 )

Dr. Maike Hofmann receives the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize of the DFG

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This was decided by a selection committee set up by the DFG and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The prize is considered the most important award for young scientists in Germany.
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( 03 | 09 | 2022 )

Honorary doctoral degree of Mainz University Medicine for Professor Dr. Ralf Bartenschlager

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Appreciation of his services to the transfer of knowledge from basic research to medical application for the treatment of hepatitis C
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( 02 | 03 | 2022 )

TRR179 Newsletter 6

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Just check the latest issue of our newsletter to get a wrapped up information about our consortium.
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( 02 | 02 | 2022 )

DZIF Award 2021

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This year, the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) honors the physician and clinical virologist Prof. Ulrike Protzer and co-speaker of our consortium (TP14, TP18, TUM Munich) for her scientific achievements with the DZIF Award for Translational Infection Research. Congratulations!

( 12 | 14 | 2021 )

Highly cited researchers 2021

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Recognizing the most influential researchers 2021
Our speaker, Ralf Bartenschlager is also in 2021 among the top one percent of the most cited experts in his field. Even more: Mathias Heikenwälder, one of our PIs also counts to the most highly cited researchers world wide! Congratulations!!Further details can be found here: https://bit.ly/3qEBjxg

( 11 | 18 | 2021 )

Newsletter 5

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We are proud to present you the next issue of our newsletter today under the download link
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( 10 | 28 | 2021 )

TRR179 goes Podcast

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In the meantime we have two more episodes of our Podcast available.
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( 10 | 28 | 2021 )

CanHepC and TRR179 exchange program - call for application open

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CanHepC and the German TRR179 Network are offering the opportunity for one CanHepC trainee and one student from the German TRR179 Hepatitis Network to do a 2-6 months internship with one the of PIs affiliated to the other network.
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( 10 | 19 | 2021 )

Award winners

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The Distinguished Award in Hepatitis B Research was presented to Michael Nassal and Stephan Urban. Both gave well-received presentation on their groundbreaking work during the HBV meeting 2021.

( 10 | 15 | 2021 )

SAVE THE DATE 30./31.05.2022: Intl. Conference of the TRR179

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We are delighted to invite you to our International Conference "Viral hepatitis and beyond: from basic science to cure" in Freiburg from May, 30-31, 2022.
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( 07 | 20 | 2021 )

Hepatitis researcher honored

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Junior research group leader Dr. Maike Hofmann (TP21) has been honored...
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( 07 | 02 | 2021 )