CONGRATULATION

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NEW graduate school funded by DFG
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( 05 | 11 | 2021 )

New cooperation

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We are happy to announce our new cooperation with the Austrian SFB "JAK-STAT Monarchies"
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( 02 | 25 | 2021 )

BEIJERINCK VIROLOGY PRIZE FOR RESEARCH ON HEPATITIS C

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We are happy to announce that Ralf Bartenschlager, who is speaker of the TRR179, received the Beijerinck Virology Prize 2021

( 01 | 29 | 2021 )

Preise der deutschen Leberstiftung

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Aktuelle Ausschreibungen
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( 01 | 15 | 2021 )

DFG - Für das Wissen entschieden

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Mit “DFG2020 – Für das Wissen entscheiden” will die DFG ihre Überzeugung für eine freie und erkenntnisgeleitete Forschung in die Gesellschaft tragen. Den Anlass gab die Gründung der Vorgängerorganisation der DFG, der “Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft”, im Jahr 1920. Unter dem Claim #fürdasWissen haben wir 2020 Gründe gesammelt, warum wir uns für das Wissen und die Wissenschaft entscheiden.

( 12 | 29 | 2020 )

Hepatitis-D Mega-Deal for a drug "Made in Heidelberg"

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A discovery by Heidelberg virologist Stephan Urban is worth billions.
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( 12 | 15 | 2020 )

Highly cited researchers

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Recognizing the most influential researchers 2020
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( 11 | 19 | 2020 )

Wegbereiter für Therapien

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IRTG Kick off meeting

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IRTG Kick off meeting for all students of the TRR179 took place as web conference on August 27th, 2020.
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( 08 | 26 | 2020 )

Neues Medikament zugelassen

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In der nano Sendung des ZDF vom 20.08.2020 sehen Sie ab Minute 9:40min einen Beitrag von unserem TP-Projektleiter S. Urban zum Thema "Das Hepatitis D-Virus aussperren"
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( 08 | 21 | 2020 )

Leopoldina - Freiburg

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Prof. Dr. Robert Thimme was appointed to the National Academy of Sciences, the Leopoldina. This election is considered one of the highest awards for researchers in Germany.
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( 08 | 13 | 2020 )

Hepcludex approved

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In Heidelberg, scientists spent decades researching an active substance against hepatitis D. Now the drug has been approved by the European Commission.This could give hope to millions of infected people. The leading researchers in this field is Prof. S. Urban, one of our project leaders in the TRR179.
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( 08 | 01 | 2020 )

EMBO announces newest elected members

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EMBO has bestowed upon 63 leading scientists the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership in recognition of their remarkable achievements in the life sciences, it was announced today. “The new Members have contributed to the success of research in the life sciences in Europe and around the world,” said EMBO Director Maria Leptin. “As EMBO Members they can help to shape the future through EMBO’s work to support talented researchers, bring ideas together, and promote an international research environment conducive to excellent science.” One of the new elected EMBO members is Ursula Klingmüller (TP10)

( 07 | 07 | 2020 )

Second Funding Period TRR179

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We are happy to announce that the TRR179 is beeing funded for another four year periode from July 1st , 2020 on. Stay tuned about the latest research results of our consortium here!!

( 07 | 01 | 2020 )

HIF-1α slows down NK cells

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Adelheid Cerwenka demonstrated that extended inhibition of HIF-1α in mouse our human NK cells unleashes potent NK cell effector functions (Ni et al., Immunity 2020).
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( 05 | 26 | 2020 )

ERC Proof-of-concept grant for Mathias Heikenwälder

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We are happy to announce that Mathias Heikenwälder received the prestigous ERC grant "Proof-of-concept".
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( 05 | 12 | 2020 )

Hepatitis B: New therapeutic approach

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Ulrike Protzer, Percy Knolle, Mathias Heikenwälder and Dirk Grimm, all members of the TRR179, were able to show that in both models of HBV infection, mice that express hepatocyte-specific small hairpin RNAs or that were given subcutaneous injections of siRNAs had reduced levels of HBV antigens, HBV replication, and viremia compared to mice given control RNAs.
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( 02 | 10 | 2020 )

PRINCE MAHIDOL AWARD 2019 FOR RALF BARTENSCHLAGER

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We are happy to announce that Ralf Bartenschlager, who is speaker of the TRR179, received the Prince Mahidol Award in the field of medicine.
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( 02 | 10 | 2020 )