Dr. Tobias SpielmannArbeitsgruppe Spielmann (Malaria)Tel.: +49 40 42818-486
E-Mail: spielmann(at)

Dr. Eleonora SchönherrPresse- & ÖffentlichkeitsarbeitTel.: +49 40 42818-269
E-Mail: presse(at)

Julia RaunerPresse- & ÖffentlichkeitsarbeitTel.: +49 40 42818-264
E-Mail: presse(at)

| 22.04.2021

European Research Council funds cutting-edge research on drug resistance in malaria parasites

BNITM-Lab group Tobias Spielmann receives ERC Advanced Grant

Hamburg, Germany, April 22, 2021 – Dr. Tobias Spielmann, head of the research group "Malaria" in the section Molecular Biology and Immunology at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of almost 2.4 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC). With this highly endowed funding, the research group will investigate specific forms of drug resistance in malaria parasites over the next five years.

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