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Announcements 14.12.2021

Award of the Werner Otto Prize to BNITM scientist Julie Sellau

Hamburg, 14 December 2021 - Dr Julie Sellau, scientist in the Molecular Infection Immunology group at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for…

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Announcements 02.12.2021

Wrangling an octopus-like viral replication machine

Hamburg / Grenoble, December 2, 2021 - Research groups from the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), EMBL* Grenoble and…

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Announcements 17.11.2021

New findings on gender differences in infectious diseases

Why do men suffer from amoebic liver abscess our times more often than women, although women are even infected more often? Now, the research…

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Announcements 09.11.2021

Persistence of infectious Lassa virus in seminal fluid of male survivors after recovery

Irrua/ Hamburg. Lassa virus can be transmitted from human to human via body fluids during the acute phase. Yet, so far there is no…

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Announcements 28.10.2021

Promising new antimalarial compound discovered

Scientist from CSSB’s Gilberger group (BNITM and UHH) and collaborators from the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease…

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Announcements 20.10.2021

Statements and media communication by BNITM staff

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) is Germany's largest institution for research, care and teaching in the field of…

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Announcements 20.10.2021

Statements and media communication by BNITM staff

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) is Germany's largest institution for research, care and teaching in the field of…

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Announcements 18.06.2021

Treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria

Scientists around the world are searching for drugs to better treat malaria patients. Great hopes are pinned on the combination drug…

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Announcements 17.06.2021

Dr Benno Kreuels receives Award for Tropical Medicine 2021 from the German Society for Tropical Medicine, Travel Medicine and Global Health e.V. (DTG)

The German Society for Tropical Medicine, Travel Medicine and Global Health (DTG) awards the "Prize for Tropical Medicine" every two years.…

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Announcements 07.06.2021

First digital LCI Summer School with the topic "Molecular biology of pathogens"

At the first digital Summer School of the Leibniz Center Infection on the topic "Molecular biology of pathogens", PhD students from the…

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Announcements 26.05.2021

Severe malaria in adults

Malaria is known to be a severe and fatal disease in Africa especially in children under five. Due to the much smaller number of cases, the…

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Announcements 21.05.2021

Sophie Duraffour wins Science Award of the GSK Foundation

Dr. Sophie Duraffour from the Department of Virology at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) receives the "Clinical…

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Announcements 20.04.2021

World Malaria Day April 25, 2021

In 2000, the World Health Organization (WHO) established the World Malaria Day as an annual international day of action. Its purpose is to…

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Announcements 02.04.2021

DESY X-ray lightsource identifies promising candidates for COVID drugs

Hamburg. At the high-brilliance X-ray light source PETRA III of the German Electron Synchrotron (DESY), a research team in which the…

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Announcements 01.04.2021

Mission made possible despite of COVID19: BNITM helps contain Ebola outbreak in Guinea

Following the request for assistance from the Ministry of Health of Guinea, the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) sent…

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Announcements 12.01.2021

New Junior Research Group on Lassa Fever

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) gets the opportunity to establish another junior research group. Dr. Till Omansen…

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