Press releases 14.12.2023

Working together against deadly Marburg virus

The multidisciplinary European consortium MARVAX will receive 7.4 million euros over the next four years for the research and development of…

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Press releases 01.12.2023

BNITM supports WHO even more strongly in global health care

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) has another WHO Collaborating Centre: the World Health Organization (WHO) has…

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Professional Events 16.11.2023

LCI Symposium on Long-term Consequences of Infections

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Press releases 14.11.2023

From knowledge to action

Since 2020, the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) has been doing research not only infectious pathogens, vectors and…

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Press releases 01.11.2023

Corona pandemic: distorted memories in vaccinated and unvaccinated people

In the renowned scientific journal Nature, an international team of scientists from Germany, Austria and the USA shows how social…

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Research Highlights 06.10.2023

Transformable down to the smallest cell structures

Malaria parasites have many faces: in the course of their life cycle, they develop several different cell forms. But how this metamorphosis…

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Professional Events 01.09.2023

Diploma Course


Our classic: The Diploma Course in Tropical Medicine prepares physicians for work in the tropics and is accredited by the Hamburg Medical…

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Announcements 01.09.2023

How dangerous are ticks in Germany really?

Due to global warming and globalisation, both ticks and tick-borne pathogens are spreading in Germany. The cross-institutional research…

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Announcements 25.08.2023

Prof. Dr Marylyn Addo receives Bundesverdienstkreuz

The physician and scientist Prof. Dr Marylyn Addo has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by the Federal…

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Announcements 20.08.2023

World Mosquito Day 2023

Globalisation and climate change also have consequences for global health: with the increasing movement of goods and travel, exotic…

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Announcements 08.08.2023

On the trail of exotic mosquitoes in Hamburg

Monitoring project in the port: Favoured by globalisation and global warming, exotic mosquito species that can carry pathogens are spreading…

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Announcements 19.07.2023

Attacking the malaria pathogen by the digestive tract

Researchers often find drugs without first understanding their exact conditions and mechanisms of action. At the latest when resistance…

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Announcements 13.07.2023

The yellow fever mosquito: Perfect feeder service for arboviruses

The yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti can transmit a variety of viruses to humans, so-called arboviruses. Three prominent examples are…

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Announcements 01.07.2023

Anniversary of the German Biosafety Programme

The Federal Foreign Office launched the German Biosafety Programme on 01.07.2013. Since then, it has worked with partner institutions in up…

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Announcements 30.06.2023

Malaria, ringworm and its significance for anaemia | Lassa viruses in rodents: not only infectious but also hereditary

This year's doctoral prizes of the Association of Friends of the Tropical Institute Hamburg e.V. (VdF) go to Dr Wiebke Herr (Medicine) and…

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Announcements 29.06.2023

LCI Summer School on "Perspectives on Structural and Systems Biology"

This year's Summer School of the Leibniz Center Infection (LCI) on the topic "Perspectives in Structure and Systems Biology in Infection"…

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Announcements 16.06.2023

DTG Prize for BNITM Researcher Johannes Mischlinger

Johannes Mischlinger, MD, laboratory group leader at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), was awarded the "Prize for…

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Announcements 15.05.2023

VISION: New DFG Research Training Group for cutting-edge virology research in Northern Germany

Viruses can not only make us humans ill, but in the worst case they can also shake up social and economic structures. The Corona pandemic…

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Research Highlights 12.05.2023

Promising viral targets for a broad-spectrum virostatic agent

Die BMBF-Nachwuchsgruppe um Dr. Maria Rosenthal am Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin (BNITM) hat neue Erkenntnisse zu einem…

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Professional Events 05.05.2023

tropEd Global Health Summer School 2024

02.09.2024 - 06.09.2024

This is a 5-day online summer school on current issues in Global Health and tropEd.
Timetable: 9:30 - 11:00 am; 11:30 - 13:00 pm; 14:00 -…

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Announcements 28.04.2023

Fiocruz and BNITM deepen proven cooperation

It is one of the oldest collaborations of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM): As early as 1908, Gustav Giemsa, the…

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Press releases 25.04.2023

Resistance, mosquito invasion and climate change raise concern in the fight against malaria

Hamburg, April 25th 2023 - On the occasion of today's World Malaria Day, the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) warns…

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Press releases 13.04.2023

Institute for Tropical Medicine to be modernised

Since 1914, the renowned Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) has been housed in a clinker brick building designed by…

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Announcements 07.04.2023

eWHORM Project Launched to Eliminate Worm Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa

African and European partners join forces to enable the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) “Road Map for Neglected Tropical Diseases” (NTDs)…

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Announcements 03.04.2023

ParasiteWeb®: Zeitgemäße virtuelle Ringversuche für medizinische Labore

ParasiteWeb® erlaubt mit nahtlosem Zoomen und interaktiver Fokussierung die Exploration der digitalen Probe wie unter einem Mikroskop

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Professional Events 29.03.2023

DGPI-iiK 2023

5.-7. Oktober 2023

Hybrid-infektiologischer intensivKurs (iiK) der DGPI

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Press releases 28.03.2023

Better infection diagnostics through spin-off at BNITM

Hamburg, 28 March 2023 - Scientists with entrepreneurial spirit: Researchers at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM)…

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Press releases 17.03.2023

Malaria experts present latest research results

Shortly before World Malaria Day, malaria experts will present the latest research results on drugs, vaccines, immunology, epidemiology and…

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Professional Events 28.02.2023

International CSSB Symposium

03.05. - 05.05.2023

The CSSB Symposium 2023 will focus on the biology of infections and highlight different key cellular processes leading to pathogen…

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Announcements 22.02.2023

Living with Ebola

The recent Ebola outbreaks in West and East Africa appear to be linked to previous outbreaks in the region. This is what molecular…

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Press releases 16.02.2023

Detect and manage disease outbreaks at an early stage

Hamburg / Riems / Berlin, 16 February 2023 - High summer temperatures, mild winters, changing precipitation: Climate change is increasing…

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Announcements 15.02.2023

Mirjam Groger receives Wolfgang Stille Science Award

Die Ärztin und Wissenschaftlerin Dr. Mirjam Groger erhält den renommierten Wolfgang-Stille-Preis 2022. Damit ehrt die PEG sie für ihre…

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Research Highlights 31.01.2023

First scientific study on snakebites in Malawi provides important epidemiological data

When it comes to snakebites, three things count: speed, well-trained medical staff and an effective antivenom. The first study on snakebite…

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Press releases 28.01.2023

Symposium zum Thema “Compartments in Infection

Auf dem diesjährigen LCI-Symposium „Compartments in Infection wurden neuste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse zur Rolle von Nischen im Körper…

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Professional Events 22.01.2023

Global-Partnership-Initiated-Biosecurity-Academia for Controlling Health Threats (GIBACHT)

19.03.2024 - 28.02.2025

GIBACHT is an educational programme established and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. The training programme focuses on…

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Press releases 20.01.2023

Cell compartments as niches for survival of infectious agents in the body

Hamburg, 20.01.2023 – The diverse strategies of infectious pathogens to survive and multiply in the host and how we could use these…

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Professional Events 01.01.2023

Leibniz Center Infection Symposium 2023

January 26-27, 2023

This year's LCI Symposium "Compartments in Infection" was held at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine.

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