External Funding and collaboration

German Center for Infection Research (DZIF)

We are funded through the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) for the development of a SARS Corona vaccine and as part of the Working Group "Clinical management and epidemiology of emerging infections".

Contact Dr. Melanie Richter


German Research Foundation

German Research Foundation / DFG

We are part of the DFG-funded Research Unit for studying sex differences in immunity.

Increasing evidence suggests that common biological pathways regulating immune cell function are involved in sex-specific differences in immunity to self (autoimmune diseases and malignancies) or to foreign (pathogens, vaccines).

Find out more on sex differences in immunity:
Research Unit 5068 | Sex differences in immunity

Contact Dr. Tamara Zoran


Federal Ministry of Education and Research

The BMBF funds a single center study of the immunogenicity of recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis vaccine for Ebola-Zaire (rVSV∆G-ZEBOV-GP) for pre-exposure prophylaxis in individuals at potential occupational risk for Ebola virus exposure – EU Site Germany (PREPARE-Germany)



CEPI finances the two-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase Ib study to assess the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of two ascending doses of the candidate vaccine MVA-MERS-S_DF-1 in healthy study subjects


netzwerk universitäts medizin

Research network of university medical centers NUM


Nationales Pandemie Kohorten Netz



Department for Clinical Immunology of Infectious Diseases

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