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German-American research team has demonstrated a novel role of the complement system in brain aging process As people get older, structures and functions in the brain change. An important age-related...
The COVID-19 pandemic keeps the world in suspense uniting clinicians and basic researchers in their efforts to better understand disease pathogenesis and develop effective clinical interventions. The...
The European Union will fund the doctorate programme CORVOS for the next 4 years with 4.1 million Euros for by the Horizon 2020 programme. CORVOS stands for COmplement Regulation and Variations in...
In October 24-25th, 2019, the IRTG1911 had their yearly retreat at the Bretterbude in Heiligenhafen, Germany. After our arrival within the beautiful landscape directly at the beach, the following two...
Recent years have highlighted the close correlation between obesity and asthma. Most studies concluded that obesity is a risk factor for the development of asthma, increases asthma severity, and...
Complement plays critical roles in the innate defense against common pathogens. Our knowledge of the complement system has markedly expanded over the past few years. Novel findings in complement...
The first meeting of the working group complement system („Arbeitskreis Komplementsystem“- AKKS) took place at the University Hospital Eppendorf in Hamburg on March 21, 2019. Christian Karsten...
This year, the Junior Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology e.V. Lübeck (“Junior-Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie”, Junior-GBM) awarded for the first time the Molecular...
Five members of the IRGT 1911 were invited to join the doctoral retreat of the FWF-funded Doctoral Program HOROS (HOst Response to Opportunistic infectionS), headed by the University of Innsbruck in...
In a joint effort, the Köhl lab at the University of Lübeck and the Hogan lab at Cincinnati Children's Hospital uncovered a novel role for the C5a/C5aR1 axis in food allergy. Food-induced...