We are delighted that the preprint of our recent COVID-19 study titled „A live attenuated vaccine confers superior mucosal and systemic immunity to SARS-CoV-2 variants“ has attracted widespread attention in various public media outlets. We hope to continue engaging with and communicating our scientific findings to the general public. Below you can find some of the press releases relating to our study:
The preprint of our COVID-19 study titled „A live attenuated vaccine confers superior mucosal and systemic immunity to SARS-CoV-2 variants“ is now available here. Many thanks to our collaboration partners at Freie Universität Berlin, BIMSB, MDC and BIH to help spearhead this major contribution to the field of vaccine research
We are delighted to announce the approval of two new projects CAP-TSD and PulmVasC. You can find further details in the „PROJECTS“ section of our website
Congratulations to Bill Schneider who successfully defended his excellent thesis today, which was awarded „summa cum laude“
Our COVID-19 study titled „Temporal omics analysis in Syrian hamsters unravel cellular effector responses to moderate COVID-19“ is published in Nature Communications. Many thanks to our collaboration partners at Freie Universität Berlin, BIMSB, MDC and BIH.
Congratulations to Moritz Müller-Plathe who successfully defended his excellent thesis today which was awarded „summa cum laude“
Congratulations to Ute Kellermann who successfully defended her excellent thesis today which was awarded „summa cum laude“
Longitudinal omics in Syrian hamsters integrated with human data unravel complexity of moderate immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 – as a result of great interdisciplinary collaboration our preprint is out now on bioRxiv. We sincerely thank our collaborators from Freie Universität Berlin, BIMSB, MDC, BIH and Charité.
NAPKON is operational – After months of giant work on establishing the National Pandemics Cohort Network (funded by BMBF) within the network university medicine (NUM), we are proud to have the first patient included in the „High-Resolution Platform“ (HAP), which is based on PA-COVID. For further information click here and here.
Plasma mediators in patients with severe COVID-19 cause lung endothelial barrier failure – new article published in Eur Resp J.
Project update on Phage4Cure.
Severe COVID-19 is Marked by a Dysregulated Myeloid Cell Compartment – new articel published in Cell.
SARS-CoV-2-reactive T cells in healthy donors and patients with COVID-19 – published in Nature.
Project start of CM-COVID-19 funded by the BIH.
As a result of interdisciplinary collaboration of several groups a new publication about deciphering mucosal immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection is out in Nature Biotechnology. Congratulations to Robert Chua and all contributors.
A new publication recently published in Cell Systems about: Ultra-High-Throughput Clinical Proteomics Reveals Classifiers of COVID-19 Infection.
Project start of PROVID – Clinical, molecular and functional biomarkers for prognosis, pathomechanisms and treatment strategies of Covid-19. Funded by BMBF.
Podcast: Lungenentzündungen bei COVID-19 Patienten with Prof. Norbert Suttorp (rights Gesundheitsstadt Berlin GmbH).
Interview with Prof. Martin Witzenrath Patienten mit COVID-19 Erkrankung auf der Intensivstation (rights Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin e.V.).
Start of PA-COVID-19 – Charité sampling trial (surveillance, minmal invasive diagnostics, deep phenotyping).
Project start SYMPATH – the BMBF funded research consortium started working recently.
Project start MAPVAP
In winter 2018, the Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) togehter with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launched a grant for projects on antimicrobial resistance . The joint project “MAPVAP” of two renowned French research institutions and partners from Charité was elected and recently started working.
Project launch EU Patient-cEntric clinicAl tRial pLatforms (EU-PEARL)
Congratulations to Matthias Felten who successfully defended his excellent thesis today which was awarded „summa cum laude“
the program for the this year’s autumn meeting of the DGP section cell biology is now online and can be found here: Program_AutumnMeeting2019_DGP
We are very much looking forward to welcome you at the conference.
Congratulations to Cengiz Gökeri who successfully defended his excellent thesis today
Congratulations to Yawen Liu who has been awarded the Chinese Government Scholarship for his upcoming study
As part of the documentary series “plan b”, the German TV station ZDF featured a report on bacteriophages on 03. November 2018, in which the scientists of the project Phage4Cure were interviewed as well. The video is available here (rights ZDF).
Congratulations to Sarah Berger who successfully defended her excellent thesis today
Bacteriophages – Alternatives to antibiotics?
Congratulations to Tilman Lingscheid who successfully defended his excellent thesis on shistosomiasis in travellers today
DFG grants third funding period of the SFB/Transregio-84 Innate Immunity of the Lung: Mechanisms of Pathogen Attack and Host Defence in Pneumonia
C. Tabeling: Winner of the best abstract pulmonary hypertension and heart failure, The Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Athens, Greece, 2018
AG Witzenrath congratulates Daniel Will on completing his thesis successfully
Matthias Felten received the 2018 poster award (1st place) at the annual congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin e.V.
Best of Herbsttagung: Award for best presentation to Markus Brack
AG Witzenrath congratulates Peter Radünzel on completing his thesis successfully
Phage4Cure Update: Interim report of the DSMZ laboratory
Project start Phage4Cure
In autumn 2016, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launched a grant for the development of diagnostics and novel therapies to treat bacterial infections. The joint project “Phage4Cure” of four renowned German research institutions was elected and recently started working.
Sandra Wienhold won the Charité science SLAM session infektiology within the program of the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2017 in Berlin
Matthias Felten received the 2017 poster award at the annual congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internistische Intensivmedizin and the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Internistische und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin
Markus Brack received a follow-up stipend of the Jürgen Manchot foundation to continue his successful scientific work on phage therapy
Dr. Sandra Wienhold received the 2017 poster award (1st place) at the annual congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin e.V.
ATS Assembly Award 2017 (Assembly on Critical Care Medicine) to Matthias Felten
Best of Herbsttagung: Award for best presentation to Dr. Sandra Wienhold
Dr. Holger Müller-Redetzky on RBB on the subject of sepsis
AG Witzenrath congratulates Dr. Julia Herbert on completing her thesis successfully
AG Witzenrath congratulates Markus Brack on receiving a fellowship of Jürgen Manchot foundation.
Sandra Wienhold received a Junior Researcher Award of “Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Veterinärmedizin an der Freien Universität Berlin e.V”.
Radiointerview:phages an alternative to antibiotics
Alte Bekannte als Antibiotika Ersatz
Small molecule with a big impact
Press release of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 16. März 2015
Bronchoscopy in miniatur format
Press release of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 29. Januar 2015
DFG grants second funding period of the SFB/Transregio-84Innate Immunity of the Lung: Mechanisms of Pathogen Attack and Host Defence in Pneumonia
Press release of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 16. Mai 2014
BMBF funds research consortium on systems medicine of community-acquired pneumonia (CAPSyS)
Press release of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 14. April 2014