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       Shortage of yellow fever vaccine

Exhibition: "MenschMikrobe"

Touring exhibition on the heritage of Robert Koch and today's research on infectious diseases.

Basel, Switzerland, 18 March - 8 May 2014

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Worm infections in developing countries: veterinary drugs improve the health of school children

A new study published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' reveals that the health of millions of children with worm infections could be improved thanks to a veterinary drug. The study represents a vital contribution in the...more

Pfizer Forschungspreis awarded to Sapaldia co-worker David Conen

Prof Dr. David Conen from the University Hospital Basel is awarded with the Pfizer Forschungspreis in cardiology, urology and nephrology for his paper on premature atrial contractions in the general population. The awarded paper...more

Resistance gene identified in malaria parasite

A molecular marker associated with resistance to malaria treatment is identified this week in Nature. The results may be useful for monitoring and containing resistance, and contribute to eradication efforts. Blaise Genton is a...more

Jennifer Keiser receives ERC consolidator grant

Jennifer Keiser, head of the helminth drug developement group, receives a prestigious «ERC Consolidator Grant» by the European Research Council (ERC). She is funded for a research program to develop and validate novel approaches...more