Navigation Links
The 2009 Leibniz Prize: Eleven new scientific discoverers
Date:12/11/2008

versity of Bonn. He is also a Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn and a research professor at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW, Berlin).

Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchhoff (47), virology, Institute of Virology, University of Ulm (2.5 million euros)

The virologist Frank Kirchhoff is one of the world's leading AIDS researchers. Over the past two decades he has made a decisive contribution to improving the understanding of how AIDS developed and how the HI virus evolves. Kirchhoff's research has very successfully concentrated on one of the most important protein components of the HI virus, the Nef protein, which has a wide variety of very different effects: In primates it reduces the pathogenesis of the HI virus. In humans, however, its immunomodulating effect is lost, so that the virus can multiply very fast and is highly pathogenic. Other significant discoveries Kirchhoff has made include a peptide in human blood that is made up of 20 amino acid residues and which inhibits growth of the virus, and a protein in semen that forms tiny fibres that capture HI virus particles, guiding it into cells and increasing the risk of infection. These findings could help explain the high rate of HIV infection through sexual intercourse, while simultaneously pointing the way to new approaches to preventing transmission. Through his work, Kirchhoff has helped German AIDS research attain high international esteem.

Frank Kirchhoff studied biology in Gttingen and wrote his doctorate about a new HI virus-2 clone at the German Primate Centre. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the renowned Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, where he first studied the HIV Nef protein, which remained the key focus of his future work after he returned to Germany in 1994, first working as a research assistant, lecturer (Privatdozent) and finally as a professor at the University of Erlangen-Nrnberg, before accepting an appointmen
'/>"/>

Contact: Marco Finetti
marco.finetti@dfg.de
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Related medicine news :

1. Eleven Florida Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Grants Totaling Nearly $1 Million From The Blue Foundation
2. Time Domain Adds Eleven Partners to its Channel Reseller Network of PLUS(TM) Ultra Wideband Solutions Providers
3. Hagens Berman: Eleven Defendants Settle in Average Wholesale Price Litigation
4. Cardinal Health CEO to Speak at Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference
5. Gentiva(R) Health Services to Present March 18th at Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference in Miami
6. Schering-Plough to Webcast Presentation by CEO Fred Hassan at Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference
7. Johnson & Johnson to Participate in Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference
8. Idenix Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Eleventh Annual Lehman Brothers Global Healthcare Conference
9. Eleventh Annual Lehman Brothers Global Healthcare Conference to Webcast Millennium Presentation
10. HealthSouth to Present at the Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference and the 2008 Credit Suisse Global Leveraged Finance Conference
11. West Pharmaceutical Services to Present at the Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... StayWell, a leading provider of patient ... ICD-10 ready and available to all clients. All Krames Patient Education content has ... more targeted and return a more comprehensive data set of content than the ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , ... August 27, 2015 , ... In addition to ... University now offers a third doctoral program at its main campus in Reading: Doctor ... terminal degree program designed to prepare advanced practice nurses for the highest level of ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Market ... market research promotion on the Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute ... the partnership agreement, Natalie Aster, Assistant Manager at Partners Department, noted: "Black ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 27, 2015 , ... Sunbelt® Bakery, ... high fructose corn syrup, is changing the expectation of how protein bars should taste ... indulgent taste unlike any other protein bar on the market today. , The ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... La Mirada, Ca (PRWEB) , ... August 27, ... ... throughout Southern California including Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange ... executive employees, Healthpointe’s executive physical exams are offered annually at all of its ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:StayWell announces all health content is ICD-10 ready 2Health News:StayWell announces all health content is ICD-10 ready 3Health News:Alvernia University Now Offering Three Doctoral Degree Programs 2Health News:Market Publishers Ltd and Black Swan Analysis Sign Partnership Agreement 2Health News:Market Publishers Ltd and Black Swan Analysis Sign Partnership Agreement 3Health News:Sunbelt® Bakery Changes the Expectations of How Protein Bars Should Taste with the Introduction of Its New Protein Delights 2Health News:Sunbelt® Bakery Changes the Expectations of How Protein Bars Should Taste with the Introduction of Its New Protein Delights 3Health News:Healthpointe Now Offering Executive Physicals 2
... Using small molecules (purine analogs) scientists ... lung cancer, a common obstacle to successful, ... - HTDS www.htdsmedical.com (HTDS) - The issuer,s ... brings attention to its Mindup Bioresearch cancer project working ...
... At a Los Angeles gala, family and friends ... in paying tribute to women,s health advocate and fitness ... Beverly Wilshire Hotel where friends toasted LaLanne for being ... in shape and lead healthier lifestyles. , (Photo: ...
... French . , Winnipeg (October 14, 2009) The ... (CIHR) today announced support for five new research projects ... virus. "Canada is a global leader in ... on a safe and effective H1N1 vaccine," said Health Minister ...
... tumor growth without harmful therapies, study suggests , WEDNESDAY, ... scientists closer to their goal of treating pancreatic cancer ... The researchers, who were scheduled to report their findings ... 11-15 in Chicago, have created a bioengineered "construct" that ...
... GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 14 Although some parents may ... www.LakesideCommunityHealthcare.com , one of Southern California,s ... about both the safety of and access to the ... www.LakesideFluInfo.com to give patients direct access ...
... Oct. 14 Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ... 2b clinical trial of Excellarate(TM) for the potential treatment ... on the Company,s Gene Activated Matrix (GAM) technology platform. ... product candidate (GAM501, which is a combination of Ad5PDGF-B ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Slavica Bio Chem MindUp Cancer Project (HTDS) Research Led To The Identification Of Genes Associated With Lung Cancer Promotion And Progression 2Health News:Slavica Bio Chem MindUp Cancer Project (HTDS) Research Led To The Identification Of Genes Associated With Lung Cancer Promotion And Progression 3Health News:Slavica Bio Chem MindUp Cancer Project (HTDS) Research Led To The Identification Of Genes Associated With Lung Cancer Promotion And Progression 4Health News:Jack LaLanne Celebrated as Fitness Icon at Star-Studded Birthday Bash 2Health News:Government of Canada supports scientific research to deepen knowledge of H1N1 flu virus 2Health News:Stem Cells Being Tested to Fight Pancreatic Cancer 2Health News:Leading Southern California Physicians Report Patient Fears About Complexities of Flu Season 2Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 2Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 3Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 4Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 5Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 6Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 7Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 8Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 9Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 10Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 11Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 12Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 13Health News:Cardium Reports Positive Data From Matrix Phase 2b Study of Excellarate(TM) Topical Gel for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Plans for Phase 3 Program 14
(Date:8/27/2015)... and TORONTO , Aug. ... (OTCQB: GNBT) today announced the issuance of a white ... proprietary buccal insulin spray product.  The white paper was ... the Company,s stockholders by Dr. James H. Anderson, ... white paper may be viewed online on the Generex ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Pa. , Aug. 27, 2015  PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute ... and second in the United States ... new type of stent for blockages in the main artery ... within the artery and potentially less risk for stent fracture ... is a prospective, single-arm, multicenter clinical trial of the BioMimics ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , August 27, 2015 ... Persistence Market Research titled "Global Market Study on ... Growth by 2021", the urinary catheters market is expected to ... of 2015. It is anticipated to expand at ... reach US$1,755.0 Mn by 2021. View ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Generex Announces Issuance of Buccal Insulin White Paper 2Generex Announces Issuance of Buccal Insulin White Paper 3Generex Announces Issuance of Buccal Insulin White Paper 4First Pennsylvania Patient Treated in Landmark Vascular Study 2Global Urinary Catheters Market Will Reach US$1,755.0 Mn by 2021: Persistence Market Research 2Global Urinary Catheters Market Will Reach US$1,755.0 Mn by 2021: Persistence Market Research 3Global Urinary Catheters Market Will Reach US$1,755.0 Mn by 2021: Persistence Market Research 4
... AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX ), ... commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute ... and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Cowen ... Boston Marriott Copley Place.  The presentation is scheduled for ...
... 2011 HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR ... miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment ... Godshall is scheduled to make an investor presentation at ... a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference 2HeartWare to Present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Healthcare Conference 2
Cold light source single outlet....
Cold light source single outlet....
Cold light source single outlet....
Cold light source triple outlet....
Medicine Products: