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29.2.2024

New approach to early cancer detection honored with Hugo Geiger Prize

In her doctoral thesis, Dr. Susann Allelein from the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI investigated a new approach for the early detection of prostate cancer in particular. She was awarded the 3rd Hugo Geiger Prize 2023 on February 28, 2024. The prize, awarded by the Free State of Bavaria and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, recognizes outstanding, application-oriented doctoral theses.
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29.1.2024

EU project promotes access to ATMPs and their use in clinical practice

The JOIN4ATMP project was launched in January. The project aims to help accelerate the development and broad availability of novel therapies in Europe. The Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI is one of the 14 project partners from 9 countries.
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11.1.2024

EU project investigates links between land use change, biodiversity loss and zoonosis risk

What influence do changes in land use and a loss of biodiversity have on the transmission of pathogens between animals and humans? This question is being investigated by an international and interdisciplinary research team as part of the EU project ZOE - "Zoonosis Emergence accros Degraded and Restored Forest Ecosystems". Partners from seven European and four American countries are participating in the project, which is led by Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI is contributing its expertise in the field of virology and assay development.
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13.12.2023

Virtual twin to improve treatment with cancer immunotherapies

An international team started the research project CERTAINTY in December 2023. Together with partners from science, industry and the healthcare sector, the project team led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI aims to develop a virtual twin that will improve treatment with personalized cancer immunotherapies in the future.
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