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Covid-19 research at DBM

Researchers at the DBM are working to better understand the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease. The research groups of Christoph Hess and Christoph Berger have received funding from the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health (BRCCH) to...
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Anne-Katrin Pröbstel receives Ellermann-Award 2020 from the Swiss Neurological Society

Anne-Katrin Pröbstel, project leader in the Clinical Neuroimmunology group at the DBM and Neurology resident at the University Hospital Basel, is the recipient of the Ellermann-Prize in Neurology 2020. She is honored for her work on the...
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Prof. Petr Broz appointed Professor for Immunology at the Medical Faculty / DBM

Prof. Dr. Petr Broz, current Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne, will start his appointment and research laboratory at the DBM-Mattenstrasse on January 1st 2021. The professorship in Immunology had been vacant since 2017 when...
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Daniela Finke’s research group shows how microbiota-induced tissue signals regulate ILC3-mediated antigen presentation

Frank Lehman, Nicole von Burg and colleagues from Basel, Bern, and Vienna revealed biological circuits for tissue-specific regulation of ILC3-dependent T cell responses. The study, published in Nature Communications, provides important...
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Assistant professorship in cellular immunotherapy for Heinz Läubli

Prof. Heinz Läubli, DBM research group leader of the Cancer Immunotherapy lab, has started his 5 year assistance professorship in cellular immunotherapy on April 1st 2020. The professorship is supported by the Foundation for Research on...
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Jan Gründemann receives the Research Prize 2020 of the Swiss Brain League.

The DBM congratulates Prof. Jan Gründemann, research group leader of the Sensory processing and behaviour research group, with this achievement for his research on how the brain codes behavioral states of fear. He shares the prize with...
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Jan Niess’ research group shows that CD98hc regulates macrophage development in the gut.

Philipp Wuggenig and colleagues of the Gastroenterology group of Prof. Jan Niess at the DBM and Clarunis showed, in collaboration with national and international researchers, how the branched-chain amino acid transporter CD98hc regulates...
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Carolyn King’s research group shows that specialized helper cells contribute to immunological memory

Marko Künzli, David Schreiner, and collaborators from Basel, Cambridge and the US demonstrated in a recent article published in Science Immunology that T follicular helper cells (Tfh) live much longer than previously thought and contribute...
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Nicola Aceto receives Friedrich Miescher Award 2020

The DBM congratulates Prof. Nicola Aceto, research group leader of the Cancer Metastasis research group, with this achievement for his research on circulating tumor cell clusters. The Friedrich Miescher Award honors Swiss or Swiss-based...
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The European Research Council awards Claudia Lengerke an ERC Consolidator Grant

With nearly 2 million Euro, Claudia Lengerke and her team will investigate how leukemia stem cells can be more efficiently targeted. This is the first individual ERC Grant for a clinical professorship at the University of Basel. Uni News