Subproject Borstel

Reference number: 01KA1614
Funding amount: 587.216 EUR
Funding Period: 2016 - 2021
Project leader: Prof. Stefan Niemann
Address: Forschungszentrum Borstel, Leibniz-Zentrum für Medizin und Biowissenschaften
Parkallee 1-40
23845 Borstel

RT2 and RT3 are being conducted at Research Center Borstel (FZB) and are concerned with immunological response to a TB infection (including examination of oxidative stress in the lung tissue, proteolytic matrix degeneration, and neutrophil-induced damage and with markers associated with these cells in patient samples; RT2) as well as with molecular genetic analysis of the M.tuberculosis pathogen which causes TB.