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Researchers have proven that the gut and bones are closely linked. In this context, studies have shown that dysregulation of the gut microbiota can have negative effects on bone. What exactly is the gut-bone axis and why is it so important will be discussed by international scientists at the Gut-...

We have all been waiting for it and now the time has finally come! INFLAMMANIA 2 is now also available in English. The exciting inflammation game is not only fun, but also informs you how the immune system defends itself against infections. You find out which close combat abilities T-killer cells ha...

We support refugee scientists from Ukraine to continue their scientific work in the field of inflammation research in Erlangen. Based on the German Research Foundation (DFG)-funded Walter Benjamin-Programme, which aims to integrate refugee scientists into the German science system at every stage ...

In the Erlangen Corona Study, comprising more than 2000 subjects, the risk for developing antibodies against the new coronavirus was tested in patients with arthritis, colitis and psoriasis by the Deutsche Zentrum für Immuntherapie (DZI) and Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1181. The results of this study were just published in Nature Communications.

Excessive alcohol consumption has adverse effects on health. However, moderate amounts of alcohol can have positive effects on health under certain circumstances. In a recent paper* published in Nature Communication, a research team from the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) shows how alcohol can specifically modulates the immune system protecting from the development of autoimmune diseases.

Patients with immune diseases taking cytokine inhibitors show no signs of coronavirus infection Covid-19 leads to a similar excessive immune reaction in the lungs as in organs affected by rheumatism, psoriasis or intestinal inflammation. A research team at FAU has now shown in a study that drugs ...

Millions of people in Europe suffer from chronic inflammatory diseases. There is therefore a strong research interest in deciphering the molecular resolution processes of inflammation with the aim to stop inflammation. For three days, international inflammation researchers will engage in interdis...