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You are FAU student in Medicine? And you find gastroenterology, rheumatology, pneumology or oncology exciting? In IRTG1181 you can get to know all of these medical fields. Because they all have one thing in common: controling overshooting inflammatory reactions. Within the Integrated Resear...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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The wolf in Grimm's tale "Little Red Riding Hood" can sing a song about how painful stones are in the stomach. But while the villain had this load placed in his belly, the human body even forms gallstones itself.

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Dr. Andreas Ramming, physician at the Department of Internal Medicine 3 - Rheumatology and Immunology (Director: Prof. Dr. med. univ. Georg Schett) and researcher at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), was successful in the toughest selection procedure for European funding: ...

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The exact causes of chronic inflammatory joint disease such as rheumatoid arthritis are still poorly understood. A team of researchers from the University Hospital Erlangen and the University Erlangen-Nuremberg has now chosen a new approach to better understand the underlying mechanisms. Stephan Cul...