Institute of Immunology

"Omnis cellula a cellula” (Rudolf Virchow)
Dear visitors, Welcome to the website of the Institute of Immunology of the Kiel University (CAU) and the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH). On the following pages you will find information about our current research activities, the cytometry facility “Cyto-Kiel” and teaching. Thank you for your interest! Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Scheffold Director


Protection from Corona: Experience is not always an advantage with the immune system
Warum die SARS-CoV2 Impfung vor allem bei älteren Menschen schlecht funktioniert ist unklar. Ein Forschungsteams des Instituts für Immunologie
ERC Starting Grant
1.5 million Euros in EU funding for Petra Bacher
New Collaborative Research Center
Three groups from the Institute of Immunology are involved in the new CRC 1526 "Pathomechanisms of Antibody-mediated Autoimmunity (PANTAU): Insights from Pemphigoid Diseases"
New pathomechanism for sarcoidosis
The group of Andreas Hutloff could show for the first time that interaction of T and B lymphocytes plays an important role for sarcoidosis.


Pathogenic role of CD8+ T cells in bullous pemphigoid
Institute Seminar
29.03.2023 | 
Bernard Wijaya

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