Forschungszentrum Borstel
Forschungszentrum Borstel


Priority Research Area Infections

Christoph  Hölscher

Dr. Christoph Hölscher

04537 - 188 - 5860
04537 - 188 - 7750


The Infection Immunology research group wants to understand the cytokine-mediated regulation of (i) protection and (ii) pathology in TB in order to dissect protective and pathology-promoting mechanisms associated with the inflammatory response of this disease. In this respect, (iii) novel antibiotics and host directed therapeutics should be evaluated in innovative experimental models to improve anti TB therapy.