Im Jahr 2018 wird das Programm "Sonderforschungsbereiche" 50 Jahre alt. Die DFG feiert das - unter anderem mit einem Dossier mit zahlreichen Informationen zu diesem Programm, der Geschichte und Erfolgen sowie den beteiligten Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern.
Liver Cancer Tumors Appear to Be Resistant to Immunotherapy in Patients With Underlying Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) but very effective in Patients With viral hepatitis - Immunotherapy also appears to fuel tumor growth in these cancers.
Prof. Dr. Ralf Bartenschlager received again a prestigious international award for his research on hepatitis C: The Beijerinck Virology Prize 2021 of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Noujan Ganjian, PhD student in project B08 (Longerich/Pellegrino) was awarded with the poster prize (session “Tumors”) of the 37th annual conference of the German Association of the Study of the Liver (GASL). The poster holds the title “Dissecting the molecular interplay between tumor cells and -stroma in primary liver cancer”.
Two of our project leaders appeared on the list of "Highly Cited Researchers". This international evaluation names researchers whose publications in their respective fields - a total of 21 disciplines in the natural, life and social sciences - have been cited most frequently worldwide or have produced outstanding publications across several disciplines.