Short profiles of the project partners and further scientific contacts:
Leibniz Institute DSMZ – German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures
With over 50,000 cultures of a broad range of microorganisms and cell lines, Leibniz Institute DSMZ is one of the largest bioresource centers worldwide. Its newly founded Department of Bioeconomics and Health is committed to enhancing the phage collection and is working on a variety of research projects on phages.
Dr. Christine Rohde
Bioeconomics and Health, Working Group on Phages
Phone +49 531 2616-220
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charité’s Medical Department, Division of Infectiology and Pneumonology is intensely dedicated to basic research, besides university-based healthcare and education. The working group headed by Professor Martin Witzenrath is exploring rational foundations for novel therapeutic perspectives and has specialized in translational evaluation of novel therapies. One of its numerous cooperation partners is Leibniz Institute DSMZ. For several years already, the two institutions have collaboratively studied the processes taking place during treatment of bacterial infections with phages.
Prof. Dr. Martin Witzenrath
Medical Department, Division of Infectiology and Pneumonology
Phone +49 30 450553122
Charité Research Organisation GmbH
CRO is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The contract research organization is specialized in scientifically demanding and complex phase-I and phase-II trials, which CRO has conducted in its own research unit for over 10 years.
Dr. Andreas Hüser
Phone +49 30 450539231