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N5 Organ crosstalks in IMIDs (Günther)

Role of extracellular vesicles as biological shuttle system for inter-kingdom communication and organ crosstalk

Both host environmental components as well as host cells release Extracellular vesicles (EVs) who are increasingly recognized for their immune-stimulatory properties and their potential role as biological shuttle system for inter-kingdom communication. Within this project, we will elucidate the role of extracellular vesicles as communication system and the impact of such vesicles on the pathogenesis of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Claudia Günther
Phone: +49 9131 85-35910
Email: C.Guenther@uk-erlangen.de