Our Research

Here you can find information on the main research subjects and group members as well as publications of the individual research groups of the institute.
Additionally, you may find interesting links, news as well as information on currently open positions.

In the following list, you can find the yearly research report of the Institute of Medical Microbiology:

Forschungsbericht 2015

Forschungsbericht 2014

Forschungsbericht 2013

Forschungsbericht 2012

Recent Publications:

Jansen M, Wahida A, Latz S, Krüttgen A, Häfner H, Buhl EM, Ritter K, Horz HP
Enhanced antibacterial effect of the novel T4-like bacteriophage KARL-1 in combination with antibiotics against multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.
Sci Rep. 2018 Sep 20;8(1):14140. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-32344-y.

Wahida A, Jansen M, Ritter K, Horz HP.
Bacteriophage therapy: Fighting bacteria with viruses
MMW Fortschr Med. 2018 May;160(8):16-17. doi: 10.1007/s15006-018-0457-5.

Henne K, Schilling H, Stoneking M, Conrads G., Horz HP
Sex-specific differences in the occurrence of Fusobacterium nucleatum subspecies and Fusobacterium periodonticum in the oral cavity
Oncotarget. 2018 Apr 17;9(29):20631-20639. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.25042. eCollection 2018 Apr 17.

Li J, Fu R, Yang Y, Horz HP, Guan Y, Lu Y, Lou H, Tian L, Zheng S, Liu H, Shi M, Tang K, Wang S, Xu S.
A metagenomic approach to dissect the genetic composition of enterotypes in Han Chinese and two Muslim groups.
Syst Appl Microbiol. 2018 Jan;41(1):1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2017.09.006.

Latz S, Krüttgen A, Häfner H, Buhl EM, Ritter K, Horz HP Differential
Effect of Newly Isolated Phages Belonging to PB1-Like, phiKZ-Like and LUZ24-Like Viruses against Multi-Drug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa under Varying Growth Conditions.
Viruses. 2017 Oct 27;9(11). pii: E315. doi: 10.3390/v9110315.

Wahida A, Ritter K, Horz HP.
The Janus-Face of Bacteriophages across Human Body Habitats.
PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jun 23;12(6):e1005634. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005634.

List of Peer-Reviewed Publications