Institute of Infection Medicine


  • Prof. Dr. Helmut Fickenscher

The Institute of Infection Medicine resulted from Kiel University's Institute of Hygiene which was established in 1888. The entire range of integrated clinical infection diagnostics is available to the direct Health Care service. Consultancy services on infectious diseases are also available.

The main research focus is on the molecular biology of infections with herpes viruses or hepatitis viruses, inflammatory reactions triggered by these and anti-infective defence mechanisms and treatment strategies.