Mycobacterial Diseases

Mycobacterial Diseases
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Gerd Pluschke

Gerd Pluschke

Gerd Pluschke
Head of Department, Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Basel, Switzerland

Biography

Prof. Gerd Pluschke is the head of Molecular Immunology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland. He also holds a profile of Professor in Infection biology and immunology. His basic research is in infection biology focusing on host–pathogen interactions, molecular epidemiology, immunology and vaccine design and research activities on Buruli ulcer in the fields of molecular epidemiology, transmission, immunology, treatment and diagnosis.

Research Interest

Research activities focussing on the immunology, host –pathogen interactions and molecular epidemiology of malaria, Mycobacterium ulcerans disease (‘Buruli ulcer’) and epidemic meningococcal and pneumococcal meningitis

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