Research into infectious diseases, is therefore, still confronted with great medical challenges. Due to the continuous development and changes, not only do the foundations and mechanisms of infectious diseases have a high profile in science, but so does the field of research into infectious diseases itself.
The Research Group set itself, as a goal, the chronological and quantitative survey of the "recent history" of European research into infectuous diseases. Qualitative studies, especially, should contribute to answering the following questions:
Aside from its studies, the Research Group contributed to the conference "Threat of Infection – Microbes of High Pathogenic Potential – Strategies for Detection, Control and Eradication" in July 2004 in Würzburg.
Publications and Survey
The Research Group published its findings in several papers.