What is translation?


Translational research represents the interface between basic research and clinical development. The goal is to enable the latest findings from basic research to lead to new therapies or diagnostic procedures for patients in the shortest of times. At the same time, questions that arise during the clinical practice are fed back to basic research for systematic analysis.






Bacteria in cystic fibrosis lungs form particularly resistant biofilms

TWINCORE scientists uncover mechanism

Cystic Fibrosis, better known as mucoviscidosis is a treacherous hereditary disease. Caused by a metabolic disorder the body secretions of patients contain too little water. One of the consequences: The mucus in the patients' bronchi is very viscous. They suffer from chronic cough and recurrent severe infections of the lungs...


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