About ECI


Welcome to the website of the

Erlanger Center for Infection Research (ECI)


The ECI is an official interdisciplinary center of the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). It represents a consortium of institutions and researchers with a broad spectrum of scientific expertise, ranging from (bio)inorganic, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry, basic infection biology, microbiology, virology, immunology and pathology to clinical infectious diseases.

The ECI provides a strong link between basic, preclinical and clinical research. Its main goal is the acceleration of the transition from in vitro and in vivo research results into clinical application. 






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