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Strengthening the immune response at the location where the virus enters the body. A team led by Prof. Dr. Klaus Überla and Prof. Dr. Matthias Tenbusch at the Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology at FAU is currently conducting research into a vaccine that is administered as a nose or mouth spray and forms local antibodies in the mucous membranes. The project has received 280,000 euros of further funding.

FAU laser physicist Prof. Dr. Peter Hommelhoff has been awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation, the most important award for research in Germany.