Professor Achim Hoerauf

Director, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University Hospital Bonn/DZIF

Prof Achim Hörauf is the Director of the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (IMMIP) at the University Hospital Bonn and Professor of Parasitology at the University of Bonn. He is a member of the German Center for Infection Research ( and coordinates the Bonn-Cologne site in addition to chairing the German Network against Neglected Tropical Diseases ( He is a leading expert in neglected tropical diseases, especially filariases, and is active in the development of diagnostic tools and new antimicrobials with scientific collaboration partners in Africa and South America and research collaborations with industry partners (Abbvie, Bayer, Celgene).

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