Welcome to the Department of Gene Therapy

The Department of Gene Therapy is currently working in the research areas of somatic gene therapy and neurodegenerative diseases.

In the field of gene therapy we are interested in the development and application of vector technologies to treat and prevent genetic or acquired diseases.

In the field of neurodegenerative diseases we focus on Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s disease.



  • Profilbild von Prof. Dr. Stefan Kochanek

    Prof. Dr. Stefan Kochanek



Aktuelles und Veranstaltungen

DG-GT Paper-of-the-Quarter-Award for Dr. Lea Krutzke

With her publication "Process- and product-related impurities in the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine, published in July 2022 in eLife, Dr. Lea Krutzke, Group…


Verunreinigungen im AstraZeneca-Impfstoff gefunden

Proteine könnten Qualität des Vakzins beeinträchtigen