Media Interest in our Research

Laboratory for Molecular Psychosomatics



General Topics

  • Dr. med. Gerrit Keferstein (Medical Director of the MOJO Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Hennef, Germany) interviews Prof. Reber about "The long-term consequences of reduced contact to immunoregulatory microorganisms (i.e. "Old Friends") for the immune system and psychosomatic health." The interview was published in Dr. Keferstein's  BLOG "IMMUN-SIGNATUR" on the 18th of March 2021. The Interview-Video is also accessible via YouTube
  • "Stuttgarter Zeitung" interviews Prof. Reber about "The microbiome-gut-brain communication pathways". The interview was published in the printed and online edition of the newspaper on the 23rd of September 2019.

Böbel T*, Hackl S* et al., 2018 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA

"Less immune activation following social stress in rural vs. urban participants raised with regular or no animal contact, respectively."


Reber SO et al., 2016 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA

"Immunization with a heat-killed preparation of the environmental bacterium Mycobacterium vaccae promotes stress resilience in mice."