Immunostroke is a DFG funded research group (FOR 2879). Its mission is to understand the role of inflammation in the acute but also in the chronic phase of stroke. In this regard, we will focus on inflammatory responses leading to damage and the function of the immune system for long term recovery of the cerebral tissue. Another important aspect is the translation of experimental findings to stroke patients. Included in our consortium are two projects dealing with the human immune system in stroke.
Immunostroke is a consortium from four different universities in Germany (Hamburg, Essen, München, Münster). The following people and projects are included: