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Andreas Wack

Group Leader at Francis Crick Instiute.

Andreas Wack was born in Frankfurt, studied biology in Konstanz and got his first degree based upon a thesis on the clonal composition of T cell populations in the elderly. He performed his PhD work at the Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research (now part of the Francis Crick Institute) under the supervision of Dimitris Kioussis on thymocyte lineage decisions and went on to do a postdoc and work as a staff scientist in the research institute of Novartis Vaccines, formely Chiron, in Siena, Italy.

The focus of his work there was the modulation of T and NK cell function by the hepatitis C virus, human dendritic cell subsets and their crosstalk, the mechanism of action of mucosal and parenteral vaccine adjuvants, and next generation influenza vaccines.

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See also: Institute The Francis Crick Institute - Biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the biology underlying health and disease

Andreas Wack News

Taking antibiotics could make your flu more deadly

Independent - 02-Jul-2019

Antibiotics should not be taken without a prescription of the doctor