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Norus Ahmed

Project B4-1: Effect of a previous protozoan infection with Toxoplasma co-infection prevents Th2 differentiation and leads to a helminth-specific Th1 response

Norus Ahmed
Image Credit: Institut für Immunologie

Freie Universität Berlin

Department of Veterinary Medicine

Institute of Immunology


Member since: April 2015

Students representative: November 2015 - September 2016

Research interest
Parasitolgy, co-infection, immunology

Title of PhD project
Th1-immune shift in intestinal helminth protozoan co-infection

Prof. Susanne Hartmann, Dr. Svenja Steinfelder

Ahmed N, Nicole Affinass, Emanuel Heitlinger, Anja A. Kühl, Natasa Xenophontos, Victor H. Jarquin, Jenny Jost, Svenja Steinfelder, Susanne Hartmann (2019)
A novel non-invasive method to detect RELM beta transcript in gut barrier related changes during a gastrointestinal nematode infection.
Front. Immunol. 10:445
doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00445

French, T.; Düsedau, H. P.; Steffen, J.; Biswas, A.; Ahmed, N.; Hartmann, S.; Schüler, T.; Schott, B. H.; Dunay, I. R. (2019):
Neuronal impairment following chronic Toxoplasma gondii infection is aggravated by intestinal nematode challenge in an IFN-γ-dependent manner.
J. Neuroinflammation; 16(1), p. 159
doi: 10.1186/s12974-019-1539-8

Ahmed, N; French T, Rausch S, Kühl A, Hemminger K, Dunay I, Steinfelder S, Hartmann, S. (2017)
Toxoplasma Co-infection Prevents Th2 Differentiation and Leads to a Helminth-Specific Th1 Response.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7:341.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00341

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