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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Stephanie Jung


Institute for Cardiovascular Immunology

Medical Faculty, University of Bonn University Hospital of Bonn Venusberg-Campus 1 53105 Bonn


Our research combines aspects of virology, immunology and RNA biology to identify specific immune-activating viral RNAs. In addition, we have a special focus on the role of extracellular vesicles (EVs) in viral infections. For this purpose, we recently developed a method which enables the distinction between virus and EV-mediated effects and the study of both pro- and antiviral effects of EVs under natural conditions. Furthermore, we investigate how EVs released from virus-infected cells lead to immune activation in non-infected immune cells.

Stephanie Jung