Klinikstrasse 6-8, 97070 Würzburg
Research foci (and basic equipment-based research projects):
1. Cognitive, emotional, and somatic disorders in patients with hepatitis C during therapy with interferon: Cognitive und emotional disorders as late toxic side effects of interferon therapy are investigated in prospective controlled studies. Additionally, function parameters of the endocrine system are measured.
2. Role of selenocysteine-containing defense systems in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal tumors.
3. Molecular markers in the pathogenesis of Barrett´s esophagus and Barrett´s carcinoma.