Feldmeier lab

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Group leader

Prof. Dr. Hermann Feldmeier

Group leader "Epidemiology, Morbidity and Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases"CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin

Postal address:Hindenburgdamm 2712203 Berlin


  • Susanne Wiese
  • Felix Reichert
  • Marlene Thielecke
  • Niklas Weber

Current projects

  • Morbidity assessment in tropical parasitic skin diseases
  • Control of tungiasis in the Amazon lowlands of Colombia
  • Diagnosis of scabies in resource-poor settings
  • Pathogenesis of severe tick-bite-associated dermatosis, the Cauca Province, Southwest Colombia

Projects in planning

  • „Tungiasis in East Africa-an interdisciplinary approach to understand the interactions between parasite and host” zusammen mit Dr. Jürgen Krücken, Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB); Dr. Ulrike Fillinger, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenia (ICIPE); Prof. Dr. Charles Waiswa, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Resources, College of Veterinary Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, Uganda (MAK)
  • "Transmission of hazardous pathogens through traditional treatment of tungiasis", zusammen mit Prof. Dr. Felix Drexler, Institut für Virologie, Universität Bonn