Prof. Dr. med. Achim Hörauf



Prof. Dr. med. Achim Hörauf, homepage

Director, Institute of Med. Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology

Medical FacultyUniversity of Bonn

Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53105 Bonn

Phone: 0228-287-15675,  Fax: 0228-287-19573


Honors & Awards (Selection)

1999                    Main bi-annual award, German Society for Tropical Medicine (DTG)

2001                    Martini-Prize  (University Clinic Eppendorf/Hamburg)

2002                    Main annual award, German Society for Hygiene und Microbiology (DGHM)


Selected Publications

  • Taylor M, Hoerauf A, Bockarie M. (2010). Lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis. Lancet DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736, 60586-7

  • Hoerauf A. (2009). Mansonella perstans-the importance of an endosymbiont.N Eng J Med361, 1502-4.

  • Specht S, Hoerauf A. (2007). Does helminth elimination promote or prevent malaria? Lancet. 369, 446-447.

  • Debrah AY, Mand S, Specht S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Batsa L, Pfarr K, Larbi J, Lawson B, Taylor M, Adjei O, Hoerauf A. (2006).Doxycycline reduces plasma VEGF-C/sVEGFR-3 and improves pathology in lymphatic filariasis. PLoS Pathog, e92.

  • Taylor MJ, Makunde WH, McGarry HF, Turner JD, Mand S, Hoerauf A. (2005). Macrofilaricidal activity after doxycycline treatment of Wuchereria bancrofti: a double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 365, 2116-2121.