DIONE - From basic to clinical research

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE • TRANSREGIO 369


Bone diseases like osteoporosis affect millions of people and are influenced by inflammation in the body. The immune system is of crucial importance in inflammatory bone loss. Osteoimmunology is the study of how the immune system and bone tissue interact.


The new scientific network DIONE is dedicated to this important topics. The DIONE research network aims to understand and influence the communication between the immune system and bone tissue.


Many people think of bone as static or unchanging. In fact, bone tissue is constantly being remodeled. The immune system can stop bones forming or breaking down in the event of inflammation. Understanding this better could lead to new therapies and help millions of people.


You will soon be able to gain a deeper insight into our research and the interplay between the bone and immune systems here.



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