Helmholtz Center for Infection Research: Josef Penninger, Dirk Heinz
Josef Penninger has been appointed as scientific director of the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, Germany, taking over from Dirk Heinz. In addition, he has been appointed as professor for precision medicine at the Medical University of Vienna. Penninger joins HZI from the University of British Columbia, where he led the Life Science Institute. He holds an MD from the Medical University of Innsbruck in Austria.