Prof. Dr. Stephan Urban

Department of Infectious Diseases, Molecular Virology (Translational Virology)
Heidelberg University Hospital
69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Phone: +49 6221-56 4902


Molecular mechanisms of Hepatitis B- and Hepatitis D Virus/host interactions with a focus on the early and late events of viral infection; Identification of hepadnaviral receptors and structural analyses of virus receptor interactions; Development of novel cell culture systems and animal models for HBV and HDV; Clinical development of entry inhibitors for HBV and HDV infection; Development of hepatotropic drugs for the therapy of liver diseases.


2014 Price for translational Infectious Disease Research of the German Center of Infectious Diseases (DZIF)
2009 Pettenkofer Preis of the Pettenkofer Foundation: “Neue virale Zielstrukturen”
2006 Stipendium of the Heinz und Chica Schaller foundation
1984-90 Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes