The idea to use bacteriophages as a drug against bacterial infections has existed for more than 100 years. So there are a lot of good introductory articles and videos which are linked below (sorry, the referring articles are in German only):

Basic introduction:

  • The Braunschweiger Zeitung provides an elaborate introduction into the therapy with phages including various multimedia elements.


  • A lecture of Dr. Sandra Wienhold, research associate in the team of Prof. Witzenrath at Charit√©, during the “Science Slam” at the “Long Night of Sciences”, Summer 2017:




  • A beautiful animation movie about the “creature” bacteriophage:


  • The reproduction cycle of bacteriophages in an animation of DSMZ: