International PhD Program










Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease (DK-MCD)

The DK-MCD offers an excellence PhD program that provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary training in biomedical research in a stimulating international environment. The thesis projects focus on aspects of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases that integrate basic research and clinically-oriented sciences utilizing a wide spectrum of state-of-the-art techniques.

Latest News   Announcements

Congratulations to Jelena Tadic who was awarded for the best talk at the 19th Doctoral Day of NaWi Graz!

The Call for Applications to PhD student positions in the PhD programs of the MUG is open! For further information please see the PhD website.

Latest Publications
Duta-Mare M, Sachdev V, Leopold C, Kolb D, Vujic N, Korbelius M, Hofer DC, Xia W, Huber K, Auer M, Gottschalk B, Magnes C, Graier WF, Prokesch A, Radovic B, Bogner-Strauss JG, Kratky D. Lysosomal acid lipase regulates fatty acid channeling in brown adipose tissue to maintain thermogenesis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2018; 1863(4):467-478 in press

Eroglu E, Charoensin S, Bischof H, Ramadani J, Gottschalk B, Depaoli MR, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Graier WF, Malli R. Genetic biosensors for imaging nitric oxide in single cells. Free Radic Biol Med. 2018; in press

Omtri RS, Thompson K, Tang X, Gali CC, Panzenboeck U, Davidson MW, Kalari KR, Kadimalla KK. Differential Effects of Alzheimer's Disease Aβ40 and 42 on Endocytosis and Intraneuronal Trafficking. Neuroscience. 2018; 373:159-168


20.02.2018 Guest lecture
Regulatory role of innate immunity in homeostasis and disease by Sylvia Knapp, MD, PhD
13:00, SR 26.K3 (Heinrichstrasse 31a, basement), MUG

07.03.2018 Technical Workshop
09:00-17:00, Seminar room MC 1.G.01.005 (Seminarraum 01 - Angewandte Biomedizin) , MED Campus, (Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 6, 1st floor), MUG

20.03.2018 Guest lecture
Genome and epigenome editing to tackle immunodeficiencies by Dr. Claudio Mussolino, PhD
16:00, HS E1, Lecture Hall Center (Auenbrugger-platz 15), MUG

19.04.2018 Guest lecture
Fluorescence lifetime imaging based determination of intracellular ion concentrations by Dr. Thomas Gensch
17:00, room to be announced

23.04.2018 Guest lecture
Title to be announced by Prof. Donald M. Bers, PhD
16:00, HS E1, Lecture Hall Center (Auenbrugger-platz 15), MUG