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

Congratulations to Christina Leopold who successfully defended her PhD thesis and completed her doctoral studies!

We congratulate Lei Liu on the successfull defense of his PhD thesis and completion of his doctoral studies!

Latest Publications

Curcic S, Tiapko O, Groschner K. Photopharmacology and opto-chemogenetics of TRPC channels-some therapeutic visions. Pharmacol Therap. 2019; in press

Burgstaller S, Bischof H, Gensch T, Stryeck S, Gottschalk B, Ramadani-Muja J, Eroglu E, Rost R, Balfanz S, Baumann A, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Hay JC, Madl T, Graier WF, Malli R. pH-Lemon, a fluorescent protein-based pH reporter for acidic compartments. ACS Sens. 2019; in press

Svobodova B, Lichtenegger M, Platzer D, Di Giuroa CML, de la Cruz GG, Glasnov T, Schreibmayer W, Groschner K. A single point mutation in the TRPC3 lipid-recognition window generates supersensitivity to benzimidazole channel activators. Cell Calcium. 2019; 79:27-34