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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.

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Latest Publications
Sun Y, Kopp S, Strutz J, Gali CC, Zandl-Lang M, Fanaee-Danesh E, Kirsch A, Cvitic S, Frank S, Saffery R, Björkhem I, Desoye G, Wadsack C, Panzenboeck U. Gestational diabetes mellitus modulates cholesterol homeostasis in human fetoplacental endothelium. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2018; in press

Xia W, Pessentheiner AR, Hofer D, Amor M, Schreiber R, Schoiswohl G, Eichmann TO, Walenta E, Itariu B, Prager G, Hackl H, Stulnig T, Kratky D, Ruelicke T, Bogner-Strauss JG. Loss of ABHD15 impairs the anti-lipolytic action of insulin by altering PDE3B stability and contributes to insulin resistance. Cell Rep. 2018; 23(7):1948-61

Speziali G, Liesinger L, Gindlhuber J, Leopold C, Pucher B, Brandi J, Castagna A, Tomin T, Krenn P, Thallinger GG, Olivieri O, Martinelli N, Kratky D, Schittmayer M, Birner-Gruenberger R, Cecconi D. Myristic acid induces proteomic and secretomic changes associated with steatosis, cytoskeleton remodeling, endoplasmic reticulum stress, protein turnover and exosome release in HepG2 cells. J Proteomics. 2018; 181:118-30

Viaud M, Ivanov S, Vujic N, Duta-Mare M, Aira LE, Barouillet T, Garcia E, Orange F, Dugail I, Hainault I, Stehlik C, Marchetti S, Boyer L, Guinamard R, Foufelle F, Bochem AE, Hovingh KG, Thorp EB, Gautier EL, Kratky D, Da Silva-Jardine PA, Yvan-Charvet L. Lysosomal Cholesterol Hydrolysis Couples Efferocytosis to Anti-Inflammatory Oxysterol Production. Circ Res. 2018; 122(10):1369-84

Gottschalk B, Klec C, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Malli R, Graier WF. Intracellular Ca2+ release decelerates mitochondrial cristae dynamics within the junctions to the endoplasmic reticulum. Pflugers Arch. 2018; in press

 

28.05.2018 Guest lecture
Towards reproducible computational biology: A case study on cancer transcriptomicsby Dr. Sebastian Schmeier
16:00, Lecture hall 4 (MC1.A.01.009, Med Campus, Neue Stiftingtalstraße 6), MUG

28.05.2018 Guest lecture
Systematic approaches to study cancer metabolism by Prof. Kivanc Birsoy, PhD
17:00, Seminar room MC 1.G.01.005 (Seminarraum 01 - Angewandte Biomedizin) , MED Campus, (Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 6, 1st floor), MUG

29.05.2018 Guest lecture
Reprofiling p53 toward metabolic actions by Prof. Dr. Ruben Nogueiras Pozo
9:00, Seminar Room MC 1.D.01.007, MED Campus (Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 6, 1st floor), MUG

29.05.2018 Guest lecture
Drug delivery systems for cancer treatmentby Mariangela Garofalo, PhD
13:15, SR EG086/087 (ZMF, Stiftingtalstraße 24), MUG

30.05.2018 Guest lecture
TRP channels in hypersensitivity and leukemia - Regulators of immune homeostasis? by Dr. Susanna Zierler
13:00, Seminar room MC 1.G.01.005 (Seminarraum 01 - Angewandte Biomedizin) , MED Campus, (Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 6, 1st floor), MUG

19.-21.09.2018
8th Scientific Retreat
Oststeirischer Hof, Söchau