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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.

The CALL FOR STUDENTS' APPLICATIONS is open!

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Latest News

08.02.2019
We congratulate Lisa Maresch who successfully defended her PhD thesis and completed her doctoral studies!

04.02.2019
The Call for students' applications is open!
Application deadline: March 31, 2019

Latest Publications

Carmona-Gutierrez D, Zimmermann A, Kainz K, Pietrocola F, Chen G, Maglioni S, Schiavi A, Nah J, Mertel S, Beuschel CB, Castoldi F, Sica V, Trausinger G, Raml R, Sommer C, Schroeder S, Hofer S, Bauer MA, Pendl T, Tadic J, Dammbrueck C, Hu Z, Ruckenstuhl C, Eisenberg T, Durand S, Bossut N, Aprahamian F, Abdellatif M, Sedej S, Enot DP, Wolinski H, Dengjel J, Kepp O, Magnes C, Sinner F, Pieber TR, Sadoshima J, Ventura N, Sigrist SJ, Kroemer G, Madeo F. The flavonoid 4,4′-dimethoxychalcone promotes autophagy-dependent longevity across species. Nat Commun. 2019; 10(1):651

Liu L, Panzitt K, Racedo S, Wagner M, Platzer W, Zaufel A, Theiler-Schwetz V, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Müller H, Höfler G, Heinemann A, Zollner G, Fickert P. Bile acids increase steroidogenesis in cholemic mice and induce cortisol secretion in adrenocortical H295R cells via S1PR2, ERK and SF-1. Liver Int. 2019; in press

Tiapko O, Shrestha N, Lindinger S, Guedes de la Cruz G, Graziani A, Klec C, Butorac C, Graier W, Kubista H, Freichel M, Birnbaumer L, Romanin C, Glasnov TN, Groschner K. Lipid-independent control of endothelial and neuronal TRPC3 channels by light. Chem. Sci. 2019; in press

 

Announcements

05.03.2019 Guest Lecture
Circulating and tissued microRNAs as biomarkers in metabolic disease by Prof. Louise Torp Dalgaard, PhD
11:00, HS E1, Lecture Hall Center (Auenbruggerplatz 15), MUG

07.03.2019 Guest Lecture
Unique mechanisms for sensing and responding to protein folding stress by Elif Karagöz, PhD
12:00, MC1.G.01.005 (Seminar room 01 - Applied Biomedicine; MED Campus, tract G, 1st floor), MUG

27.03.2019 Guest Lecture
Lipids and TRP channels: A powerful liason by Prof. Dr. Christine Zierler
16:00, MC1.G.01.005 (Seminar room 01 - Applied Biomedicine; MED Campus, tract G, 1st floor), MUG

27.03.2019 Guest Lecture
Mechanisms of nutrient signaling: Crosstalk between lipids and oxygen by Prof. Peter J. Espenshade, PhD
17:00, MC1.G.01.005 (Seminar room 01 - Applied Biomedicine; MED Campus, tract G, 1st floor), MUG