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.

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Madalina Duta-Mare has successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations on completing your doctoral studies and receiving your PhD!

Latest Publications
Skorobogatko Y, Dragan M, Cordon C, Reilly SM, Hung CW, Xia W, Zhao P, Wallace M, Lackey DE, Chen XW, Osborn O, Bogner-Strauss JG, Theodorescu D, Metallo CM, Olefsky JM, Saltiel AR. RalA controls glucose homeostasis by regulating glucose uptake in brown fat. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018; in press

Bauer MA, Kainz K, Carmona-Gutierrez D, Madeo F. Microbial wars: Competition in ecological niches and within the microbiome. Microb Cell. 2018; 5(5):215-9

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; 1863(9):968-79


27.06.2018 Mini-symposium
Preclinical Tumor Models at the Medical University of Graz

09:00-14:00, Lecture Hall E2 (Lecture Hall Center, Auenbruggerplatz 12), MUG
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03.07.2018 Guest lecture
Organotypic 3D models to characterize the molecular requirements of immune cell infiltration by Wolfgang Sommergruber
14:45, Lecture Hall HS 46.01, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Humboldtstrasse 46), UG

8th Scientific Retreat
Oststeirischer Hof, Söchau