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

Katharina Kainz, Tamara Tomin, Ruth Birner-Grünberger, Wolfgang Graier, Frank Madeo, and Simon Sedej were honored as succesfull inventors by the Medical University of Graz, the Graz University of Technology and the University of Graz. Congratulations!

Latest Publications

Trefely S, Liu J, Huber K, Doan MT, Jiang H, Singh J, von Krusenstiern E, Bostwick A, Xu P, Bogner-Strauss JG, Wellen KE, Snyder NW. Subcellular metabolic pathway kinetics are revealed by correcting for artifactual post harvest metabolism. Mol Metab. 2019; 30:61-71

Madreiter-Sokolowski CT, Ramadani-Muja J, Ziomek G, Burgstaller S, Bischof H, Koshenov Z, Gottschalk B, Malli R, Graier WF. Tracking mitochondria's intra- and inter-organelle signaling. FEBS J. 2019; 286(22):4378-401



16.12.2019 Guest lecture
BioTechMed-Graz Nobel Lecture 2019: Optical microscopy: the resolution revolution by Prof. Dr. Stefan Hell
17:00, Lecture Hall P1 (Petersgasse 16), TUG
Registration required until 09.12. via the BioTechMed-Graz website