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.
Vujic N, Korbelius M, Sachdev V, Rainer S, Zimmer A, Huber A, Radovic B, Kratky D. Intestine-specific DGAT1 deficiency improves atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E knockout mice by reducing systemic cholesterol burden. Atherosclerosis. 2020; 310:26-36
Olivieri O, Speziali G, Castagna A, Pattini P, Udali S, Pizzolo F, Liesinger L, Gindlhuber J, Tomin T, Schittmayer M, Birner-Gruenberger R, Cecconi D, Girelli D, Friso S, Martinelli N. The Positive Association between Plasma Myristic Acid and ApoCIII Concentrations in Cardiovascular Disease Patients Is Supported by the Effects of Myristic Acid in HepG2 Cells. J Nutr. 2020; in press
Barth DA, Prinz F, Teppan J, Jonas K, Klec C, Pichler M. Long-Noncoding RNA (lncRNA) in the Regulation of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) in Cancer. Noncoding RNA. 2020; 6(3):E27