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The Missing Link between Haematopoiesis and Atherosclerosis?

13.05.2019 - That high cholesterol levels correlate with hematopoietic stem cell proliferation is not new anymore. How this happens however is less clear. Insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying this association may now have been revealed by a study newly published in Science. [mehr...]


IPEK scientists at the 85th Annual Day of the DGK

06.05.2019 - The Annual Day of the German Society for Cardiology (DGK) was held in Mannheim this year and focused on Cardiovascular Inflammation. From the 24th to 27th April, 8900 cardiology experts gathered at the Congress Center Rosengarten to discuss the latest developments in cardiovascular medicine and re... [mehr...]


Induced cell death destabilizes plaques

02.05.2019 - Many chronic disorders arise from misdirected immune responses. IPEK researchers from the Söhnlein Lab now show that neutrophils exacerbate atherosclerosis by inducing smooth muscle-cell death and that a tailored peptide inhibits the process. [mehr...]


Prof. Weber named Highly Cited Researcher 2018

27.11.2018 - Prof. Weber has received the honour of being named High Cited Researcher for 2018 by Clarivate Analytics. He is among an elite group recognized for exceptional research performance demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in... [mehr...]