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Collaborative Research Centre 1123

It is with great pleasure that the 35 principal investigators based in different research campuses, from which 14 in the IPEK, were awarded a funding extension from the DFG for their Collaborative Research Centre 1123 “Atherosclerosis: Mechanisms and Networks of Novel Therapeutic Targets”. [mehr...]

DFG Forschergruppe 809

die DFG-Forschergruppe 809 "Chemokine und Adhäsionsmoleküle in der kardiovaskulären Pathogenese" hat es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, die differentielle Beteiligung einzelner mononukleärer Zellpopulationen an der Atherosklerose und die Rolle ihrer Sekretionsprodukte und Chemokine bei der Rekrutierung und Progression der Plaques auf den Grund zu gehen. [mehr...]

ERC Advanced Grant

Professor Christian Weber (Director of the Institute for Prophylaxis and Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Diseases and Chair of Preventive Vascular Medicine) has received an Advanced Investigator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). [mehr...]

Leducq Transatlantic Network of Excellence

The Fondation Leducq Scientific Advisory Committee supports the Transatlantic Network of Excellence 'Molecular mechanisms of novel genes associated with plasma lipids and cardiovascular disease' with $6,000,000 over five years to support a collaborative research program involving European and North American investigators [mehr...]

Munich Heart Alliance

The Munich Heart Alliance is formed to accelarate development and translation of strategies for prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease [mehr...]

DFG Sonderforschungsbereich 914

The scientific mission of the SFB 914 project is unravelling of the molecular and cellular signatures that control and organize the complex process of immune cell trafficking [mehr...]

NWO Vici grant for atherosclerosis

Prof. Christian Weber received an NWO VICI grant in the beginning of 2010 for his project proposal ' Putting the brakes on atherosclerosis'. Atherosclerosis is caused by an inflammatory reaction in the vessel wall. The advance of this inflammatory reaction is mediated by specific signalling proteins [mehr...]

BMBF Förderung des translationalen Verbundprojektes miR-A am IPEK

Metabolic Syndrome and Atherosclerosis: Role of microRNAs [mehr...]

German Federal Ministry of Defense research project M/SABX/BA003

Sulphur mustard (2,2´-dichlordiethylsulfide; SM) is a potent alkylating chemical that initiates inflammation and extensive blistering in skin and lung several hours after exposure. The acute symptoms are followed by long term effects including impaired wound healing. SM has been used as a chemical warfare agent in various military conflicts during the twentieth century. [mehr...]

DFG Sonderforschungsbereich 1054

The long-term research goal of this CRC is to identify targets that allow the control of immune cell differentiation for specific therapeutic manipulation. [mehr...]

Direktor: Prof. Dr. med. Christian Weber

Institut für Prophylaxe und Epidemiologie der Kreislaufkrankheiten (IPEK)


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