Launch of the Atherosclerosis Graduate School IRTG1123

20.09.2018 - The Integrated PhD graduate program IRTG 1123 as part of the CRC 1123 started with a first student meeting in which the study program was presented and joint ideas for educational guest lectures, a scientific Kickoff meeting as well as the first IRTG Retreat in Spring 2019, where collected. [mehr...]

Your own fat to the rescue – how brown fat burns excess calories

Alexander Bartelt receives Friedmund Neumann Prize 2018 from the Schering Foundation

03.09.2018 - The activation of brown adipose tissue appears as a promising therapeutic option for the treatment of metabolic diseases. IPEK junior group leader Alexander Bartelt developed and greatly advanced the concept underlying this therapy. [mehr...]


ESC Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 for Esther Lutgens

27.08.2018 - With this award, the ESC Council for Basic Cardiovascular Science (CBCS) honours basic researchers with outstanding accomplishments in the early stage of their career. [mehr...]


IPEK researchers receive Leducq funding for atherosclerosis research

14.08.2018 - An international consortium led by Prof. Andrés Hidalgo and involving Prof. Oliver Söhnlein, both working at the IPEK, has been awarded 6 million dollars from the French-American Leducq Foundation. The researchers are investigating the role of clonal proliferation of white blood cells in the devel... [mehr...]


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