Stopped on time

01.06.2018 - For the first time, LMU researchers are pointing out the influence of the internal clock on atherosclerosis. Their study gives an important indication on how the therapeutic approach can be improved. [mehr...]


IPEK researchers awarded large-scale collaborative funding for a second period

22.05.2018 - 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 [mehr...]


Dicer cuts down on fats

20.05.2018 - The enzyme Dicer cleaves long precursors into short RNA molecules called microRNAs. A new study reveals how Dicer enhances energy metabolism and reduces levels of fat storage in macrophages, thus slowing the progression of atherosclerosis. [mehr...]


Wir gratulieren Brigitte Schopohl zum Otto-Hess-Promotionsstipendium

15.05.2018 - Die medizinische Studentin Brigitte Schopohl hat erfolgreich ein Otto-Hess-Promotionsstipendium der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie – Herz- und Kreislaufforschung e.V. (DGK) eingeworben. Sie forscht seit Mitte März 2018 in der Arbeitsgruppe von Frau Prof. Sabine Steffens. [mehr...]


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