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Experimental Vascular Medicine

Andreas Schober





Led by Professor Andreas Schober, the group investigates molecular mechanisms of vascular repair and atherosclerosis, such as chemokine-mediated recruitment of vascular stem cells, lipoprotein-induced endothelial cell activation and the role of small, non-coding microRNAs in vascular inflammation.


The group discovered that CXCL12 mediates neointima formation after vascular injury, LPA is a major pro-atherogenic agent of oxidized LDL, and microRNA-155 promotes atherosclerosis by facilitating pro-inflammatory macrophage activation.





Prof. Dr. med. Christian Weber

Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention (IPEK)


Pettenkoferstraße 8a & 9

80336 München


Tel.: 089-4400-54351

Fax: 089-4400-54352