New hope for slow-healing wounds

New hope for slow-healing wounds

Light-inducible microRNA inhibitors used for the first time as local therapeutic agents The research groups led by Alexander Heckel and Stefanie Dimmeler have developed antimiRs that can be activated very effectively over a limited local area by light. To this...
JP Morgen Corporate Challenge

JP Morgen Corporate Challenge

Tuesday, June 13th Almost 64.000 people ran the world`s largest team running event, the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge in Frankfurt. A highly motivated team of 13 colleagues started for the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration from the University Hospital in...
ECCPS Poster Awards

ECCPS Poster Awards

June 2017 During the annual Symposium of the Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System two PhD students of our institute received awards for the best posters.  Julian Wagner discovered a switch in laminin beta chain expression in the endothelium of aged hearts. He...
Young Investigator Award 

Young Investigator Award 

March/April 2017, Dorotée Julia Trembinski wins the Young Investigator Award at the Dutch-German Meeting of the cardiology work groups in Münster and receives the second price of the Rudi-Busse-Young-Investigator-Award at the meeting of the German Society for...
RNA editing controls atherosclerosis

RNA editing controls atherosclerosis

Atherosclerotic vascular disease remains the primary cause of mortality and morbidity. Researchers of the Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration have identified a novel RNA-based mechanism that regulates pro-inflammatory gene expression in atherosclerotic heart...
W2 professorhip „RNA Biology“

W2 professorhip „RNA Biology“

Reinier Boon appointed as W2 Professor   Dr. Reinier Boon, who was previously a group leader in the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration, has recently been appointed as W2 professor in the Institute. Dr. Boon’s research focuses on the role of non-coding RNA...