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Franziska Heim wins BVS Speaker Award


Franziska Heim from the Deindl Group won the second place in the Basic Vascular Science Paper Competition 2024 with the paper title "Platelet independent NO-sGC-cGMP axis promotes arteriogenesis". Congratulations!

Konstantin Hennis receives Fritz Külz Prize


Dr. Konstantin Hennis from the Wahl-Schott Group has been awarded the Fritz Külz Prize of the German Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT) in recognition of a methodological paper published in Nature Protocols (PMID: 35314849). The prize is awarded every two years for outstanding experimental pharmacological publications and is the DGPT's highest award for young scientists. Congratulations!

SFB/TRR 359 launched


In the Transregional Collaborative Research Center "Perinatal Development of Immune Cell Topology (PILOT)", scientists of the Medical Faculty of the University of Freiburg together with researchers of LMU Munich, the University Hospital RWTH Aachen and other institutions investigate the development of the immune system around birth. PILOT was approved by the German Research Foundation on November 25, 2022 and will be funded with a total of 12 million euros from January 1, 2023 for an initial period of four years. Co-speaker is Prof. Dr. Markus Sperandio from the Institute of Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology. Congratulations!

Christian Wahl-Schott becomes new Director of the Institute


The Institute of Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology welcomes Prof. Dr. med. Christian Wahl-Schott as its new director. The former head of the Institute of Neurophysiology at Hannover Medical School becomes W3-Professor and Chair of Physiology with focus on Vegetative Physiology at the LMU Munich Medical Faculty and takes over the head position of the institute. Welcome, Christian!

The Wahl-Schott Group investigates the physiological function and pathophysiological dysfunction of ion channels that relate to a broad spectrum of clinically relevant human diseases.



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