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Lab taster day: Molecular biological research in Medicine

Due to the restrictions because of the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the trial day for young students interested in doing research at the University Hospital Aachen has to be cancelled this year.

The next Taster Day will take place on 17.03.2021 at Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research  (IMCAR).

December 17th, 5pm

Prof. Carsten Wagner

University of Zurich

SFB/TRR219 meets Minister of State Annette Widmann-Mauz in a workshop on

"Shared decision-making and networking with patients (Mai 4th, 2018)

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Prof. Raymond Vanholder represents the European Kidney Health Alliance at the SFB/TRR219 (Mai 4th, 2018)

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Research focus

Statutory bodies

Statutory bodies of the Collaborative Research Center

Women in our SFB/TRR219 and specific measures to promote gender equality


The DFG/SFB TRR219 Consortium is offering:

9 postdoc positions / 14 PhD positions / 10 non-academic staff positions

Prof. Dr. Andreas Zeiher (University Frankfurt, Germany & President Elect of the German Cardiac Society) guest speaker at the SFB/TRR219

Mai 4th 2018


Prof. Dr. Andreas Zeiher heads the Cardiology Department in the University of Frankfurt, Germany. In addition, he is President Elect of the German Cardiac Society (DGK), which has as main goals the advancement of science in the field of cardiovascular diseases, hosting meetings, the training and continuing education of its members and the establishment of guidelines.

At the kick-off meeting of the German SFB/TRR219 in Seeheim on Mai 4th 2018, Prof. Zeiher provided detailed insight into the prospects and challenges of RNA therapeutics in cardiovascular disease. Along his presentation, he highly motivated the young scientists to never forget the translational aspect of basic research.

For more information on the German Cardiac Society (DGK):

Dr. med. PhD

David Schumacher

PhD defense: July 2019

Project: The role of FGF23  after myocardial infarction

Postdoc AG Kramann


Dr. rer. medic. Julia Möllmann

(PhD defense: Oct 2019)

Postdoc AG Lehrke


Dr. rer. nat. Sebastian Maxeiner


(PhD defense: Dec 2019)

Postdoc AG Schütt


Marieke Sternkopf


PhD student

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research

Project: From the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease to new therapeutic approaches

PI: Heidi Noels

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