CRC 1425 “Heterocellular Nature of Cardiac Lesions” funded by the DFG

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the application for a Collaborative Research Center on the “Heterocellular Nature of Cardiac Lesions – Identities, Interactions, Implications” (CRC 1425). Press release DFGPress release Heart Center Freiburg UniversityPress release University of Freiburg

Impact of endothelial cell mineralocorticoid receptors on angiogenesis

Angiogenesis is an important adaptive mechanism to maintain capillary density during cardiac hypertrophic growth and ensure oxygen and nutrition supply. Aldosterone and the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) are key drivers of adverse cardiovascular remodeling. Using a cell type-specific deletion model we more…