CRC1366 / ECAS InSight
Prof. Björn Wängler
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
CRC1366 / ECAS Seminars in Angioscience
Prof. Alessandra Moretti
Technische Universität München
Thursday, December 15, 2022
EVBO Seminar Series 2022
Tuesday, December 13, 2022,
Lamin A/C-dependent chromatin architecture safeguards naïve pluripotency to prevent aberrant cardiovascular cell fate and function.
Nat Commun. 2022 November 4.
Targeting of scavenger receptors Stabilin-1 and Stabilin-2 ameliorates atherosclerosis by a plasma proteome switch mediating monocyte/macrophage suppression.
Circulation. 2022 November 3.
Unravelling the impact of aging on the human endothelial lncRNA transcriptome.
Front. Genet. 2022, October 21.
Primary tumor-derived systemic nANGPTL4 inhibits metastasis.
J Exp Med. [Epub] 2022, October 21.
The extended role of blood vessels
Blood vessels form a systemically disseminated organ that distributes oxygen and nutrients and removes metabolic waste products. A dense network of microvessels facilitates the trafficking of immune cells throughout the body. Yet, blood vessels do not just support rheological functions. They form one of the body’s largest surfaces serving as critical interface between the circulation and the different organ environments.
Work pursued in the last couple of years has identified critical gatekeeper functions of tissue homeostasis and adaptation to pathologic challenge. It is now increasingly recognized that vascular control of the tissue microenvironment is indispensable in development, homeostasis, inflammation, and metabolism as well as cancer and metastasis. This multitude of vascular functions is mediated by organ-specifically differentiated endothelial and mural cells, whose cellular and molecular heterogeneity has long been recognized.
Yet, distinct organotypic functional attributes as well as the molecular mechanisms controlling endothelial and mural cell differentiation and vascular bed-specific functions have only recently been uncovered. The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1366 “Vascular Control of Organ Function” aims at systematically studying gatekeeper functions of organotypically differentiated endothelial and mural cells during development and regeneration.
Überlebensstrategien - Blutgefäße für ein langes Leben
“Überlebensstrategien” is a joint project of the Life Science Collaborative Research Centers of Heidelberg University and Rhein-Neckar Fernsehen (RNF). In an informal setting at the Karlstorbahnhof in Heidelberg and with musical accompaniment by members of the Collegium Musicum, the Collaborative Research Centres will present their questions and long-term goals.
On October 14, 2021, Prof. Hellmut Augustin, Prof. Maliha Sadick and Prof. Andreas Fischer gave a public presentation on “Gesunde Blutgefäße für ein langes Leben” (Healthy blood vessels for a long life). The presentation is only available in German.
The CRC1366 “Vascular Control of Organ Function” at Heidelberg University will continue its successful work for another four years
Press release Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, November 2022
Press release Heidelberg University, November 2022
Mahak Singhal receives the Helmholtz Doctoral Prize 2020
Press release Medical Faculty Mannheim University Heidelberg, May 2021
Didier Stainier receives ERC Advanced Grant
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, April 2021
Cyrill Géraud receives "Paul Langerhans-Pize" 2021
Press release Medical Faculty Mannheim University Heidelberg, April 2021
Sofia-Iris Bibli receives "Emmy Noether Grant" and "Oskar-Lapp-Prize"
Institute of Vascular Signaling, Center for Molecular Medicine, Goethe University Frankfurt, April 2021
Ralf Adams receives „Feldberg Prize“ 2021
Press release Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster, February 01, 2021
Blood vessels control organ function and disease processes
Press release Medical Faculty Mannheim University Heidelberg, December 04,2020
Lymphatics prevent spreading of cancer cells
Press release German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), October 26, 2020
Endothelial cell-specific factor protects metastatic tumor cells
Press release German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), May 26, 2020
HIF-1α decelerates natural Killer cells
Press release Medical Faculty Mannheim University Heidelberg May 22, 2020
Prevent metastasis - an antibody with potential
Press release German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), April 24, 2020
The role of blood vessels in insulin resistance
Press release German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), March 27, 2020
Carmen Ruiz de Almodóvar receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Press release Medical Faculty Mannheim University Heidelberg Dec. 10, 2019
Andreas Fischer receives Gábor Szász Award
Press release German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Oct. 7, 2019
Überlebensstrategien im Klub K: Ein bisschen Maß muss sein
Blutgefäße spielen bei einer Krebserkrankung eine wichtige Rolle: Sie ermöglichen es den Tumoren, zu wachsen und sich im Körper auszubreiten
Pressemitteilung des Deutschen Krebsforschungszentrums (DKFZ)
Michael Platten receives the German Cancer Award 2019
Grünes Licht für neuen gefäßbiologischen Sonderforschungsbereich
Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) fördert die Erforschung von Mechanismen, mit denen Blutgefäße die Funktion von Organen während der Entwicklung und bei Krankheitsprozessen steuern, mit mehr als 11 Mio. Euro.