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Walter Benjamin Fellowship for Dr Enaam Chleilat (07/2021)

Congratulations to Dr Enaam Chleilat, who has been awarded a DFG-funded Walter Benjamin Fellowship to investigate ischaemia-reperfusion arrhythmias where Enaam and colleagues have discovered a potential novel mechanism.

The intracardiac nervous system makes the cover of the current issue of the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (JMCC, 04/2021)

In the story published online in February 2021, Luis Hortells and his colleagues from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital show the different developmental origins of the intracardiac nervous system cell populations. Additionally, they describe a subpopulation of periostin-expressing Schwann cells and endonurial cardiac fibroblasts that is required for normal sympathetic cardiac innervation and heart rhythm control. [direct link to article]

Now also published in print: Cover story gives novel insight into cardiac T-tubule homeostasis (Circulation Research 01/2021)

In the recently published cover story, Eva Rog-Zielinska and colleagues showed, that cardiac T-tubules cyclically deform during each heartbeat, leading to ‘pumping’ of content, and providing a novel insight into T-tubule homeostasis in health and disease. [direct link to article]

Virtual seminar at the University of Cincinnati: Franziska Schneider-Warme

Franziska Schneider-Warme will give an exciting seminar within the series “Rising stars in cardiovascular research”, organised by the Early Career Cardiovascular Researchers at CCHMC/University of Cincinnati: 07 December 2020 at 4pm CET. Register here for the virtual seminar.

BBC Travel article about Freiburg (07/2020)

Have you ever wondered what life is like in Freiburg? Here is a great BBC travel article.

New Collaborative Research Centre approved

The Collaborative Research Centre 1425 on "The heterocellular nature of cardiac lesions: Identities, interactions, implications" will be funded by the DFG with 11 million euros for four years starting on 1st July 2020.
The CRC 1425 brings together 26 scientists from the University Heart Centre Freiburg - Bad Krozingen, the University Hospital Freiburg, the Medical, Biological and Technical Faculties of the University of Freiburg, the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg, as well as from the universities of Heidelberg, Bonn and Frankfurt. [Official Press Release]

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