Open position: Medical-technical assistant (m/f/d)

The University Hospital Bonn (UKB) is a maximum care hospital with more than 1,306 beds. Our more than 8,000 employees take on tasks in research, teaching and patient care as well as in public health at the highest level. In 2021, the UKB has the fourth-highest case mix index and the best economic result of the university hospitals in Germany and is ranked number 1 of the university hospitals in NRW in the science ranking (LOMV).

TRR259 kickoff event of the 2nd funding period

On the sunny day of August 14, 2023, all scientists from the Düsseldorf site gathered for a kick-off event of the 2nd funding period of our TRR259 at Scotti’s Restaurant.

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

This year brings a very special honor as Dr. Andreas Zietzer has been selected to attend the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. The participants had to undergo a lengthy application process to be eligible for the conference. A total of 635 young scientists from around the world have been invited to the meeting. As part of #LINO23, the selected participants can look forward to engaging talks, Agora discussions, and panel sessions, but most importantly, personal interactions with Nobel laureates and other young scientists.

TRR259 research on extracellular vesicles presented at the international conference ISEV

The International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) 2023 conference was held in Seattle, Washington, attracting researchers, scientists, and professionals from various disciplines and backgrounds. The event spanned over 17-21 May, providing a comprehensive platform for attendees to exchange knowledge, collaborate, and explore the latest developments in extracellular vesicles (EV) research.

Second Funding Period of TRR259 Approved!

The TRR259 “Aortic Disease” was awarded a DFG grant of about 14 Mio € for its second funding period (2023 – 2027)! With this extension, we are excited to continue cutting-edge research into aortic diseases in Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Bonn.

Two-day Career Day for PhD students and Postdocs

We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Career Day event, which will be held virtually via Zoom on October 23-24, 2023. Several research consortia, including TRR259, TRR237, SFB1454, iRGT2168, TRR333, and ImmunoSensation2 organize this event.

Circulation podcast

The American Heart Association's journal Circulation provides podcasts of recently published research articles in the field of cardiovascular medicine. The podcasts are intended for a general audience and provide a brief overview of the study's main findings and their potential implications for clinical practice. They also include interviews with the study's authors and other experts to provide additional context and perspective on the research. In the following podcast, a study of our TRR259 members was discussed.

TRR259 members at the AHA 2022

The Annual Meeting of the Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA) was held at McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois USA from Saturday, Nov 05 through Monday, 07 Nov.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is a nonprofit organization in the United States that funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.
The AHA conference takes place annually. The meeting provided an invaluable educational experience and an opportunity to network with top minds in the field, as well as a global community of more than 28000 Medical and Cardiology professionals from every subspecialty.

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