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Dr. Larissa Pfisterer awarded the Friedrich Reutner-Prize by the Medical Faculty

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Heidelberg University researcher awarded Animal Welfare Prize of the German Research Foundation


  • New methods for vascular research reduce number of experimental animals / Human umbilical cord cells mimic vessel walls

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The vascular system of the mouse ear resembles arms of a river on a map. In transmitted light even smallest blood vessels are apparentb.


Photo: Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University

Prof. Thomas Korff uses cell cultures to investigate pathological remodeling processes in blood vessels.


Photo: Heidelberg University Hospital

At the microscope Prof. Thomas Korff analyzes changes in the vascular system at the cell level.


Photo: Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University

Professor Thomas Korff of the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology at Heidelberg University, Germany.


Photo: Heidelberg University Hospital



Dissertation Award of the German Hypertension League for Heidelberg Physiologist

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Prof. Markus Hecker elected new president of the Federation of European Physiological Societies

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Article by Suresh Babu et al. is Editors' Choice in the current issue of Science

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Article by Suresh Babu et al. on the cover of the online edition of Science Signaling

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UCB Pharma Prize for Heidelberg physiologists


  • Young scientists at Heidelberg University recognised for their work on the development of varicose veins
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Evelyn Spalek of the team Vascular Medicine of UCB Pharma GmbH in Monheim (l.) and DGA President Prof. Ulrich Hoffmann (r.) presented the prize to Dr. Hannes Schröder and Anja Feldner.


Photo: Harald Auer






Protein causes varicose veins


  • Heidelberg scientists develop model for studying varicose veins / Results published in renowned journal
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Publication by the WG Korff featured on the cover of the FASEB Journal Dies ist ein externer Link

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