Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Thum receives Paul-Martini-Award

April 2021 - The director of the IMTTS received the Paul-Martini-Award for his research on more effective treatment of heart failure.

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SARS-CoV-2 attacks the heart

January 2021 - MHH research team detects biomarkers of cardiovascular burden in blood of COVID-19-affected individuals.

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Gene treatment protects against heart damage caused by chemotherapy

January 2021 - MHH research team uses telomerase for oxygen detoxification in heart muscle cells.

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MHH Professor Thum starts as institute director at Fraunhofer ITEM

January 1, 2021 - The cardiologist and bioscientist expands ITEM's focus on cardiac research.

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microRNAs block the gateway for SARS-CoV-2 in heart muscle cell cultures

IMTTS researchers have discovered a miRNA-dependent mechanism controlling ACE2 in cardiomyocytes.

Picture: First authors Dr. Chatterjee and D. Lu (copright: Kaiser, MHH)

New approach for gene therapy against cardiac insufficiency

MHH research team publishes study in the European Heart Journal

Biomolecule H19 is the key to improved heart function; Read more!

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