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Scientific & Professional Training - Comprehensive Pneumology Center

Scientific & Professional Training

Comprehensive Pneumology Center

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn. - Benjamin Franklin

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Our Mission

Creating a unique structured translational training and education platform to ultimately raise future (clinician-)scientist leaders in respiratory medicine and science. Read more...

16.01.2018

Munich Lung Conference 2018: Submit your abstract and register!

It is our pleasure to announce the 2018 Munich Lung Conference (MLC).Dedicated to the topic of 'Lung disease exacerbation' we are happy to have recruited very well renowned speakers from different fields for the event. ProgramDetails and registration: https://mlc2018.helmholtz-muenchen.de

20.12.2017

Season Greetings

It's been a fantastic and eventful year! We would like to thank everyone contributing to our program, for supporting and shaping it, and for making progress possible. We wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with health, happiness, and success! May beautiful moments and happy...

20.12.2017

Introductory Seminars - Fundamentals of Lung Biology and...

You are cordially invited to join the seminars "Fundamentals of Lung Biology and Physiology", which will take place from January 15-17, 2018 (CPC seminar room 2nd floor, Max-Lebsche-Platz 31). Preliminary programThis course is mandatory for all new MD and PhD students (class 2017/18)...

19.12.2017

Research Fellowship for Medical Student Michael Gerckens

The CPC Research School awards a research fellowship to Michael Gerckens, an MD student under the direct supervision of Dr. Gerald Burgstaller (Core Unit "Live Cell Imaging"). Michael has joined the CPC already in 2014 as a student trainee and entered the CPC Research School program in...

13.12.2017

Congratulations Wiola Skronska-Wasek!

Wioletta Skronska-Wasek, member of the CPC Research School and Munich Medical Research School, and PhD student in the Research Unit Lung Repair and Regeneration, successfully defended her PhD thesis "Wnt/Frizzled signaling in COPD and emphysema" on December 13, 2017 in Munich....

Quick Facts

The MD/PhD Program at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) aims to create a unique translational training and education platform to ultimately raise future (clinician-)scientist leaders in respiratory medicine and science.

The program benefits from its supporting partners - the Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health - and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University and the university hospital system - thereby providing an excellent and inspiring environment for translational research.

Moreover, the Scientific Director, Dr. Claudia Staab-Weijnitz, and Program Coordinator, Dr. Doreen Franke, are supported by an advisory board that includes representatives of all main stakeholders from the Institute of Lung Biology and Disease, Research Unit Lung Repair and Regeneration, and Institute of Epidemiology at the Helmholtz Zentrum München.

(Clinician-)Scientists trained within the program have diverse career options in the expanding biomedical field, and will undoubtedly be able to advance our understanding of lung disease and develop novel therapies for improving the care and quality of life of patients suffering from lung disease.

Events

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