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Research School "Lung Biology and Disease"

The Research School "Lung Biology and Disease" is an international, interdisciplinary, and structured MD and PhD training program, established at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) in Munich, Germany, a translational lung research center and member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL). The Research School 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.

The Research School is designed to attract and promote outstanding and highly motivated MD, MD/PhD, and PhD students from the basic and medical sciences to be trained by an internationally renowned faculty. Students benefit from comprehensive teaching curricula and close mentorship while performing cutting edge research projects in translational medicine.

Graduates 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.