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Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Joachim Jankowski

Joachim Jankowski is an expert for isolation and identification of biomarkers and mediators involved in genesis and progression of essential hypertension and chronic renal failure. He has been the director of the “Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research” (IMCAR) since 01 May 2014 at the University Hospital RWTH Aachen. .



CARIM Maastricht and Aachen IMCAR layd the foundation for close cooperation in a kick-off meeting on Sept. 10, 2015 in Maastricht.
"IMCARIM" was founded as the common logo.
As part of this closer cooperation CARIM was taken as host in the distribution of the "Cardiovascular Seminar".

On 30 th June 2016 Anton Jan van Zonneveld, PhD, will talk at 5:00pm in the "Rode Zaal" ground floor, University Maastrincht. His topic will be:
"Post-transcriptional Mechanisms in Kidney Homeostasis".


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New workshops will take place soon.
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About Us

The Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research (or as a brief acronym IMCAR) has been established at the Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen University in April of 2006 and is dedicated to pursuing scientific excellence in the field of vascular biology and atherosclerosis research.

If Your like take a look at this telecast from German national TV about us.

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We are always looking for talented people interested in working at IMCAR. Find out more about open positions on our job page.