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DFG Contacts

Stand: June 28, 2022

Dr. Sigrid Ziegler

Programme Officer
Life Sciences 3: Medicine

E-Mail: sigrid.ziegler@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2676
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Cardiovascular Research Coordination

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

Sektion 3

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

205-09   Pharmacology
205-10   Toxicology, Occupational Medicine, Clinical Chemistry
205-12   Cardiology, Angiology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

205-03   Human Genetics
205-04   Physiology
205-13   Pneumology, Thoracic Surgery
205-26   Cardiac and Vascular Sugery

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Clinical Research Units

311 Cardiac and pulmonary failure: mechanical unloading andrepair
329 Disease pathways in podocyte injury – from molecular mechanisms to individualized treatment options

Research Units

5046 Integrated analysis of epithelial SLC26 anion transporters - from molecular structure to pathophysiology

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


152 TRiPs to Homeostasis: Maintenance of Body Homeostasis by Transient Receptor Potential Channel Modules
259 Aortic Disease

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2026 Cardio-Pulmonary Institute (CPI)

Collaborative Research Centres

992 MEDEP - Medical Epigenetics - from basic mechanisms to clinical applications
1002 Modulatory Units in Heart Failure
1039 Signalling by fatty acid derivatives and sphingolipids in health and disease
1116 Master switches in cardiac ischemia
1123 Atherosclerosis: Mechanisms and Networks of Novel Therapeutic Targets
1366 Vascular Control of Organ Function
1425 Heterocellular Nature of Cardiac Lesions: Identities, Interactions, Implications
1470 Multilevel mechanistic characterisation of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction - Towards a novel classification of HFpEF for targeted therapies
1525 Cardio-Immune Interfaces

International Research Training Groups

1902 Intra- and Interorgan Communication of the Cardiovascular System

Research Training Groups

2338 Targets in Toxicology - Deciphering Therapeutic Targets in Lung Toxicology
2407 Inflammatory and cellular stress signaling: Switches to vascular dysfunction
2578 Impact of genotoxins on the differentiation efficacy of murine and human stem and progenitor cells and functional competence of thereof derived differentiated progeny