The Cardio-Pulmonary Institute (CPI) is the excellence cluster funded by the German Research Foundation „DFG“.

Within CPI clinical and basic researchers joined forces to understand cardio-pulmonary diseases and to find new treatments.

CPI is a joint centre of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Max-Planck-Institute in Bad Nauheim.

Research

Discovery Areas

Discovery Area 1: Cellular Plasticity Heterogeneity
Discovery Area 2: Cellular Surveillance
Discovery Area 3: Morphogenesis, Remodeling & Regeneration
Discovery Area 4: Microenvironmental Cues
Discovery Area 5: Macroenvironmental Cues and Inter-Organ Communication

Translational Hubs

Translational Hub 1: Desease Modeling
Translational Hub 2: Cardio-Pulmonary Systems Biology and Medicine
Translational Hub 3: Precision Medicine

Publications

Quotes

“The Cardio-Pulmonary Institute enables us to build an attractive interdisciplinary educational program for all career stages and support junior investigators.”

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dimmeler
Goethe University Frankfurt

“Combining strong basic science and clinical research, the Cardio-Pulmonary Institute develops novel prevention and treatment strategies for patients with heart and lung diseases, the leading cause of death worldwide.”

Prof. Dr. Werner Seeger
Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research Bad Nauheim

”Curiosity-driven basic research in the Cardio-Pulmonary Institute uncovers new principles generating the fuel that drives innovations allowing novel therapeutic applications for patients with heart and lung diseases.“

Prof. Dr. Thomas Braun
Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research Bad Nauheim

2019

Institute Established

64

Members
(CPI Faculty)

357

Current Publications
(CPI Faculty)

2932

Current Publications
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Contact

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Sylvia Weissmann, PhD

Giessen
+49 64 19 94 24 11
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Daniela Weber

Giessen
+49 64 19 94 24 28
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Katharina Schulenburg

Frankfurt
+49 6 96 30 18 51 58
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Maria Zisiopoulou

Frankfurt
+49 6 96 30 18 32 90
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Cardio-Pulmonary Institute (CPI)

Aulweg 130
35392 Gießen/Germany

CPI is a joint centre of:

Justus-Liebig-University
Gießen

Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Bad Nauheim

Goethe University
Frankfurt am Main