Departments and Research Groups

In four departments and a varying number of independent research groups, our international team of scientists conducts research in the fields of heart, blood vessels, lung and other organ systems.

Scientific Service Groups

Scientific service groups with experts in genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and imaging are part of the institute's research teams.

Your career at the MPI

On the Career's page you will find interesting information about doctoral programs, training, and other offers of the Institute.


EU funds research on genetic defects at the Max Planck Institute

April 27, 2021

Didier Stainier, director at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim, Germany, will receive 2.5 million euros from the European Research Council (ERC) over the next five years to study genetic processes by which cells ...

Animal studies in basic research - facing a a high degree of responsibility

April 24, 2021

We are taking the World Day of Laboratory Animal as an opportunity to provide information on this topic. This is a controversial topic on which we would like to let the Institute's employees who work closest to the animals - our veterinarians and ...

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