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.



Karla Rubio receives Research Award of the German Society for Pneumology

July 30, 2020

Karla Rubio from Guillermo Barreto's research group at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim receives this year's Research Award of the German Society for Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine. The young scientist is being ...

Assembly within the tumor center

July 30, 2020

Both in the periphery and the center of lung tumors, characteristic accumulations of certain white blood cells, known as macrophages, are often found. In this case they are called tumor-associated macrophages. There are two populations with opposite ...

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