Thrombo-inflammation in cardiovascular disease (TICARDIO)

An international, interdisciplinary joint doctoral degree program, as part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie
Innovative Training Networks within Horizon 2020.

  • Cutting-edge research in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Collaborative projects including interaction with non-academic sector
  • 15 fully funded PhD-student positions available
  • All positions are filled



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 813409.

Program themes:

Thrombo-inflammation, multicellular interactions (endothelium, leukocytes, vessel wall), mechanistic linkages (coagulation, platelets, signaling), multi-omics approaches (genomics, proteomics, RNA diagnostics, biomarker validation)



SAVE THE DATE: TICARDIO Conference in Maastricht 23-25.03.2022

We are very happy to announce the 2nd TICARDIO Conference which is jointly organised with …
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A chat with a doctoral scientist – TICARDIO on the Science Sofa

Trisha and Anxhela, both Early Stage Researchers, presented TICARDIO at the Science Fair in Mainz. …
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TICARDIO will train the next generation of biomedical researchers in excellent laboratories of major multidisciplinary research hubs at the Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (CTH) of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Medical Center Mainz (DE), the School for Cardiovascular Diseases (CARIM) of Maastricht University (NL), the Center for Cardiovascular and Nutition Research (C2VN) at Aix-Marseille Université in Marseille (FR), and the Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS - e.V. in Dortmund (DE).

Locations - CTH


The Center for Thrombosis and Hemosasis (CTH) is located in the city of Mainz – a city on the Rhine with a culture and history going back over 2000 years.

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Locations - CARIM


The School for Cardiovascular Diseases (CARIM) is located at the University of Maastricht with its vibrant and international student life.

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Locations - C2VN


The Center for Cardiovascular and Nutition Research (C2VN) is located at the Université d’Aix-Marseille, the largest francophone university with roots going back to 1409.

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Locations - ISAS


The Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS - e.V. is a 60-year-old non-profit making research institute, located in Dortmund and is part of the German Leibniz society.

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Participating Beneficiaries:

Aix-Marseille Universite

Participating Partner Organizations: