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)


Position paper from the Maastricht Conference accepted for publication

The Position Paper of the 4th Maastricht Consensus Conference on Thrombosis has recently been accepted …
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SAVE THE DATE: TICARDIO Training + Conference in Marseille 13.03.-17.03.2023

We are very happy to announce the final TICARDIO Conference, which will take place from …
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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: