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The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 47 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with approximately 10.000 employees.
The Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology offers a position as a

PhD student (m/f) in the area
"Immunopathogenesis of Multiple
Sclerosis" 65%

The planned project will be performed in the lab of Mr. Prof. Dr. Edgar Meinl and aims at under­standing the role of B cells in neuroinflammation with a focus on the BAFF-APRIL system. Recent publications from our lab related to this area of research: J. Immunol. 2015, 194:542-552, Nat. Commun. 2015, 6:7333. J. Immunol. 2017, 198:3081-3088. Reviews: Nat. Rev. Neurol. 2012, 8:613-623; Lancet Neurol. 2016, 15:317-331.
Your Profile:
Candidates should hold a Master degree in Biology, Chemistry, Immunology or a related subject. The position could also be filled by a highly motivated MD interested in basic research aiming to obtain a PhD.
The Position:
The position will be in intensive scientific exchange with experts from the following consortia which provide funding for our lab: SFB TR128 "multiple sclerosis", the German Clinical Competence network for multiple sclerosis, the SyNergy cluster, and Centers of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (COEN).
Individuals of all nationalities, genders, ages, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We give priority to applicants with a disability and essentially equal qualifications. Presentation costs can’t be refunded.
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Applicants should submit their complete application documents (including CV, motivation letter within a single PDF file) via email to Mr. Prof. Dr. Edgar Meinl.
Klinikum der Universität München
Institut für Klinische Neuroimmunologie und Biomedizinisches Zentrum
Grosshaderner Strasse 9
82152 Martinsried near Munich, Germany
email: edgar.meinl@med.uni-muenchen.de