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Herbert Stangl
a.o. Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Herbert StanglHead of Department

Center for Pathobiochemistry and Genetics (Institute of Medical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry)
Position: Associate Professor

T +43 1 40160 38023
herbert.stangl@meduniwien.ac.at

Further Information

Keywords

Cholesterol, HDL; Cholesterol, LDL

Research group(s)

  • Lipoprotein Metabolism

Research interests

Lipoprotein metabolism: Transfer of cholesterol between lipoproteins and cells, in particular reverse cholesterol transport by HDL. Cellular HDL particle uptake and resecretion, the signaling behavior of HDL and their physiological relevance.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

Diverse basic molecular and cellular biology techniques, immunological and functional assays, subcellular fractionation, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, lipoprotein isolation, profiling and labeling, gas- and thinlayer-chromotography for lipid analysis

Grants

  • Trafficking of HDL and its lipids in mouse models (2010)
    Source of Funding: FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Stand-Alone Projects
    Principal Investigator
  • Physiological relevance of HDL uptake and resecretion (2007)
    Source of Funding: FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Stand-Alone Projects
    Principal Investigator
  • Characterization of HDL-cholesterol uptake in cells by a novel mechanism (2003)
    Source of Funding: FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Stand-Alone Projects
    Principal Investigator