1992 …2022

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Professor Görlach (b. 1964) explores the biology of oxygen. She investigates the role of hypoxia, reactive oxygen species and oxidative stress in the developing and adult organism. She studies their impact on the pathogenesis of cardiovascular, inflammatory and tumor diseases and translates this into diagnostic and therapeutic options.

Professor Görlach studied medicine in Munich and Bochum, and business administration in Augsburg and Hagen. She completed her doctoral thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology in Dortmund. Following research at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, USA and at the University of Zurich, she acquired her postdoctoral teaching qualification in physiology in 2001 at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt. She subsequently took on the leadership of the Department for Experimental Paediatric Cardiology at the German Heart Centre Munich at TUM. She was guest professor at University of Aix-Marseilles (2009) and has been Principal investigator of the German Center of Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) since 2011. Since 2009, she has been professor for experimental and molecular pediatric cardiology at TUM.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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