28.03.2022 by Ludwig Boltzmann

Dr. Younes Aftabi is awarded an Austrian Academy of Sciences’ JESH Grant for his research visit at LBI LVR

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, situated at the Medical University of Graz, is happy to welcome Dr. Younes Aftabi as a visiting scientist within the framework of Austrian Academy of Sciences’ Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities (JESH) program.

JESH program promotes cooperation between outstanding young researchers from abroad and scholars in Austria. Dr. Aftabi is coming from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, in Tabriz, Iran and is investigating molecular pathways perturbed in chronic lung diseases, with a special interest in molecular consequences of genetic variations. Dr. Aftabi will be working closely for the next six months with Prof. Grazyna Kwapiszewska and Dr. Slaven Crnkovic investigating the potential role of a novel nuclear receptor in pulmonary vascular disease.