More than 100 international researchers, physicians and technicians from four different university institutes and hospitals (Department of Pediatrics, Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Pharmacology) and four different EMBL Units (Directors’ Research, Genome Biology and Structural, Computational Biology and Cell Biology and Biophysics) work in eight groups on important molecular medicine topics.

Members: Diseases of mRNA metabolism
(Blood Diseases)
Group Leaders: Matthias Hentze and Andreas Kulozik

Members: Chronik Kidney Disease
(Chronik Kidney Disease)
Group Leaders: Christoph Merten, Rainer Pepperkok and Julio Saez-Rodriguez

Members: Chronic Pain and Homeostasis
(Chronic Pain and Homeostasis)
Group Leaders: Theodore Alexandrov, Robert Prevedel, Rohini Kuner and Jan Siemens

Members: Heart Development and Diseases
(Heart Development and Diseases)
Group Leaders: Eileen Furlong and Johannes Backs

Members: Iron homeostasis in health and disease
(Iron Homeostasis)
Group Leaders: Matthias Hentze and Martina Muckenthaler

Members: Molecular Pediatric Oncology
(Molecular Pediatric Oncology)
Group Leaders: Jan Korbel and Andreas Kulozik

Members: Stem Cell–Niche Networks in Ageing and Disease
(Stem Cell–Niche Networks)
Group Leaders: Judith Zaugg and Caroline Pabst, Anthony D. Ho, Carsten Müller–Tidow

Members: Systems Medicine of Cancer Drugs
(Systems Medicine of Cancer Drugs)
Group Leaders: Wolfgang Huber and Sascha Dietrich