Alexander Bartelt

Alexander Bartelt, PhD

Professor of Cardiovascular Metabolism
Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich


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Alexander Bartelt is the Professor of Cardiovascular Metabolism at the Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. He received his Diploma in Biochemistry in 2007 and his PhD in 2010 from University of Hamburg, Germany with honors. After his postdoctoral training at Harvard University, USA he started as a principal investigator in Munich in 2018. The Bartelt lab is dedicated to understanding the basic principles of metabolic adaptation as well as the molecular pathology of cardiometabolic diseases. One primary scientific focus of the lab is the interplay of proteostasis, inflammation and cellular stress resistance and this research is currently supported by the European Research Council ERC, the German Center for Cardiovascular Research DZHK, the German Research Foundation DFG. Over the years, Dr. Bartelt’s contributions have been recognized by national and international awards, fellowships and honors.