Laboratory of Vascular Biology


Welcome to the Group of Vascular Biology at Institute of Physiology

Rue du Musée 5, CH-1700 Fribourg.



New! Congratulations to Ji Huang (PhD student) who received Prize for the best poster presentation at FEPS-Meeting, Vienna, Austria, September 13-15, 2017.

New! Our new research work by Xiong et al., was in the news.

New! Our article is among the top 10% most cited PLOS ONE articles.

New! Congratulations to Mrs. Cuicui ZHU for her successful PhD thesis defense on June 2, 2017 !

Research Interest

New! Arginase-II Deficiency Extends Lifespan in Mice.

New! Adventitia and perivascular adipose tissue – the integral unit in vascular disease (Chapter 20).

New!  Arginase-II promotes tumor necrosis factor-α release from pancreatic acinar cells causing β-cell apoptosis in aging.



Ex Collaborators





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Zhihong Yang

Xiu-Fen Ming

Jean Ruffieux

Yuyan Xiong

Yi Yu

Ji Huang

Diogo Ladeiras Ren Zhihong Prakash Arullampalam
Xiujie Liang