Diabetes and bone

Diabetes mellitus is a widespread metabolic disease, which disrupts the entire organism of patients. This also significantly affects bone health. The consequences are an increased risk of fractures and a worse healing of bone fractures. In order to investigate the connections between this metabolic disease and the bone system, the EU project „FIDELIO“ is running from 2019 to 2024. The European consortium, which is coordinated by scientists from the Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus of the TU Dresden, is funded by the EU with a total of 3.8 million euros. In this framework, 14 ambitious, creative young scientists are trained to tackle the future challenges of an aging society.

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Be introducted to the senior researchers and supervisors in FIDELIO, who are featured in the Research Lives and Cultures podcast series created by Sandrine Soubes.

Research Lives and Cultures podcast

Training events



ESRs report on the Critical Appraisal Training Course

by Ruolin Li (ERASMUS) and Sebastian Zanner (SDU)


The Critical Appraisal Training Course was hosted by Prof. Andrea Burden at ETH Zurich, Switzerland and had Prof. Stefan Weiler (ETH) as a guest speaker.

The workshop ran virtually over 3 days, focusing on “Critical appraisal in pharmacoepidemiology research literature”. The course was a

February 19th, 2021|

My new life in Dresden!

By Souad Daamouch, TUD

My name is Souad Daamouch and I am from the North-Est of France. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Pathophysiology and Personalized Medicine in Human Transplantation I had the great fortune to discover the FIDELIO program.

The process before coming to Dresden was exciting. We underwent several

November 16th, 2020|

Off to new adventures

By Ankita Duseja, USFD

I have always wanted to a build a career in clinical research. When I received this opportunity with FIDELIO, I was extremely excited to embark on my new journey. But this also meant having to move to a new city, making new friends, adjusting to a

November 12th, 2020|

Moving to another country – what’s it like?

By Malak Faraj, UCBM

After completing my Master’s degree in Biology, I had the opportunity to pursue my PhD in Rome. When I decided to study and work abroad, a lot of questions crossed my mind and I felt scared. It’s perfectly normal to have these feelings because making this

November 11th, 2020|
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