• Mission

    The most important goal of the DZHK is to make research findings available as quickly as possible to all patients in Germany and to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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  • Shared Expertise

    The scientists of the different DZHK partner sites provide their colleagues at other partner sites with scientific competences or laboratory methods in the context of at least bilateral projects.

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  • Clinical Studies

    DZHK-research focusses on clinical studies, registers and cohorts involving all 17 clinical site partners. Also non-DZHK-member-institutions include patients in DZHK-studies.

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Rotation grant -apply now!

Medical doctors that are members of the Young DZHK can apply for a Rotation Grant to be released from patient care for the period of one year in order to devote her/his time solely to a research project. The DZHK Rotation Grant will be put towards financing medical staff that will take on the fellow’s job of patient care. Next deadline: February 28, 2018.

Paper of the Month

January 2018

Inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase prevents diabetic retinopathy, Nature 552, pages 248–252. DOI:10.1038/nature25013. DZHK-Autoren: Hu, Dziumbla, Bibli, Zukunft, Frömel, Jungmann, Müller, Fleming

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Funded by the DZHK since january 2015: The Cardiological Competence Networks