• 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

    Scientists at each DZHK partner site can provide their colleagues from other sites with scientific skills and laboratory methods wherever their work overlaps.

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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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16.09.2020 Research News >

Study accompanies corona patients with Hybrid Smartwatch

The study wants to find out whether unnecessary hospital stays can be avoided with the help of a Hybrid Smartwatch.

09.09.2020 Research News >

COVID-19: Increasing risk of thrombosis

Severe courses of COVID-19 are characterized by the occlusion of blood vessels in the lung, heart and kidney by activated immune cells and platelets.

01.09-2020 Research News >

ACE inhibitors also work with COVID-19

Blood pressure sending means have with COVID 19 patients the same effect as with not ill ones, found out a study of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

31.08.2020 Research News >

Atrial fibrillation: Rhythm-preserving therapy prevents complications

The EAST-AFNET 4 study provides new evidence on how atrial fibrillation can best be treated in the early phase.


Consultations for DZHK IT systems

Are you a user of our IT systems in clinical research and have problems, questions or need for training? Then join our regular video consultation hours (in German).

Next consultations: 25.09.2020, DZHK-Datenhaltung (secuTrial) and DZHK-BDMS (TrialConnect)


Why clinical research is important

Without clinical trials, there is no progress in medicine. Our new Youtube video explains why patient support is key to developing new treatments.

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