• 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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Elevating Science: Clinical studies – News career paths for young scientists

In the second part of our series "Elevating Science" Professor Frank Edelmann, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, explains the engagements of the German Center for Cardiovascular Research to provide optimal structures for young scientists. 

Paper of the Month

January 2017

Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase-C Suppresses cAMP Formation in Human Heart Failure, Circulation, 2016; CIRCULATIONAHA.116.022852, DZHK authors: Nikolaev, Würtz, Voigt, Müller, Meder, Katus, Vettel, Lehmann, Backs, Lutz, Wieland

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