• 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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04.05.2021 Portrait >

Daniela Panáková: How the heart gets its shape

The DZHK supports women in research during the particularly challenging phase of life when they are caring for children and at the same time laying the foundation for their academic careers. One of them is biologist Daniela Panáková.

29.04.2021 News >

New research building planned in Greifswald

Dementia, cardiovascular diseases and cancer in connection with demographic change will be researched under the joint roof. The DZHK site in Greifswald will also move into the new building.

15.04.2021 Interview >

"Biobanks can help you accelerate your career"

How data and samples from the DZHK collection can help your research - Dr Wesley Abplanalp talks about this in an interview.

14.04.2021 Research News >

Keep calm! How blood vessels are kept in check

Researchers want to understand how endothelial cells maintain their stable resting state. They have identified a type of "endothelial calming factor" that prevents new vessels from growing.

Further training >

Webinars on demand

Missed a webinar or workshop? Never mind: Most events are freely available as recordings. Some recordings are only accessible to people with DZHK status. Most of the events are in German.


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 consultation: 13 May 2021, Treuhandstelle


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.