• "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.

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  • 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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12.-13.06.2023 Event >

DZG Science & Career Day

Translational research needs interdisciplinary thinking and well-connected scientists. Young researchers from different disciplines will meet at the Science & Career Day of the DZG from 12 to 13 June 2023 in Berlin.

22.05.2023 News >

Collaborative Research Centre on Heart Research to be continued

Researchers from Munich and Frankfurt are investigating the role of non-coding RNA in cardiovascular diseases in the SFB "Non-coding RNA in the Cardiovascular System". The DFG has extended the funding by four years.

15.05.2023 Statement >

Life expectancy: Germany among the laggards in Western Europe

Current study sees reasons mainly in deficits in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Statement by DGK President Professor Holger Thiele.

11.05.2023 Research News >

Unhealthy environment causes cardiovascular disease – the exposome concept

The sum of all environmental stresses causes the majority of cardiovascular disease, says the exposome concept.

09.05.2023 Research News >

Predicting the risk of cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetes more accurately

Computerised cluster analyses offer opportunities to better assess risk in type 2 diabetes or individuals in different BMI categories.


Why clinical research is important

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