• "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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19.04.2024 Scientific News >

Cell biology: Molecular code stimulates pioneer cells to build blood vessels in the body

The findings of the Karlsruhe team were published in the journal Nature Communications and could open up new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of ischaemic cardiovascular diseases.

Research funding >

DZG Innovation Fund 2025/2026: Inter-Organ Metabolomics

The German Centers for Health Research (DZG) have launched a programme that enables interdisciplinary research into diseases. Submit your expression of interest by 15 May 2024!

15.04.2024 News >

Alessandra Moretti receives ERC Advanced Grant

Alessandra Moretti from the DZHK partner site in Munich is using organoids to find new ways to repair the human heart. She has been awarded one of the grants, which are worth up to 2.5 million euros.

13.04.2024 Scientific News >

Biomolecules for the prediction of cardiovascular complications

The results of a sub-study of the EAST - AFNET 4 study show: Based on 13 precisely quantified biomarkers, conclusions could be drawn about metabolic disorders, cardiac stress and inflammation, among other things.

12.04.2024 News >

Congratulations to the award winners of the 90th Annual Meeting of the DGK!

DZHK board member Steffen Massberg was awarded the prestigious Paul Morawitz Prize. A total of 20 DZHK researchers were honoured in Mannheim.

09.04.2024 News >

AFNET/EHRA experts publish position paper

Five recommendations were developed after two days of discussion and are intended to help patients with atrial fibrillation to improve their quality of life.


Why clinical research is important

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