• 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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7th DZHK Retreat

We are again looking forward to science, strategic discussions and socializing at the annual DZHK Retreat on 12-14 September 2019. Scientists from all seven DZHK partner sites will meet for exchange and networking.

Registration ends on July 21st.

Paper of the Month

June 2019

The Translational Landscape of the Human Heart. Cell. DZHK authors: van Heesch, Schulz, Faber, Mücke, Diecke, Knosalla, Linke, Rajewsky, Hübner

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