• 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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1st DZHK Conference on Translational Medicine

The DZHK is organizing an international conference on translational medicine for the first time. Experts from all over the world will discuss successful outcomes and new approaches in translating results from basic research into clinical practice.

Paper of the Month

February 2017

Platelet-localized FXI promotes a vascular coagulation-inflammatory circuit in arterial hypertension, Science Translational Medicine, Vol. 9, Issue 375, DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aah4923, DZHK authors: Kossmann, Lagrange, Jäckel, Jurk, Ehlken, Brandt, Li, Daiber, Reinhardt,...

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