• 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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Baltic Sea Retreat in Warnemünde

The DZHK is holding its 5th annual retreat on September 14-16, 2017. This time we're making our way up north to Warnemünde and are looking forward to exciting talks, vivid discussions and the breezy Baltic Sea.

DZHK makes possible what patients need

Professor Stefanie Dimmeler explains, how The German Center for Cardiovascular Disease (DZHK) brings scientifically innovative concepts to the patients's bed.

Paper of the Month

May 2017

Functional Characterization of the GUCY1A3 Coronary Artery Disease Risk Locus, Circulation, doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.024152, DZHK-Autoren: Kessler, Wobst, Wolf, Vilne, Dang, Sager, Kastrati, Erdmann, Kaiser, Schunkert

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