• 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

    Scientists at each DZHK partner site can provide their colleagues from other sites with scientific skills and laboratory methods wherever their work overlaps.

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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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01.03.2021 LIVE STREAM >

Online training from the Charité Berlin

Focus: Long COVID: Late effects of the pandemic | with Prof. Carmen Scheibenbogen, Head of the Immunodeficiency Outpatient Clinic of the Charité Berlin | Monday, 1 March 2021 (in German)

01.03.2021 Research News >

A weak heart makes a suffering brain

People with heart problems have an increased risk of dementia. A study provides the first indications of the molecular processes that contribute to this and shows starting points for therapy.

01.03.2021 Research News >

The interplay of inflammation and fibrosis after myocardial infarction

Researchers are investigating how the body's own immune system can help improve self-healing after a heart attack. The Leducq Foundation is giving 6.5 million US dollars for this.

Forschungsnews >

Wearable heart monitor detects atrial fibrillation at an early stage

A small, wearable heart monitor can detect atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients ten times more frequently than standard tests. This is the result of a new trans-Atlantic study involving researchers from Canada and Germany.

24.02.2021 Research News >

Specific diagnosis and therapy for children with heart failure

A molecular fingerprint of the small heart failure patients could enable more specific therapies in the future.

2020 Further training >

Webinars on demand

Missed a webinar or workshop? Never mind: Most events are freely available as recordings. Some recordings are only accessible to people with DZHK status. Most of the events are in German.


Consultations for DZHK IT systems

Are you a user of our IT systems in clinical research and have problems, questions or need for training? Then join our regular video consultation hours (in German).

Next consultations: 04.03.2021, Treuhandstelle