• 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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Clinical data and biomaterials

The DZHK collection of data and biomaterials is available to scientists worldwide. Get an overview of the collection. Use the Feasibility Explorer.

Paper of the Month

July 2018

Chrono-pharmacological targeting of the CCL2-CCR2 axis ameliorates atherosclerosis. Cell Metabolism (2018), DZHK authors: Winter, Silvestre-Roig, Ortega-Gomez, Schumski, Drechsler, Immler, Sperandio, Zeller, Weber, Viola, Soehnlein

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