• 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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13.11.2020 Training >

Online workshops on cardiovascular research

DZHK scientists discuss the latest research results once a month| Next event: Friday, 13.11.2020, 16-17 h | Participation only with DZHK status

23.10.2020 Research News >

Enlarge blood vessels quickly and specifically

Fast help for acute heart attacks: A research team wants to use a new mechanism to expand the diameter of the arteries so that they allow more blood to pass locally.

30.09.2020 Research News >

Better understanding the human heart cell by cell

Human Heart Cell Atlas shows heart cell types, subtypes and blood vessel cells in a new level of detail. Around half a million individual cells and cell nuclei of the human heart have been analysed.


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: 30.10.2020, DZHK-Datenhaltung (secuTrial)


Why clinical research is important

Without clinical trials, there is no progress in medicine. Our new Youtube video explains why patient support is key to developing new treatments.

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