• 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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Translational Research Projects - apply now!

These projects are primarily focused on topics in late preclinical research.They comprise research work which immediately precedes the first application of new therapies or diagnostic methods in humans (first-in-man). Deadline: March 15, 2018

Paper of the Month

February 2018

Native T1 and ECV of Noninfarcted Myocardium and Outcome in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Feb 2018, 71 (7) 766-778. DZHK authors: Puntmann, Gebker, Kelle, Zitzmann, Herrmann, Zeiher, Nagel

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