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  • 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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Call Junior Research Group

The DZHK encourages qualified and talented young scientists and offers the possibility to apply for a position as a junior research group leader in cardiovascular research.

Scientists can apply up to six years after obtaining their doctorate, medical doctors with a doctorate and licence to practice medicine up to eight years after passing the state examination.


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.

Paper of the Month

July 2017

Long Noncoding RNA MANTIS Facilitates Endothelial Angiogenic Function Circulation. 2017; 136:65-79. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.026991, DZHK authors: Leisegang, Fork, Josipovic, Hu, Epah, Hofmann, Moll, Maegdefessel, Plate, Stellos, Wittig, Boon, Dimmeler, Brandes

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