Dr. Romy Hribal
+49 30 3465 529-04

Workshop series with the German Society of Cardiology (DGK)

The joint education programme for young scientists with the DGK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie) "Grundlagen der Herz-Kreislauf-Forschung" imparts fundamentals and practical knowledge. The aim is to train and network the young scientists of the DZHK and the DGK. The programme comprises 14 workshops, which will take place in the period 2020-2024.

Spring: Workshop at the DGK annual conference

3/4/2024, Mannheim: Arterial hypertension/pulmonary hypertension

Part I:
> Molecular mechanisms of arterial hypertension
> Animal models of arterial hypertension

Part II:
> Molecular mechanisms of pulmonary hypertension
> Differential diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension

Participation is open to persons who register for the DGK Annual Meeting.
Flyer (in German)

We will provide information on each workshop as soon as the exact dates are known and registration is possible:

Spring > Workshop at the DGK Annual Conference
Summer > online workshop
Autumn > Workshop at the DGK Heart Days

Topics 2020-2024

Imaging of the myocardium and myocardial function | Vascular biology | Stem cell biology | Heart failure - mechanisms | Methods in basic cardiovascular research | Drug development | Basic mechanisms of cell biology | Formalities and soft skills | Animal models | Ca²+ and arrhythmia | Ischaemia/reperfusion | Cardiovascular developmental biology | Arterial/pulmonary hypertension | Artificial intelligence - digital medicine


Workshops with the German Centers for Health Research

DZG Lunchtime Career Talks

Joint online seminar series of the German Centers for Health Research (DZG): Role models share the experiences they made while following their individual career paths in scientific research, as clinician scientists, in industry or as science managers. Free of charge for all young scientists who belong to one of the DZG.

Dr Katharina Scherschel
Dr Maria Julia Scerbo
Clinical trial management academia vs industry
26 March 2024, 1-2 pm, online

Dr. Katharina Scherschel is biologist by training. After a PhD and postdoctoral studies, she is now since 2020  coordinator for clinicial and translational research on arrhythmias at the Division of Cardiology at the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf. She also leads a junior research group at the Institute of Neural and Sensory Physiology at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

Dr. Maria Julia Scerbo is a chemist by training. After her PhD at the university in Cordoba she completed several postdoc stays at the university of Madrid, Strasbourg as well as at Helmholtz Munich. Since 2022 she is working in the field of clinical trial management. Her current position is clinical operations manager at Heads – a CRO specialized in hemato-oncology (Contract Research Organisation or Clinical Research Organisation, also known in German as Auftragsforschungsinstitut).


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Former Workshops

DZG Lunch Time Career Talks


#15 | December: How to start your own research group in academia

#14 | September: Career paths in regulatory science

#13 | May: Working as a Clinician Scientist

#12 | February: Working as a Scientist in Industry


#11 | November: How funding programs support you in your academic career

#10 | October: Das Clinician Scientist Netzwerk
#09 | June: Founding and Working in a Start-Up

#08 | February: Working in a Core Facility Mehr Information


#07 | November: Working in Science Communication

#06 | September: Working as a Scientist in a Government Agency

#05 | July: Working as a Medical Scientist

#04 | June: Working as a Clinican Scientist  


#02 | May: Dr. Nuno Guimaraes Camboa - Als akademischer Wissenschaftler nach Deutschland

#01 | April

Further Workshops


October: Epigenetic Techniques

February/March: Translating Science into Clinical Practice (6 webinar dates)


Science Communication


Nature: How to write a paper?


Planning and designing of a good clinical trial

Planning and designing of biosample collections