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In a festive ceremony, Oliver Söhnlein, DZHK Professor for Vascular Immunotherapy at IPEK, was installed as Guest Professor of Inflammation Research at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Karolinska Institute is a leading medical university in Europe and Scandinavia's...

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Göttinger Herzforschern ist es erstmals gelungen, genetische Ursachen bei Patienten mit dem „Broken-Heart-Syndrom“ zu identifizieren. Veröffentlichung im „Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC)“.

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At this year's Young DZHK retreat in Rostock-Warnemünde young scientists present excellent science. The best were awarded with performance and poster prizes in the amount of 250 Euros.

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In the largest transcriptome study to date, an international research team analysed the RNA of transplanted hearts and discovered a number of new risk factors for dilated cardiomyopathy and other heart conditions which could thus be recognised more easily in future.

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A new clinical study on the early detection of atrial fibrillation at home is starting at the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). This cardiac arrhythmia is responsible for a quarter of all strokes; and yet the risk of patients with atrial fibrillation having a...

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Insufficiency (leakage) of the mitral valve in the left side of the heart can also lead to tricuspid valve insufficiency in the right side of the heart. Should both valves be treated in one operation if the tricuspid valve is only mildly or moderately damaged? This is disputed,...

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The German Council of Science and Humanities has given the German Centers for Health Research (DZG) a positive assessment in recognition of the DZG’s outstanding achievements. According to the Council, the DZG are a suitable model to promote translational research in specific...

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DZHK professor Oliver Soehnlein from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München recently received two awards for his scientific achievements.

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Prof. Holger Gerhardt of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and an international team of collaborators receive a $6 million grant from the Fondation Leducq.

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In the gut of patients with heart failure, important groups of bacteria are found less frequently and the gut flora is not as diverse as in healthy individuals. Data obtained by scientists of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) provide valuable points of...

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