Researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital together with a team of international researchers demonstrate a positive effect of physical activity on the generation of new heart muscle cells in older hearts in an animal model / Molecular analyses provide information on the...

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Cardiomyopathy is not a uniform disease. Rather, individual genetic defects lead to heart failure in different ways, an international consortium reports in “Science”. MDC researcher Norbert Hübner is one of the senior authors.

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Many diseases progress differently in women and men. There are often differences in the way they develop. This also applies to cardiovascular diseases. The reason for this has not yet been clarified. Dr. Daniel Andergassen suspects that part of the answer lies in the sex...

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Zebrafish can regenerate heart muscle tissue after injury. Connective tissue cells play an important role in the process by temporarily entering an activated cell state. This is reported by a research team led by the two DZHK scientists Jan Philipp Junker and Daniela Panáková...

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The members of the Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects elected Professor Anselm Uebing as the new chairman of the board at the end of June. Uebing heads the Department of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology at Kiel University (CAU) and is now...

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Blood vessels must adapt their growth to the nutrients available in their surroundings so that they can keep organs adequately supplied. A team led by Michael Potente has identified two proteins that are important for this process and published their findings in Nature...

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The University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) is now one of eleven partners in the TRAIN network. Biomedical research institutions from Lower Saxony have joined forces in the network. The goal of the Translational Alliance in Lower Saxony - TRAIN for short - is to better bundle...

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The German Research Foundation funds two new Collaborative Research Centers on cardiovascular research led by DZHK partner institutions in Frankfurt and Heidelberg. Another Collaborative Research Center (SFB) at the DZHK site in Munich was extended.

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DZHK researcher at the German Heart Center Berlin investigates disease mechanisms of myocardial inflammation in children - supported by Gerd Killian project funding from the Heart Foundation.

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Four of six German Centres for Health Research (DZG) celebrated their tenth anniversary today with a ceremony in Berlin and around 300 guests from the worlds of politics and science. Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger, Hessian Science Minister Angela Dorn, Berlin...

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