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The publication by PD Dr Alessio Alogna from the Deutsches Herzzentrum der Charité Berlin on nano-in-microtechnology from the lungs to the heart was named DZHK Paper of the Month February 2024.

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The Goethe University is strengthening its research and teaching on artificial intelligence: DZHK scientist Prof Dr Marcel H. Schulz, previously Junior Professor of Computational Biology at the Goethe University, is taking up a professorship for artificial intelligence in genome...

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Researchers at Deutsches Herzzentrum der Charité led by study director and DZHK scientist PD Dr Felix Hohendanner, in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic in the USA, are conducting a new study to find out how patients with advanced heart failure can be monitored telemedically via...

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Endothelial cells of the smallest vessels are proving to be a promising therapeutic target for organ fibrosis.

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Researchers at the University Medical Center Mainz led by DZHK scientist Dr Tilman Emrich have shown that a new type of computer tomography (CT) with a so-called photon counting detector (PCD-CT) can improve the assessment of coronary heart disease. Ultra-high-resolution PCD-CT...

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Taking testosterone may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation in individuals with an existing predisposition.

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The German Centers for Health Research (DZG), to which the DZHK belongs, support the statement of the Alliance of Science Organisations. The DZG endorse the Alliance's commitment to an open society and a strong democracy, against intolerance and xenophobia. Diversity is an...

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Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) can lead to serious cardiovascular disease at a young age if left untreated. The "VRONI in the North" study in Lower Saxony offers early detection and counselling for 5 to 14-year-old children with FH and their families. The project, under the...

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In a study funded by the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital are investigating whether an anti-inflammatory drug can alleviate myocardial damage in broken heart syndrome for the first time.

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A team led by LMU researchers and DZHK-PI Christian Weber and Yvonne Döring has demonstrated new mechanisms that are involved in the development of inflammatory cardiovascular diseases.

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