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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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People with an altered release of the stress hormone cortisol have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Researchers reported this in the journal Psychoneuroimmunology. According to the study, it is essential to assess the risk by looking at the daily profile of...

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Atherosclerosis and the resulting secondary diseases, coronary heart disease (CHD) and myocardial infarction (MI) are the leading causes of death worldwide. Despite intensive research, it is still unclear why this disease can be inherited. Under the leadership of Prof. Dr....

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At its spring meetings, the German Science Council rated the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Control (CCDC) proposed by the Mannheim Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University as "very good to outstanding" and recommended it for funding. The research building at the DZHK partner...

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LMU scientists have been able to demonstrate for the first time that nerve signals are exchanged between arteries and the brain in atherosclerosis.

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