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Atherosclerosis, an inflammatory reaction, is at the root of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease. DZHK researchers from Munich have now identified a microRNA that plays a prominent role in the process, and offers a promising target for new therapies. ...

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First time worldwide: DZHK researcher Prof. Dr. Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann and a research team at the University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany, grow heart repair tissue using stem cells from unfertilized oocytes. The concept was first shown in mice and advantages were...

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DZHK researcher Prof. Christian Weber and other researchers from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich have, for the first time, elucidated how cells that promote the development of atherosclerosis find their way to the blood vessel wall, where they stimulate the formation of...

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They come from universities, industry and research institutes in the U.S. and Europe and are leading experts in cardiovascular research: The Scientific Advisory Board of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) convened in the head office in Berlin at the beginning of...

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When should patients with heart failure receive a cardiac support system? Can a drug against hepatitis B also help patients with inflammatory heart disease? Starting in 2013, scientists of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) want to conduct clinical trials to...

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Already on 20th of April 2012 the prices were handed over to Professor Martin Borgrefe, director of the 1. Medical Clinic, and Professor Dobromir Dobrev, director of the Department of Experimental Cardiology - both from the University Medicine Mannheim. Both professors have been...

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Main themes of this innovation forum are the questions how to expedite the translation of the research results into clinical praxis and what kind of possibilities exist in the collaboration with physicians and the industry.

The German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK)...

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The objectives of the scientists at the University Medicine Göttingen are new procedures for more effective treatments of congestive heart failure. Therefore they examine selected signal pathways between different cells in the heart, as well as the...

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