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The German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) issues its first call for Junior Research Group Leaders. 

Young investigators working around the world in the field of cardiovascular research are invited to apply. Your research topic should fit in with the strategy of the...

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Prof. Dr. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek has been honored with an honorary doctorate from the Medical University of Innsbruck (Austria) on 25th October 2014 for her outstanding achievements in the field of gender medicine.

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The safety of new drugs cannot be predicted without the use of animal testing, yet. Researchers at the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) in collaboration with colleagues from Great Britain and the Netherlands want to investigate whether artificial heart tissue can...

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Stefan Hell of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 for the invention of ultra-high resolution fluorescence microscopy. His method allows researchers to look into the molecular interior of cells and to...

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Basierend auf der Datenbank des Web of Science hat das Laborjournal (10/2014) für die Jahre 2008-2012 eine Publikationsanalyse zur Kategorie „Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems“ durchgeführt. Das Ergebnis ist erfreulich: Insgesamt gehören im besagten Zeitraum 17 DZHK-PI und drei...

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Several research institutions in Berlin have jointly succeeded in attracting the angiogenesis specialist Dr. Holger Gerhardt to the capital city. Since the beginning of September he is research group leader at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and at the Berlin...

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The impact of the environment on our genetic makeup has long been a topic of discussion among researchers. Now a European consortium (EURATRANS) headed by DZHK-PI Professor Norbert Hübner of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch has taken the opposite...

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They are doctors, scientists and science managers - and the participants of the DZHK Mentoring Programme, which was launched in early March with a three-day workshop. The programme's goal is to get junior cardiovascular researchers ready for taking on leadership roles. It...

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Starting with a severely affected family, a research team led by Jeanette Erdmann, Christian Hengstenberg and Heribert Schunkert (Institut für Integrative und Experimentelle Genomik, University of Lübeck and Deutsches Herzzentrum München) identified a novel mechanism leading to...

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An international team of scientists, among them scientists of the DZHK, discovered an important fundamental process in hearts from patients with advanced heart failure, allowing a better understanding of the origin of this disease. Previously, it was already noted that...

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