Awards and Grants

Archive

2011 to 2019

September 2020

Dr. Konstantin Stark (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) receives an ERC Starting Grant for his work on immunological mechanisms of recurrent thrombosis. The grant supports outstanding young researchers.

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Prof. Martin Halle

Prof. Martin Halle is the president of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) 2020-2022 and thus a member of the board of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Dr. Dario Bongiovanni (Klinikum rechts der Isar) wins the Young Investigator Award at the ESC Congress 2020 in the session "Thrombosis" with his presentation "The pro-thrombotic transcriptomic signature of reticulated platelets in patients with chronic coronary syndrome".

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August 2020

Prof. Konstantinos Stellos (Goethe University Frankfurt | Newcastle University, UK) is the winner of the ESC Outstanding Achievement Award 2020, which honours two basic researchers for outstanding achievements in the early stages of their careers at the ESC Congress.

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Prof. Stefanie Dimmeler (Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt) was awarded the gold medal at the ESC Congress 2020, which was held digitally. The ESC thus honors cardiologists for their outstanding achievements in medicine.

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PD Dipl. Ing. Sophie Van Linthout, PhD (BCRT, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin) is a new board member of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC. In the 2020-2022 legislature, she is one of two representatives of the "Basic Science Section".

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Prof. Michael Potente, formerly of the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim, has become a BIH professor with a focus on "Translational Vascular Biomedicine" at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) since August 2020.

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June 2020

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Diana Lindner (Universitäres Herz- und Gefäßzentrum Hamburg) receives 80.000 euros from the Deutsche Herzstiftung for the project „Kardiale Inflammation durch direkte Virusinfektion bei verstorbenen COVID-19 Patienten”.

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Dr. Leo Johannes Nicolai (LMU Klinikum der Universität München) receives support for his project „HEART Immunophenotyping in COVID-19 – Analyse von Blut-Leukozyten bei COVID-19 erkrankten Patienten mit KHK, Herzinsuffizienz, und kardiovaskulärem Risikoprofil” with a grant of 130.000 euros from the Deutsche Herzstiftung.

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Dr. Katharina Lechner (Deutsches Herzzentrum München) receives 53.900 euros from the Deutsche Herzstiftung for the project „Metabolisch-inflammatorischer Phänotyp und klinischer Verlauf bei COVID-19”.

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Dr. Sebastian Cremer (Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt) receives a grant for the project „Defining an immune cell signature of COVID-19 infections in patients with atherosclerosis". The project will be supported by the Deutsche Herzstiftung with 70.000 euros.

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Prof. Dr. Eike Nagel (Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt) receives 110.000 euros from the Deutsche Herzstiftung for the project „Erfassung der kardialen Herzbeteiligung in COVID-19 Überlebenden ”.

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May 2020

Prof. Gerd Hasenfuß (University Medical Center Göttingen) is the spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Centre 1002 "Modulatory Units in Heart Failure", which has been extended for another four years and is funded by the German Research Foundation with 14.6 million euros.

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Prof. Wolfram Hubertus Zimmermann (University Medical Center Göttingen) and four project partners are the second winner in the innovation competition "Organ replacement from the laboratory" with the IndiHEART project and receive 2 million euros from the BMBF.

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Prof. Lucie Carrier (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf) is the European coordinator of a research group that is receiving 6.5m euros from the Leducq Foundation within the Transatlantic Network of Excellence and is investigating the role of the cytoskeleton in heart failure.

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Prof. Florian Leuschner (Heidelberg University Hospital) is the European coordinator of a research group that is supported by the Leducq Foundation within the Transatlantic Network of Excellence. The team is investigating inflammation and fibrosis as hallmarks of heart failure.

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Prof. Wolfram Zimmermann (University Medical Center Göttingen) is the European coordinator of a research group supported by the Leducq Foundation within the Transatlantic Network of Excellence. The team is investigating genome editing for the treatment of heart failure.

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Prof. Dr. Hendrik Sager

Prof. Dr. Hendrik Sager (German Heart Centre Munich) will receive 300,000 euros from the Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung for the project "Alteration of the monocyte repertoire after myocardial infarction - novel mechanistic insights and therapeutic avenues".


April 2020

Julia Büschges

Julia Büschges (Robert Koch Institute) received the Young Investigator Award for her contribution on childhood cardiovascular risk factors, which she presented at the virtual ESC Preventive Cardiology Congress 2020.

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PD Dr. Thorsten Kessler (German Heart Centre Munich, Technical University of Munich) receives the Prevention Prize 2020 of the German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM).

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Prof. Thomas Wieland

In cooperation with Prof. Joachim Fischer (both Medical Faculty Mannheim), it was possible to raise 1.59 million euros from the state of Baden-Württemberg for the AMBIGOAL research project aimed at securing GP care in rural areas on the basis of innovative health centres.


February 2020

Prof. Johannes Backs

Prof. Johannes Backs (Heidelberg University Hospital) will receive 442,000 euros from the state of Baden-Württemberg for the project "Development of an 'indirect heart muscle cell test' (IHT) for the prediction of heart failure".

Prof. Jeanette Schulz-Menger

Prof. Jeanette Schulz-Menger (Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin) is honoured with the Gold Medal Award 2020 of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR).


January 2020

Prof. Jens Frahm

The physicist Prof. Jens Frahm (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry) is awarded the Werner von Siemens Ring of the foundation of the same name for his achievements. He has further developed MRI into a fast and thus clinically mature technology.

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Dr. Mahir Karakas

Dr. Mahir Karakas (University Heart and Vascular Centre Hamburg) will receive 4.7 million euros from the German Research Foundation. For the first time, aspirin and atorvastatin will be evaluated in a clinical study for the treatment of mild myocardial ischemia.

Prof. Renate Schnabel

Prof. Renate Schnabel (University Heart and Vascular Centre Hamburg) coordinates the AFFECT-EU project on screening for atrial fibrillation. Together with 26 international partners, she will receive 6 million euros from the EU's Horizon 2020 funding programme.

Prof. Tommaso Gori

Prof. Tommaso Gori (University Medical Center Mainz) received a prize money of 50,000 euros from the Mainz Heart Foundation for his research in the field of coronary heart disease.

Prof. Philipp Wild

Prof. Philipp Wild (University Medical Center Mainz) received a prize money of 200,000 euros from the Mainz Heart Foundation for the Gutenberg Health Study of which he is the director.