European Co-operations

Next call

Autumn 2020

Application documents

Cardiovascular diseases are a global problem. The DZHK cooperates with researchers worldwide.

20XX, the DZHK has announced the first joint funding programme with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) totaling X million euros. The second call was launched in 2019 with the participation of the Dutch Heart Foundation (Hartstichting) as a third partner.

Scientists from Germany who work in a #DZHK partner site are eligible to apply.

These are the projects from the first call:

Project 1: “Genetic discovery-based targeting of the vascular interface in atherosclerosis”

German partners:
Prof. Jeanette Erdmann (coordinator), Universität zu Lübeck
Prof. Heribert Schunkert, German Heart Centre Munich
Prof. Christian Weber, LMU Munich

British partners:
Prof. Hugh Watkins (coordinator), University of Oxford
Prof. Shu Ye, University of Leicester
Prof. John Danesh, University of Cambridge

Project 2: “Spatially resolved cellular and molecular drivers of cardiac remodeling in healthy and failing hearts”

German partners:
Prof. Norbert Hübner (coordinator), Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
Prof. Thomas Eschenhagen, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Prof. Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and BIMSB

British partners:
Dr. Michela Noseda (coordinator), Imperial College London, National Heart and Lung Institute
Dr. Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Prof. Stuart Cook, Imperial College London, National Heart and Lung Institute