Press releases

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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Scientific know-how and skills of external partners are sought after in the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). Therefore it is now possible for scientists and institutions which are non-members of the DZHK to offer their specific methods or laboratory procedures...

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In the future, The German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) will cooperate with the Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects and the Competence Network on Atrial Fibrillation. Parts of the scientific infrastructures of the two competence networks are planned to be...

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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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Grand Opening on 10 May 2012 in Berlin – Research Activities Launched – Logo Selected – Main Office Opened

The German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) is up and running. 140 scientists at 26 research institutions across Germany are pooling their resources and developing...

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