Netherlands Heart Institute

Excellent science for better care
The Netherlands Heart Institute fosters excellent cardiovascular research on national and international level. We conduct basic science as well as clinical research. We aim to promote cooperation between university medical centres in the Netherlands and between scientists and the private sector.

The Netherlands Heart Institute encourages young, talented researchers and coaches them to the top. We are the platform for the next generation of excellent researchers.

1st Translational Research Meeting, 29-30 June 2017
1st Translational Research Meeting, 29-30 June 2017

The Netherlands Heart Institute is a unique cooperation of the cardiology departments of all eight university hospitals in the Netherlands. We cooperate closely with the Netherlands Heart Foundation an we are proud partner of DCVA.

Recent news

Human Cardiac Tissue available for Cardiovascular Research
The Heart Tissue Bank is a non-profit biobank that collects and stores biomaterial and clinical data of individuals with and without previously known cardiac diseases. All individuals aged ≥ 18 years that live in the Netherlands are eligible for inclusion as a potential future donor. Researchers all over the world can use the stored heart tissue and related clinical data for their research. First tissues are now available!

Call for Fellowships 2022
Netherlands Heart Institute with support of the Foundation 'Vrienden van de Cardiologie', opens the 2022 call for Fellowships.

Results of the Fellowship of Pieterjan Dierickx
In the past Pieterjan Dierickx received a Fellowship of the Netherlands Heart Institute. Pieterjan is proud to announce that the results are published in Nature Cardiovascular Research.

Anniversary Year for the NLHI in 2022 / Picture Competition
In 1972, the Netherlands Heart Institute was founded by Prof. Durrer. This means we will be celebrating 50 years existence in 2022! Inspired by the dutch television program ‘Het Perfecte Plaatje’, we are organizing a ‘NLHI Anniversary Perfect Picture’ contest in 2022.

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Netherlands Heart Institute is a proud member of the DCVA
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