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.

Please contact one of the members of the board if you want to discuss opportunities for cardiovascular science in the Netherlands or abroad: Pieter Doevendans, Dirk Jan Duncker or Jan Weijers.

Recent news

Isabelle van Gelder on the RACE studies
Professor in Cardiology Isabelle van Gelder was interviewed in 'De Cardioloog' about the RACE studies. These studies into AF were conducted in cooperation with the Netherlands Heart Institute and before the ICIN.

VIDI for Rik Vos
Rik Vos, board member of Young@Heart, has obtained a VIDI grant with this proposal “Cardiac 3D re-perfusion imaging - QUANTO”. Many congratulations from the Netherlands Heart Institute.

Call for Posters
During the 2nd Translational Research Meeting (28-29 June) there is an opportunity to present your poster. You get the opportunity to present your work to all the key leaders in cardiovascular research. You also get the chance to win prizes of €1000, €500 and €250.

Scientific session "Promoting transparency in preclinical research"
In the afternoon of Wednesday April 11th, the Netherlands Heart Institute hosted a scientific session on "Promoting transparency in preclinical research". The well attended session consisted of presentations and a open discussion, with speakers and participants from Tilburg University, Radboud MC, UMCU, DANS, VUmc, KNAW, NHI, ZonMW, and the Dutch Heart Foundation.

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