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

Change of the board of the Netherlands Heart Institute
After almost four years, Dirk Jan Duncker said farewell to his position as board member of the Netherlands Heart Institute. Dirk Jan was involved in setting up the Dutch CardioVascular Alliance (DCVA) and also very concerned with our institute. We would like to thank Dirk Jan for his effort and we wish him all the best in his new role as ambassador of the Netherlands Heart Institute.

In Memoriam: Jan Weijers
Jan Weijers, member of our board, manager, colleague, jack of all trades, drinking buddy to many, died September 8th, 2019 at the age of 53. Surrounded by his loved ones, he finally had to give up the battle he could not win. Chemotherapy did not cure the metastasized colon cancer.

Successful 3rd Translational Research Meeting
On 27 and 28 June the Netherlands Heart Institute organised the 3rd Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting. The central theme this year was “The future belongs to the young”. The congress was well visited with around 350 people that attended.

Workshop "Video Production with your Smartphone"
Do you want to make a short video during the 3rd Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting and learn how that can be done by using your own smartphone? You get the chance to do this in the workshop "Video Production with your Smartphone".

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Netherlands Heart Institute is a proud member of the DCVA
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