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

Einthoven Prizes
During the Congress of the NVVC on 16 and 17 April, the NVVC-NL-HI Einthoven Dissertation prizes will be awarded at the location of the Conference Center Leeuwenhorst in Noordwijkerhout. Anyone who got his/her doctoral degree in 2019 in the Netherlands on a cardiovascular topic may compete for this prize. When you have completed a PhD thesis in 2019, please consider competing for the illustrious prizes. In case you know PhDs who are eligible for these prizes, please draw their attention to it.

The Orchestra of Dutch Cardiology
In 2020, the European Cardiology Congress of the ESC will take place in Amsterdam. Following the example of 2013, WCN and NVVC have decided to organize a concert in the Concertgebouw again.

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.

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Netherlands Heart Institute is a proud member of the DCVA
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