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

Young talent symposium: At the heart of the genomics revolution
We would like to draw your attention to the symposium that is being organised in the setting of the Young Talent Program of the PREDICT and CONCORgenes consortia. The symposium will focus on the genetics of cardiovascular traits.

Success for RACE III study
The RACE III study showed that patients with AF and HF treated aggressively for AF risk factors in an early staged developed better sinus rhythm and less permanent AF than patients given the conventional treatment.

Call for proposals: Fellowship 2017 ‘cure PLN disease by gene-editing’
The Fellowship gives promising young researchers from the Netherlands the opportunity to work for a period of at least six months in an international top quality academic centre anywhere in the world to gather skills or knowledge that will help cure PLN disease by gene-editing. Grant consists of 50.000 Euro/ year. Deadline Monday October 2nd, 2017.

Cardiologen fietsen voor onderzoeksbudget erfelijke hartspierziekte PLN
Negen cardiologen fietsen zaterdag 19 augustus vanuit Maastricht 1600 km naar het European Society of Cardiology congres in Barcelona. Met de opbrengst van hun bijzondere prestatie financieren zij onderzoek naar de erfelijke hartspierziekte PLN. Doneer:

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