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

Congress 2018
We have launched the web site for the 2018 Translational Cardiovascular Research Meeting and opened registration.

VICI award for Van der Velden
Netherlands Heart Institute professor Jolanda van der Velden has received and NWO VICI award.

Life Time Achievement Award for Walter Paulus
Walter Paulus, chair of the international scientific advisory board of the Netherlands Heart Institute, has been granted a Life Time Achievement Award by the Heart Failure Association of the ESC.

Website hereditary cardiac disease
As part of the e-DETECT study of Peter van Tintelen and Folkers Asselbergs a new web site was launched to inform patients with hereditary cardiac disease and their family members.

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