Stefanie Dimmeler receives ESC Gold Medal 2020

Stefanie Dimmeler receives ESC Gold Medal 2020

In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Stefanie Dimmeler is honored with the gold medal of the European Society for Cardiology. She receives the award for her research work that has contributed to a better understanding of cardiovascular diseases and to the...
Stefanie Dimmeler elected new DZHK spokesperson

Stefanie Dimmeler elected new DZHK spokesperson

Prof. Stefanie Dimmeler will start as the new spokesperson of the Board of Directors at the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). She takes office in December 2020. Dimmeler succeeds Prof. Thomas Eschenhagen, who will retire from the Board of Directors at...
COVID-19: Heart patients particularly affected

COVID-19: Heart patients particularly affected

ACE2 is a protein on the surface of cells and serves as the entry gate for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. A Frankfurt research group was able to show that ACE2 is significantly increased in tissue samples from patients with cardiovascular diseases. COVID-19 disease...