Research

Basic science

Family based study

This study aims to identify gene mutations that cause congenital heart defects, using molecular genetics tests. The tests are performed on blood samples from members of families with a frequent occurrence of heart defects. read more …

Heart Failure and Cardiac Repair

Heart Failure and Cardiac Repair is a major European research project investigating the genetics of heart muscle cell formation, cell interactions and cell renewal, among other things. The German National Register for Congenital Heart Defects provides DNA samples and phenotypic data for the project. read more …