Modifiable risk factors responsible for half of cardiovascular diseases

Scientists of the Global Cardiovascular Risk Consortium under the auspices of the Department of Cardiology at the University Heart & Vascular Center of the Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and participation of Cardio-CARE have shown that the five classic cardiovascular risk factors overweight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, and diabetes


Kühne-Foundation Annual Report 2021

“The Kühne Foundation has dedicated itself to education and research as well as science in the field of logistics – including humanitarian logistics. Another focus is our medicine funding through research, therapy and training for allergology and gebirgsklinik, a renowed rehabilitation hospital, and various research institutions. In the area of


Cardio-CARE featured in local newspaper

Are cardiac infarctions hereditary? Davos and Hamburg searching for disease genes. Two years ago, a study involving 9000 persons has been initiated in close collaboration between the Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf and Cardio-CARE in Davos. 8000 of these persons have been selected at random, 1000 persons were diagnosed with cardiovascular diseases. The goal of this project is to find mutations in the genome which lead to cardiovascular diseases.