German Centres for Health Research

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is currently funding six Centers for Health Research Visit the BMBF-Website

  • German Center for Translational Cancer Research
  • German Center for Diabetes Research
  • German Center for Lung Research
  • German Center for Neuro Regenerative diseases
  • German Center for Infection Research
  • German Center for Cardiovascular Research

More than 100 universities, university hospitals and non-university institutions are working on these six topics in an interdisciplinary fashion at over 50 locations, in order to explore common diseases and to quickly transfer the research results for the prevention and treatment.

The University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf holds a leading role in the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research and is also a partner in the German Centre for Infection Research.