Third-Party Funded Projects on Affective Disorders

DZHI projects of psychosomatic aspects of heart failure

Within the context of the BMBF-funded Comprehensive Heart failure Center (DZHI) – 1st funding period 2010-2015, 2nd funding period 2015-2020 – several research projects are conducted to investigate the psychosomatic aspects of Heart failure.

  •  From Bedside to Bench: Interaction Between Heart failure and Anxiety/Depression, 2010-2017
    : K.-P. Lesch,  S. Frantz with A. Frey (Department of Internal Medicine I)
  • DaCFail (Depression associated Cardiac Failure)
    PIs: A. Menke/J. Deckert, S. Störk (DZHI), G. Gelbrich (Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry), 2015-2018
  • Determining the reciprocal relationship between Heart failure and brain function
    PIs: A. Menke/J. Deckert, A. Frey (Department of Internal Medicine I), B. Gerull/ S. Störk (DZHI), P. Heuschmann (Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry), G. Stoll (Neurology), G. Homola/M. Pham (Neuroradiology), 2017-2020
  • Structural and Functional Consequences of Chronic Heart failure in the Brain: Clinical and Experimental Studies
    PIs: G. Stoll (Neurology), L. Solymosi/M. Pham (Neuroradiology), S. Störk (DZHI) with M. Herrmann and R. Sell, 2010-2015
  • Morbid Obesity: Bariatric Surgery vs. Lifestyle Intervention. Würzburg Adipositas Study (WAS)
    PIs: B. Allolio, S. Frantz (Department of Internal Medicine I), M. Fein (Department of Surgery II) with B. Warrings, M. Herrmann and J. J. Beier, 2010-2015
  • IZKF Research group: Common Pathways of Neuropsychiatric and Cardiovascular Disease, 2012-2017
    PI: L. Hommers

More detailed information can be found on the DZHI website.

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