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A high pressure in the pulmonary circulation (pulmonary hypertension, PH) complicates several highly prevalent chronic diseases, including left heart failure and chronic thrombo-embolic disease. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a fatally progressive form of PH with characteristic changes in small lung arteries, affecting 1/50.000 humans. Regardless of primary cause, PH almost invariably leads to right heart failure and death.
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CVON Heart-Brain Connection Call open – deadline 23 Dec 2015

The CVON HBC Out of the Box call is open for applications from young, talented researchers (max. age 35 years at deadline for submission)

    • The subject should be within or complementary to the HBC consortium. See heart-brain.nl for the HBC programme details.
    • An overview of all criteria can be found in the proposal template.
    • Deadline for submission Wednesday December 23, 2015, 23.59h.


HBC Out of the Box proposal template