The Research Laboratory is closely connected to the clinical profile of the Heart Center and provides ample opportunities to assess the morphological, biochemical, immunological and genetical changes which are associated with cardiovascular diseases.

The research laboratory of circulatory physiology was founded by Alexander Juhász-Nagy in 1966. As a head of the laboratory for more than forty years, he achieved significant results in the study of (patho)physiologic processes of heart function.

Research – partly with other institutions – at the Heart Center mainly involves ischemic heart diseases, cardiomyopathies as well as diagnosis and therapy of arrhythmias.

The Heart Center has an accredited doctoral program.

Scientific cooperations

University Clinic Heidelberg, Germany

  • Prof. Gábor Szabó
  • Alexander Weymann MD
  • Bastian Schmack MD

Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

  • Prof. Stefan Janssens
  • Peter Pokreisz MD