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Haverich represents the combination of research and clinical practice at the highest level.

Haverich represents the combination of research and clinical practice at the highest level, so small, and is also engaged in a variety of ways the scientific self-government, especially in the Senate of the DFG, of which he was a member from 2001 to 2007 and in the Senate Commission on Clinical Research.

This is the result of the pre-selection on Tuesday on Tuesday given by the Head of the Office of the President, Secretary of State Dr. Gert Haller, known in Berlin. An innovation in medicine and medical technology , which was supported by the DFG funds from the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize – The three scientists were for the development and successful transplantation of tissue develops biological heart valves for children nominated grow with the patient. So that only their ‘decellularized and re-colonized pulmonary ‘by Haverich and his team developed for the pediatric patient significantly improved survival and improved quality of life. In Europe around 1,200 heart valve annually each year in children. The mechanical heart valves are typically used in these operations have the disadvantage that they require a lifetime hemodilution and susceptible to infection.