HERMES Consortium

HERMES is an international collaboration to investigate the genetic basis of heart failure. This unique global effort currently comprises 51 population-based cohorts, case-control studies and randomized clinical trials, including over 65,000 heart failure cases.

We aim to generate insights into the causal pathways leading to heart failure to inform new therapeutic approaches. We combine large-scale genome-wide association analysis with Mendelian randomisation for causal inference and drug target validation.

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