Addressing unmet patient needs

Patients can make a valuable contribution and improve societal impact through their engagement in research projects. In implementing its work, PROFID ensures that patients’ perspective is included through the project partner German Heart Foundation.

PROFID at ESC 2021

This year, PROFID had a presence at the European Society of Cardiology 2021 Congress during the session ‘Latest Science in Arrhythmias and Device Therapy’.

BMJ Open Heart

Ethical issues in two parallel trials of personalised criteria for implantation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators for primary prevention: the PROFID project


The EHRA 2021 congress is the annual scientific meeting of the project partner European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA). The online congress was held between Friday 23 April and Sunday 25 April 2021.

3rd General Assembly Meeting

PROFID hosted its 3rd General Assembly Meeting on the 5th of March 2021. In this 5 hours online meeting, 56 members of the consortium discussed the project progress and the milestones reached in the first 14 month.

2nd General Assembly Meeting

The 2nd PROFID General Assembly meeting took place on the 30th of September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held completely online. In this online meeting, the work of all work-packages was presented. Forty-five participants were represented at this 150-minute event. The meeting, organized by the Leipzig Heart Institute, established an agenda that generated …