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Comprehensive analysis of atrial gene expression in atrial fibrillation

Comprehensive analysis of atrial gene expression in atrial fibrillation

22 May 2024

Stef Zeemering, Aaron Isaacs, Joris Winters and Uli Schotten received this year’s Joan and Douglas Zipes Publication of the Year Award 2024 in Heart Rhythm at the Heart Rhythm Society Meeting in Boston.

NWO Open Competition grant Victor Thijssen and Rory Koenen

NWO Open Competition grant Victor Thijssen and Rory Koenen

21 May 2024

Dr Victor Thijssen (Amsterdam UMC) and Prof. Rory Koenen (Dept. of Biochemistry) obtained a grant from NWO ENW on the functional interactions of galectins and chemokines and their roles in immune defense and inflammation.

MUMC+ Award Prof. Michael Jacobs

MUMC+ Award Prof. Michael Jacobs

3 May 2024

With a symposium in the St. Janskerk and a farewell lecture in the aula, vascular surgeon and professor Michael Jacobs bid farewell last Friday. From board chairman Helen Mertens, he received the MUMC+ Award, the highest distinction within the MUMC+, in recognition of all he has meant for Maastricht UMC+ and its patients.

Prof. Kevin Vernooy Director HVC

Prof. Kevin Vernooy Director HVC

30 April 2024

Prof. Kevin Vernooy will become the medical director of the Heart+Vascular Center (HVC) at Maastricht UMC+.

Professorship Julie Staals

Professorship Julie Staals

22 April 2024

Dr Julie Staals (Dept. of Neurology) has been appointed as professor 'Neurovascular disease' as of 1 April 2024.

ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Prof. Andy Baker

ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Prof. Andy Baker

15 April 2024

Prof. Andy Baker (Dept of Pathology) has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant of €2,5M for his research project PolymiRize: Poly-miRNA targeting to prevent and reverse complex tissue remodelling after acute cardiovascular events'.

Longer and better lives for patients with atrial fibrillation

Longer and better lives for patients with atrial fibrillation

15 April 2024

An international panel of experts published recommendations to improve management of atrial fibrillation (AF).

Research on voice recognition in monitoring heart failure

Research on voice recognition in monitoring heart failure

28 March 2024

Prof. Hans-Peter Brunner-La Rocca (Dept. of Cardiology) participates in a ground-breaking international study that aims to revolutionize heart failure care through voice recognition technology.

Grant DHF, BHF and DZHK Casper Mihl and Chahinda Ghossein-Doha

Grant DHF, BHF and DZHK Casper Mihl and Chahinda Ghossein-Doha

23 March 2024

Dr Casper Mihl (Dept. of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine) and Dr Chahinda Ghossein-Doha (Dept. of Cardiology), together with their colleagues from the University of Bristol received a grant from the Dutch Heart Foundation together with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the DZHK Deutsches Zentrum für Herz-Kreislauf-Forschung e. V. for their project ‘Bi-national investigation of placental pathology and maternal cardiovascular health (BI-PATH)’.