Welcome to the Cardiovascular Research PhD Programme website of the Utrecht University Graduate School of Life Sciences. You will find here information on all ins and outs of the programme, the admission criteria and the latest news on courses, seminars, PhD thesis defenses, etc.

Upcoming Jongbloed seminar:

  • Date: December 6, 2018 (16.00 -17.00 hour)
  • Place: Room HvdB 3.70-3.71
    • Speaker: Dr. Jessica van Setten (Department of Cardiology, UMC Utrecht)
    • Title: Genetic mismatches between heart transplant donors and recipients

Upcoming PhD defenses (in Academy building, Domplein 29, Utrecht):

  • Date: November 1, 2018 (14.30 – 15.15 hour)
    • PhD candidate: E.A. Hart, MD
    • Subject: Improving treatment planning in cardiac intervention. The crucial role of the Heart Team.


  • Date: November 6, 2018 (10.30 – 11.15 hour)
    • PhD candidate: W.H.S. van Wijk, MD
    • Subject: Long-term outcome of patients after the arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries.

  • Date: November 27, 2018 (16.15 – 17.00 hour)
    • PhD candidate: K.A. Mol, MD
    • SubjectImprovements in acute coronary syndrome diagnosis: focus on pre-hospital management.

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