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: January 10, 2019 (16.00 -17.00 hour)
  • Place: Vredenburg/Neude (Meeting Centre AZU)
    • Speaker: Dr. Sander van der Laan (UMC Utrecht)
    • Title: Finding putative therapeutic targets for atherosclerotic disease through human genetics

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

  • Date: February 12, 2019 (14.30 – 15.15 hour)
    • PhD candidate: H.A.S. van Straaten, MD
    • Subject: Unraveling hereditary hemolytic anemia: clinical sequelae and pathophysiology.


  • Date: February 14, 2019 (10.30 – 11.15 hour)
    • PhD candidate: I.A.L. Timmermans, MSc
    • SubjectKeeping pac. Living with heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

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