PhD Conferrals May 2022

PhD Conferral Jens Posma, 9 May, 16.00 hours, MBB 4-6
Supervisor: Prof. H. ten Cate 
Co-supervisor: Dr H. Spronk
Title: Coagulation Factor Xa as Driver of Cardiovascular Diseases

PhD Conferral Robert Holtackers, 13 May, 10.00 hours, MBB 4-6
Supervisors: Prof. J.E. Wildberger, Dr M.E. Kooi
Co-supervisors: Prof. A. Chiribiri (Kings College, London) Prof. C van de Heyning (University Hospital Antwerp)
Title: VISUALISING THE INVISIBLE Dark-blood late gadolinium enhancement MRI for improved detection of subendocardial scar 

PhD Conferral Sjoerd Timmermans, 13 May, 13.00 hours, MBB 4-6
Supervisors: Dr. P. van Paassen, Prof. C. Reutelingsperger 
Co-supervisor: Dr J. Damoiseaux 
Title: The syndromes of thrombotic microangiopathy: towards a true etiology-based approach

PhD Conferral Shailesh Samal, 16 May, 13.00 hours, MBB4-6
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Reutelingsperger, Prof. Leon Schurgers, Prof. Johan Frostegard (Karolinska Institutet Stockholm)
Title: Immune Mechanisms and Potential Immunological Treatment in Atherosclerosis

PhD Conferral Sofia Beghi, 23 May, 10.00 hours, MBB 4-6
Supervisors: Prof. L. Schurgers, Prof. A. Buschini (Parma University, Italy)
Co-supervisors: Dr. E. Bidar, Dr. E. Natour 
Title: Genetic variants in calcium calmodulin pathway in association with cardiovascular disease: Focus on the potential role of CaMKK1 in heart and vessels

PhD Conferral Marieke Gimbel, 23 May, 16.00 hours, MBB 4-6
Supervisors: Prof. J. ten Berg, Prof. A. van 't Hof
Title: Antiplatelet therapy in elderly patients with an acute coronary

PhD Conferral Nikolaos Taxiarchis Skenteris, 31 May, 13.00 hours, online
Supervisors: Prof. E. Biesen, Prof. C. Reutelingsperger
Co-supervisors: Dr Hildur Arnardottir, Dr Ljubica Perisic Matic (Karolinska Institutet Stockholm)
Title: Interplay between inflammation and calcification in cardiovascular diseases