Theses 2015

Sanders-van Wijk S
Supervisor: Prof. H.P. Brunner-La Rocca Co-Supervisor: Dr V.P. van Empel
Title: Biomarkers in heart failure: towards individualized therapy
5 February 2015
Kusters D
Supervisor: Prof. C. Reutelingsperger | Co-Supervisor: Dr L.J. Schürgers
Title: Annexin A1 and annexin A5 in cardiovascular disease
6 February 2015
Bonaccio M
Supervisors: Prof. H. ten Cate, Prof. G. de Gaetano, Prof. L. Iacoviello
Title: Health Benefits and social determinants of the mediterranean diet at a time of economic crisis: results from the moli-sani study
18 March 2015
Ghossein-Doha C
Supervisor: Prof. M.A. Spaanderman Co-Supervisor: Dr L.L.H. Peeters
Title: Cardiac Adaptation during and after hypertensive gestation
17 April 2015
Casiraghi F
Supervisors: Prof. K.L.M. Leunissen, Prof. G. Remuzzi
Title: Mesenchymal stromal cells to induce tolerance to solid organ transplantation
22 April 2015
Muris D
Supervisor: Prof. C.D.A Stehouwer | Co-Supervisors: Dr A.J.H.M. Houben, Dr M.T. Schram
Title: Microvascular dysfunction and diabetes: a vicious cycle?
13 May 2015
Zusterzeel R
Supervisor: Prof. A.P.M. Gorgels | Co-Supervisor: Dr D.G. Strauss
Title: Bundle Branch Block and Benefit from Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
20 May 2015
van Sloten T - CUM LAUDE
Supervisor: Prof. C.D.A. Stehouwer | Co-Supervisors: Dr R.M.A. Henry, Dr M.T. Schram
Title: Vascular dysfunction: at the heart of cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms
20 May 2015
Hanssen N
Supervisors: Prof. C.G. Schalkwijk, Prof. C.D.A. Stehouwer | Co-Supervisor: Dr K. Wouters
Title: Methylglyoxal, the glyoxalase pathway and advanced glycation endproducts in type 2 diabetes and cardiovasculair disease
20 May 2015 CUM LAUDE
Van der Vorst E
Supervisors: Prof. E.A.L. Biessen, Prof. M.P.J. de Winther, Prof. J.F.C. Glatz | Co-Supervisor: Dr M.M.P.C. Donnors
Title: Modulation of vascular inflammation; cell type specific effects by ADAMs and HDL
21 May 2015
Cornelis T
Supervisors: Prof. J.P. Kooman, Prof. K.M. Leunissen | Co-supervisors: Prof. C.T. Chan, Dr F.M. van der Sande
Title: Intensive and Home Hemodialysis; acute effects and Long-term outcomes
10 June 2015
Wang Y
Supervisor: Prof. T. Delhaas | Co-supervisors: Dr M.L.W. Knetsch, Dr D.G.M. Molin
Title: New Biomaterials Derived from poly (lactic acids); novel approaches to combine biodegradation, X-ray Contrast and Controlled Local Drug Release
16 June 2015
Altara R
Supervisor: Prof. H.A.J. Struijker Boudier | Co-supervisor: Dr W. Matthijs Blankesteijn
Title: Novel Inflammatory Biomarkers for the Early Identification of Heart Failure
29 June 2015
Winckers K
Supervisors: Prof. T.M. Hackeng, Prof. H. ten Cate
Title: The role of tissue factor pathway inhibitor in arterial and venous thrombosis
30 June 2015
Zarzycka B
Supervisors: Prof. T.M. Hackeng, Prof. G. Vriend | Co-supervisors: Dr G.A.F. Nicolaes, Dr S.B. Nabo’ clocks
Title: Modulation of protein – protein interactions in inflammatory diseases
2 July 2015
Van Bragt K
Supervisor: Prof. U. Schotten | Co-supervisors: Dr S. Verheule, Dr J.J. Luiken
Title: Supply-demand balance in the atrium
3 July 2015
Schalla S
Supervisors: Prof. H.J.G.M. Crijns, Prof. J.E. Wildberger
Title: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance; A key to imaging cardiac function
6 July 2015
Cardinaels A
Supervisor: Prof. M.P. van Dieijen-Visser | Co-supervisors: Prof. O. Bekers, Dr A.M.A. Mingels
Title: High-sensitivity cardiac troponins in heart and kidney diseases: from lab to clinic
10 July 2015
van Middendorp L
Supervisors: Prof. F.W. Prinzen, Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisor: Dr F.A. van Nieuwenhoven
Title: Cardiac Dyssynchrony; structural, functional, transcriptional and pharmacological aspects
4 September 2015
Peraramelli S
Supervisors: Prof. T.M. Hackeng, Prof. J. Rosing
Title: The role of the different Kunitz domains of TFPI in the down-regulation of the extrinsic coagulation pathway
18 September 2015
Spauwen P
Supervisors: Prof. F. Verhey, Prof. C. Stehouwer. | Co-supervisor: Dr M. van Boxtel
Title: Cognition and type 2 diabetes; the interplay of risk factors
23 September 2015
Pluijmert M
Supervisors: Prof. T. Delhaas, Prof. F.W. Prinzen | Co-supervisor: Dr P.H.M. Bovendeerd
Title: How cardiac myofibers keep pace; Mathematical Modeling Of Adaptive Myofiber Reorientation and Electromechanics
24 September 2015
Hilhorst M
Supervisor: Prof. J.W. Cohen-Tervaert | Co-supervisor: Dr P. van Paassen
Title: Crescentic glomerulonephritis in ANCA associated vasculitis
24 September 2015
Bosch Y
Supervisors: Prof. B. Mochtar, Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisors: Dr P.W. Weerwind, Dr R. Al Dieri
Title: Monitoring of hemostatic disturbances in cardio-pulmonary bypass patients
7 October 2015
Miglianico M
Supervisor: Prof. J. Glatz | Co-supervisors: Dr D. Neumann, Dr G.A.F. Nicolaes
Title: AMPK-glycogen interplay: an opportunity for drug design
23 October 2015
Van Dooren F
Supervisors: Prof. F. Verhey, Prof. J. Denollet, Prof. F. Pouwer | Co-supervisor: Dr M. Schram
Title: Diabetes and Depression: exploring the Interface between Pathophysiological and Psychological factors
29 October 2015
Maesen B
Supervisors: Prof. U. Schotten, Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisor: Dr S. Verheule
Title: Structure-function relationship of atrial fibrillation waves in goat and man
Friday 30 October 2015
Kumar N
Supervisor: Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-Supervisors: Dr C. Timmermans, Dr S. Gelsomino 
Title: Atrial fibrillation ablation: Pitfalls and potential solutions
5 November 2015
Pelkmans L
Supervisors: Prof. J.W.M. Heemskerk (de Jure), Prof. H.C. Hemker (De Facto) | Co-Supervisors: Dr B. de Laat, Dr H. Kelchtermans
Title: Innovative assays to detect bleeding and thrombotic tendencies: a focus on thrombin generation and fibrin formation
12 November 2015
Boersma R
Supervisor: Prof. H.C. Schouten | co-supervisor: Dr K. Hamulyak
Title: Central venous catheters in hematological patients; Risky lifelines?
Friday 20 November 2015
Zeemering S
Supervisors: Prof. R.L.M. Peeters, Prof. U. Schotten, Dr R.L. Westra
Title: Sparse Estimation; applications in atrial fibrillation
26 November 2015
Oligschläger Y
Supervisor: Prof. J. Glatz | Co-Supervisors: Dr D. Neumann, Dr J.J.F.P. Luiken
Title: Tour d’AMPK: Glycogen-cytoplasmic cycling of AMP-activated protein kinase
27 November 2015
Chatrou M
Supervisor: Prof. C.P.M. Reutelingsperger | Co-Supervisor: Dr L.J. Schurgers
Title: Role of vascular smooth muscle cell mediated calcification in atherosclerosis
2 December 2015
Sharma A
Supervisor: Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-Supervisor: Dr P.W. Weerwind
Title: Extracorporeal life support – Applications and considerations
10 December 2015
Nasrallah HM
Supervisor: Prof. U. Schotten | Co-Supervisor: Dr S. Verheule
Titel: Left atrial vascular and metabolic remodeling in pig models of atrial fibrillation
16 December 2015
Octavia Y 
Supervisors: Prof. H.J. Crijns, Prof. D.J. Duncker, EUR
Title: Endothelial nitric oxide synthase; Dr. Jekyll and mr. Hyde
16 December 2015
Eijgenraam P
Supervisor: Prof. H. ten Cate | Co-Supervisors: Dr A.J. ten Cate-Hoek, Dr R. van den Ham
Title: Studies on safety issues in anticoagulant management
17 December 2015