theses 2024

Carsten Arnoldussen
Supervisors: Prof. Joachim Wildberger, Dr Arina ten Cate-Hoek, Prof. Cees Wittens
Title: 'Utilization of MR-Venography in deep vein obstruction'
12 January

Karolien Baldewijns
Supervisor: Prof. Hans-Peter Brunner-La Rocca | Co-supervisors: Dr JJJ Boyne, Dr A Devillé (Thomas More University of Applied Scieces)
Title: From guideline to practise: The organisation of multidisciplinary heart failure care in three European regions
25 January

Tim van Loon
Supervisors: Prof. Joost Lumens, Prof. Tammo Delhaas
Title: 'Fail to Fill: An in silico investigation of complex cardiac filling dynamics'
1 February

Renée Tillie
Supervisors: Prof. Judith Sluimer, Prof. Erik Biessen
Title: 'Plaque stabilizing and destabilizing effects in atherosclerosis: The role of microvessels, macrophage metabolism and fibroblasts'
2 February

Claudia van der Heijden
Supervisor: Prof. Jos Maessen | Co-supervisor: Dr Bart Maessen
Title: 'Exploring the Essential Aspects of the Hybrid Approach for Atrial Fibrillation'
2 February

Martine Bol
Supervisor: Prof. Tammo Delhaas
Co-supervisors: Dr M.C.G. van de Poll, Dr J.W.E.M. Sels
Title: 'Methodological and clinical aspects of glycocalyx measurements in critical illnes'
19 February

Job Stoks
Supervisors: Prof. Paul Volders, Prof. R.L.M. Peters, Prof. P. Dendale (Universiteit Hasselt) | Co-supervisor: Dr Matthijs Cluitmans
Title: 'Multimodal Image Integration to Better Explain Human Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias'
22 February

Narek Manukjan
Supervisors: Dr W.M. Blankesteijn, Prof. Z. Ahmed (University of Birmingham) | Co-supervisors: Dr S. Foulquier, Dr D. Fulton (University of Birmingham)
Title: 'White matter really matters in cerebral small vessel disease: Role of hypoxia signalling in oligodendrocyte precursor cells and its crosstalk with endothelial cells'

Chukiat Tantiwong
Supervisors: Prof. J.W.M. Heemskerk, Prof. J.M. Gibbins (University of Reading) | Co-supervisors: Dr R. Cavill. Dr J.L. Dunster (University of Reading)
Title: 'Modelling of collagen receptor clustering and signalling'
11 March

Rik Hendrix
Supervisor: Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisors: Dr P.W. Weerwind (Medanex Clinic/NAMSA Diest), Dr Y.M. Ganushchak (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Title: 'The membrane oxygenator From a black to a white box'
12 March

Astrid Hermans
Supervisors: Prof. D. Linz, Prof. U. Schotten, Prof. K. Vernooy
Title: 'Detection and management of atrial fibrillation: state of art and novel approaches'
14 March

Jinmi Zou
Supervisors: Prof. H. ten Cate, Prof. J.W.M. Heemskerk
Co-supervisor: Dr F. Swieringa (Synapse Research Institute)
Title: 'Transient and persistent aspects of human platelet activation'
19 March

Daniëlle Kerkhofs
Supervisors: Prof. R.J. van Oostenbrugge, Prof. E.A Biessen | Co-supervisors: Dr J.E.A. Staals, Dr S. Foulquier
Title: 'Inflammatory cells and blood-brain barrier leakage in cerebral small vessel diseases'
21 March

Federica Jiritano
Supervisors: Prof. R. Lorusso, Prof. J.G. Maessen
Title: 'New insights about quantitative platelet disorders in the cardiac surgery and mechanical circulatory support settings'
22 March

Mathias Van Den Eynde
Supervisor: Prof. C.G. Schalkwijk | Co-supervisor: Dr A.J.H.M. Houben
Title: 'Intervention strategies in the glycation pathway with methylglyoxal as the primary target'
26 March

Miranda Bijvoet
Supervisors: Prof. K. Vernooy, Prof. R. Nijveldt (Radboud UMC Nijmegen) | Co-supervisors: Dr S.M. Chaldoupi, Dr C. Mihl
Title: 'The role of cardiac MRI in the treatment of patients with atrial arrhythmias'
11 April

Alejandro Pallares Robles
Supervisors: Prof. H. ten Cate, Prof. P. Wild (University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) | Co-supervisors: Dr A.J. ten Cate-Hoek, Dr V. ten Cate (University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Title: 'Multifaceted analysis of coagulant activity in venous thromboinflammation'
17 April

Ignazio Condello
Supervisors: Prof. R. Lorusso, Prof. J.G. Maessen | Co-supervisor: Dr G. Nasso (Anthea Hospital- GVM Care & Research Italy)
Title: 'Effects, Management and Optimization of Extracorporeal Techniques and Technologies in Contemporary Cardiac Surgery'
19 April

Pengyu Zhang - double degree
Supervisors: Prof. J.W.M. Heemskerk, Prof. U. Walter (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) | Co-supervisors: Dr M.J.E. Kuijpers, Dr K. Jurk (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Title: 'Multisite phosphorylation in platelets stimulated via glycoprotein VI and G proteincoupled receptors: interactions and functional impact'
6 June

Magdi Beran
Supervisors: Dr M.T. Schram, Dr M.I. Geerlings (Amsterdam UMC) | Co-supervisors: Dr T.T. van Sloten (UMC Utrecht), Dr J.M.J. Vonk (University of California, San Francisco)
Title: 'Aetiology of dementia and depression: Untangling the role of biomarkers and sociodemographic factors'
7 June

Gaukhar Baidildinova - double degree
Supervisors: Prof. H. ten Cate, Prof. P.S. Wild (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) | Co-supervisors: Dr H.M.H. Spronk, Dr K. Jurk (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Title: 'Platelet functional signatures in venous and arterial thrombotic diseases'
11 June

Anneloes Munneke
Supervisors: Prof. T. Delhaas, Prof. J. Lumens | Co-supervisor: Em.Prof. T. Arts
Title: 'Lifelines of Life: Diving into Fetal and Coronary Circulations using Computational Models'
20 June

Babs Hendriks
Supervisor: Prof. J.E. Wildberger | Co-supervisors: Dr B. Martens, Prof. M. Das (Helios Hospital Duisburg)
Title: 'Personalised CT Scan Protocols for the Detection of Pulmonary Embolism'
21 June