Sanders-van Wijk S -
Faculty  of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. H.P. Brunner-La Rocca  
Co-Supervisor: dr. V.P. van Empel
Title: "Biomarkers in heart failure: towards individualized therapy"
Thursday 5 February 2015

 

Kusters D -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof. dr. C. Reutelingsperger
Co-Supervisor: dr. L.J. Schürgers
Title: "Annexin A1 and annexin A5 in cardiovascular disease"
Friday 6 February 2015

 

Bonaccio M -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. H. ten Cate, prof.dr. G. de Gaetano, prof.dr. L. Iacoviello
Title: “Health Benefits and social determinants of the mediterranean diet at a time of economic crisis: results from the moli-sani study
Wednesday 18 March 2015

 

Ghossein-Doha C -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. M.A. Spaanderman 
Co-Supervisor: dr. L.L.H. Peeters
Title: "Cardiac Adaptation during and after hypertensive gestation"
Friday 17 April 2015

 

Casiraghi F -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. K.L.M. Leunissen, prof.dr. G. Remuzzi
Title: "Mesenchymal stromal cells to induce tolerance to solid organ transplantation"
Wednesday 22 April 2015

 

Muris D -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences 
Supervisor: prof.dr. C.D.A Stehouwer
Co-Supervisors: dr. A.J.H.M. Houben, dr. M.T. Schram
Title: ‘Microvascular dysfunction and diabetes: a vicious cycle?
Wednesday 13 May 2015

Zusterzeel R -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. A.P.M. Gorgels
Co-Supervisor: dr. D.G. Strauss
Title: ‘Bundle Branch Block and Benefit from Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Wednesday 20 May 2015


van Sloten T -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. 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
Wednesday 20 May 2015 CUM LAUDE

Hanssen N -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. C.G. Schalkwijk, prof.dr. 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
Wednesday 20 May 2015 CUM LAUDE


Van der Vorst E -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. E.A.L. Biessen, prof.dr. M.P.J. de Winther, prof.dr. 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
Thursday 21 May 2015

 

Cornelis T -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. J.P. Kooman, prof.dr. K.M. Leunissen
Co-supervisors: prof.dr. C.T. Chan, dr. F.M. van der Sande
Title: ‘Intensive and Home Hemodialysis; acute effects and Long-term outcomes
Wednesday 10 June 2015

 

Wang Y -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. 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
Tuesday 16 June 2015

 

Altara R -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. H.A.J. Struijker Boudier
Co-supervisor: dr. W. Matthijs Blankesteijn
Title: ‘Novel Inflammatory Biomarkers for the Early Identification of Heart Failure’
Monday 29 June 2015

 

Winckers K -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. T.M. Hackeng, prof.dr. H. ten Cate
Title: ‘The role of tissue factor pathway inhibitor in arterial and venous thrombosis’
Tuesday 30 June 2015

 

Zarzycka B-
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. T.M. Hackeng, prof.dr. G. Vriend
Co-supervisors: dr. G.A.F. Nicolaes, dr. S.B. Nabo’ clocks
Title: ‘Modulation of protein – protein interactions in inflammatory diseases’
Thursday 2 July 2015

 

Van Bragt K -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. U. Schotten
Co-supervisors: dr. S. Verheule; Dr. J.J. Luiken
Title: ‘Supply-demand balance in the atrium’
Friday 3 July 2015

 

Schalla S -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. H.J.G.M. Crijns, prof.dr. J.E. Wildberger
Title: ‘Cardiovascular magnetic resonance; A key to imaging cardiac function’
Monday 6 July 2015

 

Cardinaels A -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. M.P. van Dieijen-Visser
Co-supervisors: prof.dr. O. Bekers, dr.ir. A.M.A. Mingels
Title: ‘High-sensitivity cardiac troponins in heart and kidney diseases: from lab to clinic'
Friday 10 July 2015

 

van Middendorp L -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. F.W. Prinzen, prof.dr. J.G. Maessen
Co-supervisor: dr. F.A. van Nieuwenhoven
Title: 'Cardiac Dyssynchrony; structural, functional, transcriptional and pharmacological aspects'
Friday 4 September 2015

 

Peraramelli S -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors:  prof.dr. T.M. Hackeng, prof.dr. J. Rosing
Title: 'The role of the different Kunitz domains of TFPI in the down-regulation of the extrinsic coagulation pathway' 
Friday 18 September 2015

 

Spauwen P -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors:  prof.dr. F. Verhey, prof.dr. C. Stehouwer. Co-supervisor: Dr M. van Boxtel
Title: Cognition and type 2 diabetes; the interplay of risk factorsWednesday 23 September 2015

 

Pluijmert M -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors:  prof.dr. T. Delhaas, Prof.dr. F.W. Prinzen
Co-supervisor: dr.ir. P.H.M. Bovendeerd
Title: ‘How cardiac myofibers keep pace; Mathematical Modeling Of Adaptive Myofiber Reorientation and Electromechanics’ 
Thursday 24 September 2015
 
Hilhorst M -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor:  prof.dr. J.W. Cohen-Tervaert 
Co-supervisor: dr. P. van Paassen
Title: ‘Crescentic glomerulonephritis in ANCA associated vasculitis’ 
Thursday 24 September 2015

 

Bosch Y - 
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. B. Mochtar, prof.dr. J.G. Maessen
Co-supervisors: dr. P.W. Weerwind, dr. R. Al Dieri
Title: "Monitoring of hemostatic disturbances in cardio-pulmonary bypass patients"
Wednesday 7 October 2015

 

Miglianico M -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. J. Glatz
Co-supervisors: dr. D. Neumann, dr. G.A.F. Nicolaes
Title: "AMPK-glycogen interplay: an opportunity for drug design"
Friday 23 October 2015

 

Van Dooren F -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
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"
Thursday 29 October 2015

 

Maesen B - 
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. U. Schotten, prof.dr. 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 -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. J.G. Maessen
Co-Supervisors: dr. C. Timmermans, p dr. S. Gelsomino 
Title: ‘Atrial fibrillation ablation: Pitfalls and potential solutions
Thursday 5 November 2015

 

Pelkmans L -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. J.W.M. Heemskerk (de Jure), prof.dr. 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
Thursday 12 November 2015

Boersma R -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. H.C. Schouten;co-supervisor: dr. K. Hamulyak
Title: ‘Central venous catheters in hematological patients; Risky lifelines ?
Friday 20 November 2015

Zeemering S -
Faculty of Humanities and Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr.ir. R.L.M. Peeters, prof.dr. U. Schotten, dr. R.L. Westra
Title: ‘Sparse Estimation; applications in atrial fibrillation
Thursday 26 November 2015

Oligschläger Y -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. 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
Friday 27 November 2015

 

Chatrou M -  
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. C.P.M. Reutelingsperger
Co-Supervisor: dr. L.J. Schurgers
Title: "Role of vascular smooth muscle cell mediated calcification in atherosclerosis"
Wednesday 2 December 2015

 

Sharma A -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. J.G. Maessen
Co-Supervisor: dr. P.W. Weerwind
Title: "Extracorporeal life support – Applications and considerations"
Thursday 10 December 2015

 

Hussein M. Nasrallah, MSc
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof.dr. U. Schotten
Co-Supervisor: dr. S. Verheule
Titel: "Left atrial vascular and metabolic remodeling in pig models of atrial fibrillation"
Wednesday 16 December 2015

 

Octavia Y - 
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisors: prof.dr. H.J. Crijns; prof.dr. D.J. Duncker, EUR
Title: "Endothelial nitric oxide synthase; Dr. Jekyll and mr. Hyde"
Wednesday 16 December 2015

 

Eijgenraam P -
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Supervisor: prof. dr. H. ten Cate
Co-Supervisors: dr. A.J. ten Cate-Hoek; dr. R. van den Ham
Title: "Studies on safety issues in anticoagulant management"
Thursday 17 December 2015