PhD MD Students

Rogier Veltrop

 

PhD student – Marie Curie ITN CaReSyAn

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research

 

Project: Effect of uremia on cardiac pathology

 

PI: Heidi Noels

The aim of this project is to gain deeper understanding of the direct effects of CKD on cardiomyocyte function, by investigating the effect of uremic toxins on cardiomyocytes, both in vitro and in vivo.  
My project will reveal novel mediators negatively affecting cardiomyocyte function in CKD, enabling novel strategies to reduce cardiovascular risk in CKD patients.

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