Dominique de Kleijn

-, The Netherlands

Professor de Kleijn is since 2016 Professor of Experimental Vascular Surgery at UMC Utrecht and since 2010 professor of the Netherlands Heart Institute, Utrecht the Netherlands. From 2012 to 2016, he was Research Professor of Surgery at NUS/NUHS and preclinical director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) Singapore. He was until 2016 professor of Cardiovascular Immunology and co-chair of Experimental Cardiology at UMC Utrecht. Since 1997 he is involved in cardiovascular research from basic science, animal myocardial infarction and atherosclerotic studies (mouse and pig) towards clinical biobanking studies. Next to this, he was CTO of a UMC Utrecht spin-off biomarker company Cavadis BV and member of the Scientific Committee of ICIN and initiator and founder SOciety for Clinical Research and Translation of Extracellular Vesicles Singapore ”SOCRATES”. His research interests are: The innate immune system in cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis & Biomarkers for diagnosis or predictive for secondary events with a focus on plasma extracellular vesicles. He has > 200 papers published and a H-index of 69.


Wednesday 29 May 11:00

Extracellular vesicles as new pharmacological targets to treat atherosclerosis

Extracellular vesicles and atherosclerosis