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prof. dr. ir. Y.T. (Yvonne) van der Schouw

Full Professor

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Julius Center Research Program Cardiovascular Epidemiology

prof. dr. ir. Y.T. (Yvonne) van der Schouw

Research Programs

Biography

Yvonne van der Schouw obtained an MSc degree in Human Nutrition at Wageningen University and a PhD in Epidemiology at Nijmegen University, and is an SMBWO-registered Investigator in Epidemiology as well as Nutritional Sciences. Per Dec 2008 she is appointed as Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the University Medical Center Utrecht. In 2001-2002 she was a visiting associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA. From 2008-2019 she was director of the Julius Center research program on Cardiovascular Epidemiology. Since October 2019, she is Quartermaster Prevention for the UMCU strategic research program Circulatory Health.

A large part of her research program is directed at unravelling the role of (female) reproductive risk factors in occurrence and progression of cardiovascular disease, and specifically addresses three areas: (1) Does menopause results in an increase in postmenopausal coronary heart disease through steroidal or non-steroidal pathways? (2) Do cardiovascular risk factors and atherosclerosis accelerate onset of menopause, as well as, later in life, an increase in postmenopausal coronary heart disease? (3) Is ovarian aging part of a general biological aging process, resulting in early menopause, coronary heart disease, and other chronic diseases of aging?

Side Activities

  • Editor of Maturitas, journal of EMAS

Fellowship and Awards

  • 2000: appointment as Associate Professor through the Aspasia Program, NWO, for the promotion of female assistant professors to associate professor

Research Output (652)

Anti-Müllerian Hormone Levels and Risk of Cancer in Women

Verdiesen Renée M G, van Gils Carla H, Stellato Rebecca K, Verschuren W M Monique, Broekmans Frank J M, de Kat Annelien C, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Onland-Moret N Charlotte jan 2021, In: Maturitas. 143 , p. 216-222 7 p.

Genome-wide association analysis of type 2 diabetes in the EPIC-InterAct study

Cai Lina, Wheeler Eleanor, Kerrison Nicola D., Luan Jian’an, Deloukas Panos, Franks Paul W., Amiano Pilar, Ardanaz Eva, Bonet Catalina, Fagherazzi Guy, Groop Leif C., Kaaks Rudolf, Huerta José María, Masala Giovanna, Nilsson Peter M., Overvad Kim, Pala Valeria, Panico Salvatore, Rodriguez-Barranco Miguel, Rolandsson Olov, Sacerdote Carlotta, Schulze Matthias B., Spijkerman Annemieke M.W., Tjonneland Anne, Tumino Rosario, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Sharp Stephen J., Forouhi Nita G., Riboli Elio, McCarthy Mark I., Barroso Inês, Langenberg Claudia, Wareham Nicholas J. 13 nov 2020, In: Scientific data. 7

Genome-wide association study meta-analysis identifies three novel loci for circulating anti-Müllerian hormone levels in women

Verdiesen Renée Mg, van der Schouw Yvonne T, van Gils Carla H, Verschuren Wm Monique, Broekmans Frank Jm, Borges Maria C, Soares Ana Lg, Lawlor Deborah A, Eliassen A Heather, Kraft Peter, Sandler Dale P, Harlow Sioban D, Smith Jennifer A, Santoro Nanette, Schoemaker Minouk J, Swerdlow Anthony J, Murray Anna, Ruth Katherine S, Onland-Moret N Charlotte 3 nov 2020, In: medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences.

Replacement of Red and Processed Meat With Other Food Sources of Protein and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in European Populations: The EPIC-InterAct Study

Ibsen Daniel B., Steur Marinka, Imamura Fumiaki, Overvad Kim, Schulze Matthias B., Bendinelli Benedetta, Guevara Marcela, Agudo Antonio, Amiano Pilar, Aune Dagfinn, Barricarte Aurelio, Ericson Ulrika, Fagherazzi Guy, Franks Paul W., Freisling Heinz, Quiros Jose R., Grioni Sara, Heath Alicia K., Huybrechts Inge, Katze Verena, Laouali Nasser, Mancini Francesca, Masala Giovanna, Olsen Anja, Papier Keren, Ramne Stina, Rolandsson Olov, Sacerdote Carlotta, Sanchez Maria-Jose, Santiuste Carmen, Simeon Vittorio, Spijkerman Annemieke M. W., Srour Bernard, Tjonneland Anne, Tong Tammy Y. N., Tumino Rosario, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Weiderpass Elisabete, Wittenbecher Clemens, Sharp Stephen J., Riboli Elio, Forouhi Nita G., Wareham Nick J. nov 2020, In: Diabetes Care. 43 , p. 2660-2667 8 p.

Glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of coronary heart disease: a pan-European cohort study

Sieri Sabina, Agnoli Claudia, Grioni Sara, Weiderpass Elisabete, Mattiello Amalia, Sluijs Ivonne, Sanchez Maria Jose, Jakobsen Marianne Uhre, Sweeting Michael, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Nilsson Lena Maria, Wennberg Patrik, Katzke Verena A., Kuhn Tilman, Overvad Kim, Tong Tammy Y. N., Conchi Moreno-Iribas, Ramon Quiros Jose, Manuel Garcia-Torrecillas Juan, Mokoroa Olatz, Gomez Jesus-Humberto, Tjonneland Anne, Sonestedt Emiliy, Trichopoulou Antonia, Karakatsani Anna, Valanou Elissavet, Boer Jolanda M. A., Verschuren W. M. Monique, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Fagherazzi Guy, Madika Anne-Laure, Bergmann Manuela M., Schulze Matthias B., Ferrari Pietro, Freisling Heinz, Lennon Hannah, Sacerdote Carlotta, Masala Giovanna, Tumino Rosario, Riboli Elio, Wareham Nicholas J., Danesh John, Forouhi Nita G., Butterworth Adam S., Krogh Vittorio sep 2020, In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 112 , p. 631-643 13 p.

Proactive screening for symptoms:A simple method to improve early detection of unrecognized cardiovascular disease in primary care. Results from the Lifelines Cohort Study

Zwartkruis Victor W., Groenewegen Amy, Rutten Frans H., Hollander Monika, Hoes Arno W., van der Ende M. Yldau, van der Harst Pim, Cramer Maarten Jan, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Koffijberg Hendrik, Rienstra Michiel, de Boer Rudolf A. sep 2020, In: Preventive Medicine. 138 , p. 106143

Intimal and medial calcification in relation to cardiovascular risk factors

Zwakenberg Sabine R., de Jong Pim A., Hendriks Eva J., Westerink Jan, Spiering Wilko, de Borst Gert J., Cramer Maarten J., Bartstra Jonas W., Doesburg Teddo, Rutters Femke, van der Heijden Amber A., Schalkwijk Casper, Schurgers Leon J., van der Schouw Yvonne T., Beulens Joline W.J., 13 jul 2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15 14 p.

Association of plasma biomarkers of fruit and vegetable intake with incident type 2 diabetes:EPIC-InterAct case-cohort study in eight European countries

Zheng Ju Sheng, Sharp Stephen J., Imamura Fumiaki, Chowdhury Rajiv, Gundersen Thomas E., Steur Marinka, Sluijs Ivonne, Van Der Schouw Yvonne T., Agudo Antonio, Aune Dagfinn, Barricarte Aurelio, Boeing Heiner, Chirlaque María Dolores, Dorronsoro Miren, Freisling Heinz, El-Fatouhi Douae, Franks Paul W., Fagherazzi Guy, Grioni Sara, Gunter Marc J., Kyrø Cecilie, Katzke Verena, Kühn Tilman, Khaw Kay Tee, Laouali Nasser, Masala Giovanna, Nilsson Peter M., Overvad Kim, Panico Salvatore, Papier Keren, Quirós J. Ramón, Rolandsson Olov, Redondo-Sánchez Daniel, Ricceri Fulvio, Schulze Matthias B., Spijkerman Annemieke M.W., Tjønneland Anne, Tong Tammy Y.N., Tumino Rosario, Weiderpass Elisabete, Danesh John, Butterworth Adam S., Riboli Elio, Forouhi Nita G., Wareham Nicholas J. 8 jul 2020, In: The BMJ. 370 , p. m2194 14 p.

Reducing cardiometabolic risk in adults with a low socioeconomic position:Protocol of the Supreme Nudge parallel cluster-randomised controlled supermarket trial

Stuber Josine M., Mackenbach Joreintje D., De Boer Femke E., De Bruijn Gert Jan, Gillebaart Marleen, Harbers Marjolein C., Hoenink Jody C., Klein Michel C.A., Middel Cédric N.H., Van Der Schouw Yvonne T., Schuitmaker-Warnaar Tjerk Jan, Velema Elizabeth, Vos Anne L., Waterlander Wilma E., Lakerveld Jeroen, Beulens Joline W.J. 19 mei 2020, In: nutrition journal. 19

Anti-Müllerian hormone levels and risk of cancer:A systematic review

Verdiesen Renée M.G., van Gils Carla H., van der Schouw Yvonne T., Onland-Moret N. Charlotte mei 2020, In: Maturitas. 135 , p. 53-67 15 p.

All Research Output (652)