Cardiovascular disease is one of the main causes of death in both men and women and, with the current aging population and rise in cardiovascular risk factors, this is not likely to change without a collective effort. To address this challenge, cardiovascular investigators, clinicians and educators from UMC Utrecht have assembled into one program: Circulatory Health. The mission of our program is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease worldwide.
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Mutations in gene Tmem161b as cause for cardiac arrhythmias
Researchers discover protein that triggers muscle regeneration
Treating artery stenosis with sound waves
In search of a therapy for chronic heart failure
Genes discovered that play a role in aneurysm
UMC Utrecht Center for Circulatory Health launches MOOC ‘Advanced Heart Failure’
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Chair Circulatory Health uitklapper, klik om te openen
Focus areas uitklapper, klik om te openen
Research groups uitklapper, klik om te openen
The Utrecht Cardiovascular Cohort uitklapper, klik om te openen
The Utrecht Cardiovascular Cohort: Uniform data collection in routine clinical practice in cardiovascular patients for optimal care, quality control and research.
Patient care uitklapper, klik om te openen
Expertise centers for rare diseases uitklapper, klik om te openen
• Center for Congenital Vascular Abnormalities Utrecht.
• Center for Hereditary Cardiovascular Diseases.
• WKZ Children's Heart Center (in collaboration with Child Health).
• National Expertise Center PXE (LEP).
• Centre of Expertise for Fahr Patients (in formation).
• Expert Centre Hereditary and Congenital Nephrologic and Urologic Disorders.
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Are you interested in the exact cause of a myocardial or cerebral infarction or do you want to know how cardiac failure or arrhythmias develop? Or are you more interested in improving prevention or treatment of cardiovascular disease? Within the Center for Circulatory Health you can participate in solving these issues.